How to Go Zero Waste on Vacation

Summer is here and many of us have vacation plans lined up every weekend, starting with this past July 4th weekend. It is easy to get away from the hustle and bustle of work life and forget about all of our responsibilities, but there is one full-time job we should keep in mind, wherever our … Continue reading How to Go Zero Waste on Vacation

Cultivating More Eco-Friendly Habits in 2019

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

A Consumer’s Struggle: Contact Lenses and Solutions

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.

How to Reduce Your Footprint during the Holiday Season

This #holiday season, many of us will be looking to online retailers for our Christmas gifts, but this leaves a MASSIVE environmental footprint. Here are some ways you can reduce your footprint while keeping the holiday spirit alive!

How You Can Reduce Food Waste this Holiday Season

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.

What to Recycle in Your Blue Bin

The common rule is to #recycle glass, plastic, and metals in your blue bin, but it's not as simple as you think. Did you know that only glass jars and bottles are accepted? Find out more on my latest post!

How Our Elected Officials Can #RiseforClimate

On 9/8/18, the global community mobilized to #RiseforClimate. What are the next steps? I suggest some calls to action for our elected officials to consider and hope you can join me in advocating for one, some, all, or more of these suggestions to address #climatechange and protect our #environment.

New Yorkers Rise for Climate Action

This evening, over 3,000 New Yorkers took to the streets of FiDi for the Rise for Climate March demanding Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, and other elected officials to denounce fossil fuels, divest from fossil fuel money, and move NYC and NYS in the direction of renewable energy. Since This is Zero Hour’s … Continue reading New Yorkers Rise for Climate Action

Where Do Our Blue Bin Recyclables Go in NYC?

Where Do Our Blue Bin Recyclables Go in NYC? I visited the @SimsMuni #recycling facility to find out! #environment #sustainability

A Consumer’s Struggle: Beverage Containers

We’ve produced >9bn tons of plastic, ever. That’s the equivalent of 80 million blue whales. Why is it so difficult to find beverages not packaged in plastic?