Five Prominent WASH Organizations to Look Out for on World Water Day

2.1 billion people do not have reliable access to clean drinking #water, according to the World Water Development Report released by the UN. Here are 5 organizations working to change that. #WASH #sustainability #WorldWaterDay

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

How One Environmental Science Class Inspired an 8-Year Old in India to Focus His Future on Clean Water Access

Age is nothing but a number when it comes to identifying solutions to the problems we see every day. At 8 years old, one young man in India decided he would dedicate his career to improve clean water access to communities around the world, and more. #OYW2018 #GreentheGene

How You Can Protect the Planet’s Health through Food

This week, I attended the EAT-Lancet Commission Report launch at the UN to hear leading experts discuss the transformation needed in our current food systems to sustain a growing population and achieve planetary health. Read a summary of the report recommendations here. #EATLancet #foodcanfixit

New York City’s First Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens in Bushwick

I'm really excited to hear that NYC opened its first zero waste grocery store in Bushwick, called Precycle, where you can shop for food items in bulk! Check out my post for more info 🙂

Eco-Friendly Habits I’ve Developed in 2018

Looking back on 2018, I made a commitment to myself to be more conscious of my everyday lifestyle and habits to work toward reducing my footprint. These are some habits I developed in the past year!

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.