Quick Tip: If you order from Amazon you should do this!

I always have a concern when thinking about purchasing something. When I make this purchase am I harming the planet? Inherently consumption of manufactured goods is harmful, since it takes energy and therefore carbon emissions to produce. This is why I try to avoid buying things when possible, better for my wallet and the planet.Continue reading “Quick Tip: If you order from Amazon you should do this!”

Electric Vehicles – The environmental questions we should be asking

Editor’s note: This article was originally written on 3/17/2020. Given the dynamic environment we are living in right now, we are unsure what information might have changed since this article was written. However, there has been a lot of news about Tesla reopening its plant in California. Production of electric vehicles may soon be increasing.Continue reading “Electric Vehicles – The environmental questions we should be asking”

Introducing My Worm Composting Bin

Hey guys today I want to talk about composting. More specifically vermicomposting. Vermicomposting is when you use worms to process your food scraps and turn them into usable nutrient rich soil. You can use it to enrich bad soil or create compost that you can add to deck plants, a vegetable garden, etc… I startedContinue reading “Introducing My Worm Composting Bin”

5 DIY Sustainable Activities/Projects to do during Corona!

Corona and social distancing has really disrupted my normal activities and routines. In an effort to fight off the cabin fever here are 5 things that I have been doing while staying at home. Experiment with New Recipes: Oatmeal & Pasta w/ Vegan Cream Sauce Since I am currently back home living with family IContinue reading “5 DIY Sustainable Activities/Projects to do during Corona!”

Learnings from a Zero Waste Period

Article by: Kshamta Bishnoi My transition to living a more sustainable life started a few years ago with a switch in my diet followed by a reduction in buying plastic wrapped goods and finally becoming more intentional in my choices when it came to health and lifestyle products. One change that I was very hesitantContinue reading “Learnings from a Zero Waste Period”

Quick Post: Eating Less Meat

One of my goals to reduce my overall carbon footprint this year is to eat less meat. I won’t lie. I grew up eating meat, so transitioning away has been tough. I want to share a tip I have been using to get more meals out of the bacon I have been eating. Save theContinue reading “Quick Post: Eating Less Meat”

Try the 365 Challenge! An Interview with Dr. Erlijn van Genuchten

The 365 Sustainable Decisions Challenge is a personal challenge to make one sustainable decision per day for 365 days. The idea is that if you make changes gradually you are more likely to adopt a sustainable lifestyle. I learned about this challenge over twitter and decided to interview its originator. I found the challenge veryContinue reading “Try the 365 Challenge! An Interview with Dr. Erlijn van Genuchten”