Earth focused, Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: Access to Natural Resources

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Angelou Ezeilo, the… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Access to Natural Resources

Earth focused, Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: Value Earth

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Jerome Ringo the… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Value Earth

Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Tips

Switching to Sustainable Self-Care Products

Collage of some self care swaps made (not sponsored) As you know, our family has been on a low-waste/plastic-free journey since December 2018. Me sharing the process and then starting the business has encouraged folks to ask questions about our journey and our swaps. Common questions I get typically come in the form of WHY… Continue reading Switching to Sustainable Self-Care Products

Earth focused, Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: Nature is a great equalizer

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Audrey and Frank… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Nature is a great equalizer

Life

February Focus

It is hard to believe that today is the last day of January. I hope you enjoyed my posts on EcoActions. My focus for February is Sustainable Self Care — I will provide insight on integrating sustainable self care products and actions in one’s life. In addition, my motivational posts will be share memorable quotes… Continue reading February Focus

Earth focused, Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Tips

Easy Eco-Swaps for Home & Personal

The concept of making environmental-focused swaps (eco-swaps) occurs at every stage (level) of someone's sustainable living journey. Contrary to what some portray not every eco-swap requires a lot of money-- there are some swaps that one can perform for free or even low-cost. I thought I'd share a few easy swaps one can make for… Continue reading Easy Eco-Swaps for Home & Personal

Earth focused, Life, Low-waste Living, Making A Difference, Plastic-Free Living

EcoAction: Do You Know Your FootPrint

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 EcoAction: Do You Know Your FootPrint

Life

Our Purchasing Power

Keeping with the concept of low-waste holidays, this weeks posts will focus on holiday gifting. I will provide suggestions on types of gifts, tips on some DIY gifts, and then lead a live discussion on wrapping the gifts. Today’s motivational quote is a reminder that WE can still make a difference when selecting holiday gifts.… Continue reading Our Purchasing Power

Decoration, Life, Low-waste Living, Tips

Low Waste Holidays – Decor

For the next couple of weeks I will be providing tips and ideas on having a low-waste holiday season. Decor is one of the key components of December’s holiday celebrations. Holiday decorations can also be one of the key items we waste. The above graphic provides tips on how one can reduce their own holiday… Continue reading Low Waste Holidays – Decor

Food Waste, Life, Low-waste Living

Low Waste Thanksgiving

It's somewhat hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost a week away. We won't be doing anything special on Thanksgiving day this year -- we typically don't go anywhere since most of my family is in Kentucky. Thanksgiving celebrations are major contributors to our society's vast amounts of food waste. So I thought I'd provide… Continue reading Low Waste Thanksgiving