Category: environment

5 podcasts to inspire sustainable lifestyles

1.The Minimalists Live a more meaningful life with less. Enjoywhere to watch: Apple Podcasts – Google Podcasts – Spotify – Stitcher 2.Costing the Earth This podcast by BBC Radio 4 is about human’s effect on the environment and how the environment reacts. The hosts…

a quick guide to bulk shopping

So you want to shop more sustainably, good for you! I’m going to make this brief because contrary to popular belief- shopping in bulk is simple and exceptionally easy to integrate into your lifestyle. Check it out: before you go 1. Write your shopping…

The Art and Power of Expression

Our impact on the environment boils down to one thing: human behavior. I try my best to buy from socially and environmentally responsible vendors. I go out of my way to support companies that empower women and minorities. I even continue to support companies…

Paul Hawken: DRAWDOWN

Last night, I got to meet one of my all-time heroes. Paul Hawken is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, DRAWDOWN: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. In this book, he and his colleagues outline solutions being…

Caution: Hot Surface

Have you seen the news? You can read it here, here, here or the actual report: here. The Earth is getting hotter, much hotter. I think what stands out rather glaringly when I read these articles is that we need institutional, technological and political…

Office Trash Talk: removing trash cans from individual offices changed Etsy’s culture

Etsy is an E-Commerce Company focused on handmade or vintage items. The site connects people to artisans all over the world. In fact, many of my zero waste contacts are shop owners on Etsy! Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn, NY has been free of individual…

“Hothouse Earth”- Cutting Greenhouse Gases is Not Enough

What does it mean to enter a “Hothouse Earth” state? We are currently hurtling toward a tipping point of irreversible damage to our planet. A “Hothouse Earth” state occurs when global temperatures reach 7 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit (4 to 5 degrees Celsius) higher…

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