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?
Thanks so much to Hawnuh Lee of Closed-Loop Cooking for teaching us how to host your own zero-waste dinner party!
What’s the carbon footprint of email? (Because sometimes the things you start to think about as you get more sustainability-minded just get odder and odder.)
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, multi-purpose zero waste items that we can avoid single-use plastics as best we can and
Which brings us to the eternal question in sustainability: can individual behaviors stop climate change, or is it too big of a problem?
Cultivating a solid zero waste laundry routine depends on a lot: do you have clothing that requires special care? Is your water hard? Do you have a washer and dryer in your house, or do you wash things by hand or drag it to a laundromat? After several years of experimenting and moving through several laundry situations, I’ve settled on a very simple, cheap laundry routine that serves my minimal