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What’s your climate action niche?

Let’s face it: it’s hard to take climate action. The crushing existential dread of the climate crisis makes you feel helpless. You feel like all of your individual actions are useless against such a massive, global problem. Plus, you know. Global pandemic, rising economic inequality, and all the other horror shows that come with a […]

What to do before your first protest – tips & tricks

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 […]

The huge problem with straw bans – and zero waste

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, […]

The 8 most popular online eco shops

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 are the best eco shops online? Because it’s a question I get a lot and I wanted some great eco shops to point people away from places like Am*zon. […]