Category: Inspire

2020: The Climate Candidate

Day 1 of Democratic primary debates has come and gone. Instead of focusing on each of the 10 candidates that stood on stage last night, I’d like to focus on who and what I want in the Oval Office in 2020. What does the…

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…

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…

Today, I got in an argument.

Today I got in an argument. It was over before I even realized one of us was fighting with the other. A man almost 3X my age sent me a link to a news story titled “This is the New Face of the Democrat…

Litterati: Zero Waste Trending

Litterati contains some of my most favorite things: puns, maps, data collection, Geospatial analysis, pattern observation, accountability and global connections. Add some animals on the platform and I’m sold (jk, the app is free). This app allows the user to photograph litter, tag it…

Zero Waste Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

“Zero waste meal planning” doesn’t always mean “zero meal, wasted planning”… although, I’ll admit sometimes it does end up that way. Here are a few tips and examples of how I’ve survived without plastic in the kitchen. Grocery Shopping List Black beans (byo container)…

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