Month: May 2019

greenwashing in the age of environmentalism

My spell check is telling me that “greenwashing” is not a word. So naturally I went online and double-checked that, it is, in fact referred to as “greenwashing”, one word. What I just did is a fancy thing millennials like to call “fact checking”….

LEED Certification

According to the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. LEED provides a framework that project teams can apply to create healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving…

happy blog-iversary to me!

One year ago today I started writing about bamboo toothbrushes. No one really asked me to and I’m not entirely sure what prompted me to go down that very specific rabbit hole-but I’m sure glad I did. It’s been one year and I’ve covered…

Secondhand Fashion in the DC Area

You’ve probably been hearing the term “fast fashion” buzzing around your social media and news outlets lately but what is it and why is it harmful? One of my favorite blogs, The Good Trade, states that β€œFast fashion utilizes trend replication, rapid production, and…

5 Simple Steps that WILL Save the Planet!

Does it sound too good to be true? That’s cause it is! Now hold up! This is an inclusive blog that encourages people to take small steps in an effort to live more sustainably, what’s with the Onion-esque article title? Hear me out- have…

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