SeaLegacy: An Organization Turning the Tide on Ocean Conservation

If you don’t know Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier, your day is about to get a whole lot better. These National Geographic photographers are the creative minds behind SeaLegacy, a Canadian-based nonprofit focused on the conservation of our oceans. However, this is not any old non-profit. This dream team sets out into the wilderness for … Continue reading SeaLegacy: An Organization Turning the Tide on Ocean Conservation

5 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Spring Cleaning

It is that time of the year again - spring cleaning! To some, this might be a day or long weekend to look forward to, but for others, it can be easily overlooked. No matter how much cleaning you do this spring season, try these easy eco-friendly tips for more sustainable cleaning. Use reusable cloths: … Continue reading 5 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Spring Cleaning

Age of the Influencer: Addicted to Fashion

Written by: Rachel Cook Fashion is as beautiful and artistic as any form of art. It transcends its basic purpose to clothe the human form in expressions of social influence and reflections of identity through personal style. Just as every artist has its muse, every decade of fashion has been personified by a select few … Continue reading Age of the Influencer: Addicted to Fashion

What is the circular economy, anyway?

What is the circular economy, anyway? This article is via the City of Austin's Resource Recovery, originally posted January 11th, 2019. It is highly encouraged to visit their website for city-wide information about sustainability, zero waste, and the environment. Also, the original post can be viewed here! By Natalie Betts In the Zero Waste world, … Continue reading What is the circular economy, anyway?

Climate Change in Austin

Climate Change in Austin This article is via the City of Austin's Office of Sustainability, originally posted October 16th, 2018. It is highly encouraged to visit their website for city-wide information about sustainability, climate, and the environment. Also, the original post can be viewed here! Austin already has an extreme climate, and climate projections tell … Continue reading Climate Change in Austin

Less is More: Can We Consume Responsibly?

By: Jeremy Simon This article is courtesy of the author. You can access the original post here: Less is More For consumers who aim to shop based on their values or political beliefs, deciding what products are safe to buy isn’t easy. Store shelves are full of rows upon rows of products, and online retailers offer even … Continue reading Less is More: Can We Consume Responsibly?

The Environmental Impact of Fashion & Textiles

by Becky Phung Take a second and think back to the last thing you threw away. Was it a greasy napkin from Panda Express? An empty plastic milk jug? A single threadbare sock from five years ago that you’ve finally decided to part with? The concept of waste management is as old as time, especially … Continue reading The Environmental Impact of Fashion & Textiles

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes to Truly be Thankful For

by Emma Overholt For many typical American families the Thanksgiving dinner table is covered with traditional foods from roasted turkey, to stuffing, and mashed potatoes. For vegans, Thanksgiving can seem intimidating, but with the online community growing over the past few years, there are copious amounts of vegan-friendly recipes that are sure to blow you … Continue reading Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes to Truly be Thankful For