Attending your first major protest can feel almost insurmountably intimidating – so here are some helpful tips on what to do before your first protest, both mentally and physically! Please note that there are my experiences as a US citizen attending protests in both the US and abroad. Check with your local organizers to get […]
There’s a lot of talk about zero waste period options out there already, but what I think a lot miss is the emphasis on why we should switch to more sustainable options beyond a nebulous “it’s better for the environment!” angle. Sure the environment is important, but providing access to zero waste period products (and better yet, […]
Seattle. Starbucks. Scotland. By now you’ve been inundated by triumphant Facebook posts about at least one plastic straw ban passing or getting proposed. It’s all very much a good thing, right? Well… What a lot of these articles are missing is the very real backlash from the disability community who use plastic straws to function, […]
After years of living zero waste, I’m not a big shopper. So I turned to my Instagram followers and asked them to help me answer: what’s the best zero waste store? Because it’s a question I get a lot and I wanted some great stores to point people away from places like Am*zon. Of course, […]
For those of you who may dread a zero waste holiday: be a good role model, set realistic goals, and get a little bit sneaky with how you introduce sustainability to people!