Earth Day

I am a major appreciator of the Earth. I love appreciating it from a global perspective, because no matter where I go it is always the same Earth under my feet. It's amazing to think that no matter how different the landscape is, it's all on the same planet. No matter how different the people... Continue Reading →

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Everything is Beautiful, Let’s Keep it that Way

The sun is shining, the birds are singing. Today seemed like a good day to go to the park, climb into a creek, pick up some trash, and get laughed at by an old man. All in the name of nature. But honestly, everything is so beautiful. The flowers are coming up and the trees... Continue Reading →

My Zero Waste Necessities

Let me start by saying that I am not completely "zero waste." I do, however, try to live as closely to this lifestyle as possible. Also I despise plastic and what it is doing to our lovely earth, so I do everything in my power to keep it at arm's length. For me, this meant... Continue Reading →

Plastic Bags are Trash (literally)

So what's the deal with plastic bags anyway? It's quite simple, really. The Stats It is estimated that approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used per shopper, per year. Americans alone throw away 100 billion.  Just think about that number for a minute. 5 billion bags per shopper, per year. You heard me right, that's a... Continue Reading →

#2 | reduce, reuse, recycle

Before I begin, I'd like to mention a few things: I'm not an expert, this is just a short essay compiling what I've learned; I'm not here to tell you how to live your life; this is a judgement-free zone. Now that I've gotten that out of the way, let's talk about the three Rs. It's... Continue Reading →

#1 | intro

I've always been pretty environmentally conscious, living in Canada (one of the most admirably environmentally conscious places I've encountered) has planted that seed in my brain. Reduce, reuse, recycle guys. For the longest time I've read all the labels on the backs of the food I buy and been generally pretty conscious and actively made... Continue Reading →

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