How to Reduce Food Waste at Home: Resources

In March, I rounded out the mini-workshop series on the topic of waste, culminating on a popular topic that many folks are talking about to their peers (and even in mainstream media): food waste.

A Deeper Dive into Waste and Recycling Workshop: Resources

Learn more about how our recyclables are processed, why certain items are accepted and others are not, and how we can become better recyclers in the latest resource guide to supplement the workshop with guest presenter Kara Napolitano from Sims Municipal Recycling!

Recycling 101 and Waste Reduction Workshop: Resources

In early February, I hosted the first of a three-part mini-workshop series on the topic of waste. In this workshop, we covered the basics around recycling and shared some tips and tricks for reducing waste in our every day lives. For those who joined me in this event live, thank you so much for your … Continue reading Recycling 101 and Waste Reduction Workshop: Resources

The World’s Biggest Brands Commit To Tackling Plastic Pollution, But What Else Can Be Done? (originally published on The Rising)

Plastic pollution activists and coalitions have emphasized the responsibility that the world’s largest brands play in addressing this global crisis, but what else can be done?

How Recycled Soap Can Increase Economic Opportunities, Health Education, and Sanitation Access: One Man’s Story

Eco-Soap Bank is one organization that is going above and beyond to transform the lives of families around the world through the power of hygiene and education. I had the privilege to meet some of the Eco-Soap Bank team when I was in Cambodia and see them in action, and I am so proud of how far they've come. Please consider supporting their latest initiative, Project EcoSoap, as they aim to employ an additional 45 women full-time and expand their reach with a 'buy one, give 100' model to continue giving soap and hygiene education to countless more children and families. #ProjectEcoSoap #recycling #hygiene #sanitation #WASH

Project EcoSoap: the Initiative that Recycles Leftover Hotel Soap to Save Lives

Organizations such as Eco-Soap Bank can tangibly transform the lives of people through #WASH. Support their latest initiative, @ProjectEcoSoap which will empower women in rural #Cambodia: https://projectecosoap.org/ #ProjectEcoSoap

Does the New York Plastic Bag Ban Go Far Enough?

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

An Innovative Foundation Takes on Waste Before it Enters the Oceans

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.

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!

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