Join Me in the 2017 Eco Challenge!

I’m so excited to participate in the 2017 Eco Challenge and I want to encourage you all to participate too! The challenge runs from October 11 to October 25, 2017 and there are a bunch of different actions you can take in different categories including food, transportation, nature, energy, and many more. They say it … Continue reading Join Me in the 2017 Eco Challenge!

Fashion Brands That Care About The Environment

I’ll admit that when I was in high school applying to fashion colleges, I didn’t connect the dots between the fashion industry and environmental sustainability. Like most people, my go-to stores for new clothes back in the day were fast-fashion spots like H&M, Forever 21, Zara, etc., without even understanding what fast-fashion truly meant. When … Continue reading Fashion Brands That Care About The Environment

6 Ways To Be An Eco-Friendly Traveler

Summer may be coming to an end, but some of you may be looking at flight prices for your winter holiday travels in the meantime (I am!) It’s a fact that air traveling is one of the biggest pollutants to the environment, but for most people, it’s also unavoidable and makes them feel very ecoguilty. … Continue reading 6 Ways To Be An Eco-Friendly Traveler

4 Ways You Can Literally Protect Parks and Beaches

Now that it’s the height of summer, I love spending as much time outdoors. Whether I’m traveling or staying in the city, I always make an effort to visit local parks and beaches and bask in the sun. The feeling of sand sticking to my skin and smelling the salty ocean air or running my … Continue reading 4 Ways You Can Literally Protect Parks and Beaches

Go Local: 5 Reasons Why Buying Local Food is Sustainably Better

I read a blog post somewhere and the writer asked, “Why do we trust celebrities and national brands so much over locally produced items by our community?” It’s a valid question. We tend to trust things that have the most marketing, advertising, or followers. I know I do sometimes. Locally-made products usually require a little … Continue reading Go Local: 5 Reasons Why Buying Local Food is Sustainably Better