This week, legislators announced that they will be implementing a plastic bag ban in New York State starting in 2020. But does this go far enough to #BeatPlasticPollution and address the overall waste management crisis we are experiencing? #plasticbagban #NewYork #zerowaste
We're two months into 2019, but it's not too late to have goals for what you want to achieve for this year. In a previous post, I shared some of the eco-friendly habits I adopted in 2018, but I know there's room to grow, and here are some I'd like to cultivate! #ecoliving #lowimpactliving #zerowaste #composting #supportlocal
Age is nothing but a number when it comes to identifying solutions to the problems we see every day. At 8 years old, one young man in India decided he would dedicate his career to improve clean water access to communities around the world, and more. #OYW2018 #GreentheGene
Recycled Island Foundation is taking on waste pollution in our waters and transforming city landscapes like never before. Read more about their innovative way of recycling and repurposing plastic to beautify Rotterdam and cities outside of the Netherlands.
This week, I attended the EAT-Lancet Commission Report launch at the UN to hear leading experts discuss the transformation needed in our current food systems to sustain a growing population and achieve planetary health. Read a summary of the report recommendations here. #EATLancet #foodcanfixit
We are facing a climate emergency, but many individuals and parties, such as 350.org, Sunrise Movement, and Our Children's Trust, are taking action. On Thursday, climate and environmental activists and advocates convened at the New York Society for Ethical Culture to discuss tactics being used today to fight for climate justice. Read more about this event in my blog post.
I'm really excited to hear that NYC opened its first zero waste grocery store in Bushwick, called Precycle, where you can shop for food items in bulk! Check out my post for more info 🙂