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… Read More How You Can Protect the Planet’s Health through Food
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 :)… Read More New York City’s First Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens in Bushwick
Looking back on 2018, I made a commitment to myself to be more conscious of my everyday lifestyle and habits to work toward reducing my footprint. These are some habits I developed in the past year!… Read More Eco-Friendly Habits I’ve Developed in 2018
As a contact lens wearer for over a decade, I’m looking for solutions to reduce my environmental footprint. Contact lenses are made of flexible plastics, and when improperly disposed, can end up breaking down into microplastics and ending up in our oceans! And what about the contact lens solutions? Read on to learn more.… Read More A Consumer’s Struggle: Contact Lenses and Solutions
Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food ($1 trillion worth) is wasted in the US per year. There is a collective effort among sectors to tackle #foodwaste, from the organizational, community, to state and country levels.
What can we as individuals do to tackle food waste this holiday season? Read more to find out.… Read More How You Can Reduce Food Waste this Holiday Season
Arriving in the Netherlands was quite the shock since I am from NYC. The streets for cars were narrow, but the sidewalks and bike paths were wide and in abundance! Everywhere I turned, there were parked bicycles, and there seemed to be more cyclists on the road than there were cars. I had taken a… Read More Netherlands: A Country Built for People, Not Cars
Can you believe 2018 is already here?! These past few months have whizzed by so quickly and I don’t think I’ve registered that we’re starting a new year already :O My time in SE Asia has really changed my perspective and outlook on life, and I want 2018 to push me forward and help me… Read More 7 Habits to Adopt in 2018