News and Essays

How To Make Your Home (or Apartment) More Environmentally Friendly

  This article is via the TheEnvironmentalBlog.com, originally posted May 22nd, 2018. It is highly encouraged to visit their website for information about sustainability, zero waste, and the environment. Also, the original post can be viewed here! As we discover more about how the planet works and what is hurting it, more people are becoming … Continue reading How To Make Your Home (or Apartment) More Environmentally Friendly

Zero Waste Gift Ideas

Hello friends! In today's blog post, I wanted to share some amazing gift ideas that are zero waste. This blog post will cover sustainable products to help your friends and family become more environmentally conscious, vegan and ethical brands that you can purchase from without guilt, and tips for existing presents and minimizing excess waste. … Continue reading Zero Waste Gift Ideas

Easy Tips for a Sustainable Easter Weekend

Use real eggs, instead of plastic eggs An easy swap for the typical plastic eggs is your good, old, natural eggs. My family loves to buy eggs from a local family that raises their own chickens. Plastic eggs usually break very easily and don't last but for a year or two. Everyone loves dying eggs … Continue reading Easy Tips for a Sustainable Easter Weekend

The Essential Practices of Sustainable Gardening

This article is via the TheEnvironmentalBlog.com, originally posted January 28th, 2019. It is highly encouraged to visit their website for information about sustainability, zero waste, and the environment. Also, the original post can be viewed here! Sustainable gardening. Sounds weird, right? Gardening that is harmful to nature does not seem to ring true. Real talk … Continue reading The Essential Practices of Sustainable Gardening

5 Practical Ways to Reduce Food Packaging Waste

  This article is via the TheEnvironmentalBlog.com, originally posted May 22nd, 2018. It is highly encouraged to visit their website for information about sustainability, zero waste, and the environment. Also, the original post can be viewed here!   Food packaging waste is a serious environmental issue. Much of the plastic produced in the world comes … Continue reading 5 Practical Ways to Reduce Food Packaging Waste

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?