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
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
Plastic pollution is something we see every day in our backyards (literally), on the streets, or in our bodies of water. This young man from Uganda recognized that plastic could be used for good and provide housing for the poor – I was privileged to hear him speak at #OYW2018 and wanted to share his story with you, too. #BeatPlasticPollution #UnplasticThePlanet… Read More How One Young Man’s Childhood Experiences Spurred the Movement to Build Homes Out of Plastic Bottles in Uganda
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!… Read More How to Reduce Your Footprint during the 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.… 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
#WhoGivesACrap is a company that produces toilet paper using 100% recycled paper or bamboo to disrupt the paper production industry and help combat the rapid deforestation occurring around the world. Love their mission!… Read More Who Gives A Crap? The Company Disrupting the TP Industry