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”

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”

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”

Quick Post: Reuse Mini Makeup Containers

I have already noticed changes in the way that I am thinking and acting since starting this blog. Everytime I finish using a product it triggers a research process to find a more sustainable replacement. I am also being more responsible about what happens to my used items at the end of their lives TodayContinue reading “Quick Post: Reuse Mini Makeup Containers”