Earth focused, Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: When Abuse The Environment

In honor of Women History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Women environmentalists each Monday.   Today's quote is by Isatou Ceesay - Gambia's Queen of Recycling.  Isatou founded Women’s Initiative Gambia (originally N’jau Recycling and Income Generation Group) which plays a major role in the reduction of Gambia's waste. What are your thoughts regarding… Continue reading Motivation Monday: When Abuse The Environment

Life

Hard to Believe It’s Been 8 Months

It has been about 8 months since I announced my desire to establish an ecospace in the Bronx -- specifically phase 1 for EcoBronx LLC. Quick recap the focus of the initial phase of the business was to perform pop-up style markets and educational events. The business has achieved a few milestones in these past… Continue reading Hard to Believe It’s Been 8 Months

Earth focused, Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: Leave A Legacy

In honor of Women History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Women environmentalists each Monday.   Today's quote is by Autumn Peltier - a Canadian youth activist that advocates for clean water.  Autumn was named the Chief Water Commissioner by the Anishinabek Nation in 2019.   What are your thoughts regarding this quote? References… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Leave A Legacy

Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Random Thoughts

It’s okay to not DIY

About this time last year I desired to DIY some self-care and cleaning items. My mindset was it would allow me to save some $ while also help me ensure it was a low-waste item. Naturally this was before I had two children remote learning, opened a low-waste shop, and got additional responsibilities at my… Continue reading It’s okay to not DIY

Earth focused, Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: Pass On to Future Generations

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.   Today's quote is by Dr. J. Drew Lanham - Alumni Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University.  In addition, Dr. Lanham is… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Pass On to Future Generations

Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Random Thoughts

Me and Aunt Flow

Disclaimer: The post is discussing menstruation/menstrual care. Me and Aunt Flow have had a truly intimate relationship for about 33ish years and I can say that our relationship has had it's fair share of highs and lows. You know the those moments were your either rejoicing or frustrated that Flow has decided to make a… Continue reading Me and Aunt Flow

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

Food Waste

Food Waste Spotlight: SWAG

Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on SWAG (Instagram)  which I learnt about last year.  The following are their founder's, Peita, responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and company. A: I brought The Swag to life for a number of very compelling reasons. Many years ago,… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: SWAG

Low-waste Living, Random Thoughts

Self Care Perspective on low-waste living not being universal

Last year I wrote a reflective on how low-waste living isn’t always universal. I’m constantly reminded of this broad concept as I determine which sustainable self-care products I should carry in the store (in case you didn’t know I’m a fairly new owner of a low-waste shop). My hopes are to at least have 2-3… Continue reading Self Care Perspective on low-waste living not being universal