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.
Today’s #motivationalmonday is different from normal because it’s a video. Check out the short-film winner of Connect4Climate’s Film4Climate. Then share in the comments your thoughts.
Today’s Plastic Free July motivational image was posted on Cove’s Instagram. Cove is focused on designing a water bottle not made of plastic - specifically made of polyhydroxyalkanoate(PHA). We all know how tricky it is to avoid plastics. In my opinion, this graphic is a subtle reminder that when you can put the planet first.… Continue reading Choosing Planet Over Plastic
Happy Plastic Free July! I will highlight some interesting statistics and alternatives for particular plastic items throughout the month. Today’s focus is Plastic Bags Share in the comments your favorite alternative to plastic bags OR ask a question regarding this list.
This week is a pretty special one because it’s World Ocean’s week which also includes World Ocean’s Day (June 8). So going to try and focus my posts (and Instagram stories) on oceans and the importance on keeping them safe. View of Atlantic Ocean on the shores of Fire Island, NY As you know, I… Continue reading Connection with the Ocean
Focus for April is #foodwaste with this week delving deeper into the problem. Felt like the best form of #motivationmonday quote to use would be this statement by Dana Gunders which is made during the documentary Just Eat It. What are your thoughts on this quote? Does it make you think about how we as… Continue reading Food Waste Motovation