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?

Recycling 101 with GrowNYC

My office had the privilege to learn #Recycling 101 from @GrowNYC and how we can #ReduceReuseRecycle. There are social, environmental, & economic benefits to reducing waste. Read to find out more!

Why We Should Use Reusable Water Bottles

Americans use 50 billion disposable plastic bottles per year. That's a lot of plastic. I propose ONE swap: reusable water bottles! Read more about the benefits 🙂

The Argument Against the Plastic Straw Ban

I'm all for the movement to eliminate single-use plastics in the world, but we need to consider all populations and listen to all voices, including those from the disabled community, when making these decisions.

How You Can #BeatPlasticPollution

#WorldEnvironmentDay is a day for awareness for the protection of our environment and a day for ACTION. What steps are you taking to #BeatPlasticPollution?