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!
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
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
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
A few weeks ago, the New York Times wrote an article about the role of composting in New York City and the city’s effort to expand composting even more by the end of next year. As someone who is constantly telling everyone I know about composting, this felt like a tiny silver lining, especially after … Continue reading NYC Guide: My Favorite Eateries Reducing Their Eco Footprint