Plastic Free July

Today marks the start of Plastic Free July, a global movement that encourages reusables over single-use plastic items. Every year, millions of tons of plastics pollute our oceans. Studies show that we consume almost 50 lbs of plastic throughout our lifetime. Plastics do not decompose. Instead, they slowly break down into smaller fragments, called microplastics.... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Wedding Planning (Part 2)

Just in case you didn't know, I recently got engaged to my high school sweetheart!!! I jumped straight into wedding planning and I'm on a mission to make our wedding as eco-friendly as possible. My main planning tip is less is more. I actually wrote a sustainable wedding post a few years back. I didn't... Continue Reading →

Refill Stores in the Bay Area

Take a look at all of your personal care and household cleaning products. Are your cabinets full of plastic bottles? The next time you're running low on personal care or cleaning supplies, look to refill those containers instead of buying brand new bottles. Refill shops have been popping up all over the Bay Area. Not... Continue Reading →

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on For many of us, the holidays are going to be a little (or a lot) different this year. In my previous Thanksgiving post, I talked about how to reduce waste. This year, I wanted to share some yummy Thanksgiving recipes that are vegan! My boyfriend, who is definitely not... Continue Reading →

Equity and the Environment

This week I wanted to spend a little time talking about equity and the environment. There's a lot going on in the world right now and it's important to remember that everything is interconnected. The environmental movement is not solely about protecting our natural world. It's also about protecting each other. Marginalized communities are more... Continue Reading →

Shelter-In-Place (Sustainably)

I hope that you are all staying healthy and safe during this time of social distancing. The spread of infectious diseases is expected to increase while climate change impacts continue to intensify and habitation destruction continues to grow. This being so, we must continue promote sustainability even during this time of shelter-in-place. I was happy... Continue Reading →

Black Friday & Cyber Monday

The holiday season has finally arrived! Isn't it interesting how Thanksgiving (a day where we give thanks for all that we have in life) is followed by Black Friday (a day where everyone gets excited over deals and buys way more than they need)? Before you jump into those Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals,... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Summer Wear

Summer is my favorite season because I love spending time enjoying the sunshine! If you plan to spend time at the beach or pool this summer, hopefully this quick little sustainable summer post will be useful to you! Swimwear We all know that sustainable clothing brands can be expensive, so I spent some time searching... Continue Reading →

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