5 Sustainability Resolutions for 2021!

2021 is almost here (goodbye 2020 and good riddance!) This means it’s time to find a new sustainability resolution for the new year. For those of you in doubt as to why you should change your personal habits to be more sustainable see this article that I wrote about why one person’s sustainability matters (theContinue reading “5 Sustainability Resolutions for 2021!”

EasyFootprint User Testing

Testing our prototype with users like you has given us so many ideas! This week, we had the opportunity to watch users interact with some initial designs, and it gave us a few key insights: Customizable metrics. Different users want different levels of detail in the information we give them. Some wanted a simplified, singleContinue reading “EasyFootprint User Testing”

Accountabilibuddies: Other Habit Building Analogs

In tackling how best to design our app, we decided to look at how others are addressing the same problems. Most of the competitors we found in the sustainability industry aren’t information aggregators like we hope to be, so we had to get creative and think about adjacent industries that are trying to solve similarContinue reading “Accountabilibuddies: Other Habit Building Analogs”

Mo’ Green, Mo’ Problems

To assess alternative features and functionality for our app, this week we expanded the scope of our problem identification. We conducted further user interviews to understand what overarching problems our users are having in their sustainability journey outside of just issues in the buying process. Some further issues we identified include: Guilt and decision fatigue.Continue reading “Mo’ Green, Mo’ Problems”

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”

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”