In honor of Black History month, will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday. Form of thanks and appreciation for ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference. Today’s quote is by Shelton Johnson - a national parks ranger. Johnson provides detailed history on the Buffalo Soldiers involvement with the national parks in the… Continue reading Part of the Natural World
In honor of Black History month, will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday. Form of thanks and appreciation for ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference. Today’s quote is by Hattie Carthan whom played a major role in NYC’s, specifically Brooklyn, parks and tree plantings. Share in the comments how these words… Continue reading Owe Something To Your Community
It's the second day of February which means Galentine's Day and Valentine's Day are soon approaching. I don't know about you, but I typically don't do a lot of gifting for either of these holidays. I mainly celebrated it as a kid, when I was in a serious relationship, and in the early years of… Continue reading Sustainable Ways to Express Your Love
I truly believe that it will take us all making collective efforts to ensure Mother Earth is safe for future generations. So here are a few suggestive community ecoactions we can all start performing. Create and promote an environmentally focused petition Create educational material to shareHost and/or join a local cleanup Host a environmental documentary/movie… Continue reading Community EcoActions
Focus for the week is EcoActions one can do on-the-go or when at work/school. I thought I’d highlight some on-the-go ecoactions first since individuals can have more control of their waste when out and about. Quite honestly, I feel the easiest one on the list is bringing your own reusable bag. I personally try to… Continue reading Easy On The Go EcoActions
I don’t know about you but I’m constantly getting unwanted mail - - mail for the previous owner, credit card options, and random catalogs/magazines I never requested. AKA - dreaded junk mail Did you know an average person gets about 41lbs of junk mail per year. Hmm that’s about 6 gallons of gasoline😧 I did… Continue reading 3 Ways to Reduce Junk Mail
I personally think one can't figure out what sustainable actions to incorporate in their life without knowing their present environmental impact. Which is why my first suggested ecoaction is to calculate at least one of your sustainability footprints. Sustainability footprints basically measure your impact on the environment (my definition). The following image highlights some of… Continue reading Updated EcoAction: Do You Know Your FootPrint
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It’s my birth month so the August motivational quotes will relate to aspects about me. Today’s quote is by the beloved Maya Angelou and features a butterfly illustration by @the_little_oak_learning (Instagram). If you didn’t know the butterfly is my favorite creature - I have a butterfly garden lower leg tattoo sleeve. I love the beauty… Continue reading Beauty of Butterfly
Here’s a suggestive list of sponge alternatives for the traditional synthetic/plastic cleaning sponge.