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
Happy New Year to all and thanks for your patience while I took a break from sharing these amazing stories during #ShoutOutSundays. I am back with another inspirational individual from Cameroon who took plastic waste and turned it into something that their community could use; read on to find out more.… Read More How One Young Cameroonian Founded an Organization to Combat Climate Change and Preserve the Environment in Their Country
In the restaurants and stores of Oaxaca City, anuncios could be seen everywhere instructing customers to do one thing: ditch the plastic. Check out how Mexico is tackling plastic pollution in my latest post!… Read More Mexico Joins the Effort to Combat Plastic Pollution
Today is National Voter Registration Day. If you aren’t registered to vote, today’s the day! If you care about any of these issues, this midterm election is important now more than ever: If you’re tired of mass shootings and seeing innocent people and children getting shot and killed in malls, restaurants, churches, schools etc. If… Read More When We All Vote, Change Will Happen
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!… Read More What to Recycle in Your Blue Bin
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.… Read More How Our Elected Officials Can #RiseforClimate
Where Do Our Blue Bin Recyclables Go in NYC? I visited the @SimsMuni #recycling facility to find out! #environment #sustainability… Read More Where Do Our Blue Bin Recyclables Go in NYC?