“Post-Petroleum Stress Disorder”: mental health and climate change are inextricably linked – here’s what that looks like and what can help.
Zero waste is more than a plastic bag/ Zero waste and sustainability are big, complex ideas. Sometimes that means – as they get shared around the internet – they get boiled down to oversimplifications and we end up losing those important nuances.
There are many actions we can take within our current system that will drastically cut down on our waste, reduce our carbon footprint, and help us be better stewards of the planet.
The Global Environmental Outlook 6 (GEO 6) is a massive report that seeks to not only assess how different factors of the environment are, but how their change effects humanity. What did it find?
If you – like me – found zero waste through a cutesy blog post or idealized Instagram feed, jumping into the movement can feel so intimidating. So many new ideas, so many people trying to sell you the accouterments to your new lifestyle. But the truth is: zero waste should be simple. We should have enough simple, …
Which brings us to the eternal question in sustainability: can individual behaviors stop climate change, or is it too big of a problem?
How do I go zero waste with kids? is part 2 of the series on exploring zero waste with other people. Part 1: How do I go zero waste with a partner that doesn’t care? “Why are you putting those plastic forks in your bag, Ms. Polly?” I hadn’t realized one of my little 5-year-old students …