granola: (noun.) a person that eats healthy food, supports the protection of the environment, and cares for the health and well-being of the planet and people through sustainable practices. May also be known as a hippie. guilty granola: (a more specific noun) a person with intentions of eating healthy food, protecting the environment, and making […]
“14 Easy, Sustainable Self-Care Ideas” is a guest blog by Arlette Diederiks of My Green Goodiebag sustainable self-care for stressful times Practicing self-care is so important in keeping some level of sanity during times of stress. Many of us have experienced stress, with the pandemic and lockdowns all over the globe. We don´t seem to […]
Are there any cost savings of cloth napkins over single use cheap paper napkins? After all, paper napkins are incredibly inexpensive. And this is one of the main complaints I hear about being sustainable: it’s too expensive. I’ve struggled to understand this, because truly being sustainable means using what you have, not purchasing things you […]
We’re looking at a very different White house now, with Biden’s first Day actions symbolizing strong commitment to fight climate change and environmental issues.
Our global food system needs improvements. Find out what you can do to help us make them.
2021 is on it’s way, people. She’ll be here shortly! I promise. In the meantime, take a breath, then start doling out goodbyes to 2020’s varied dumpster fires and make room for an incredible 2021! And may I suggest you consider celebrating with new year resolutions to be more sustainable? The great thing about resolutions […]
Hi, I’m a sustainability copywriter. And I’d like to tell you how copywriting goes against my nature. sustainability I’m a graduate of USF’s Global Sustainability graduate program and am a certified practitioner of PM4SD™ (Project Manager for Sustainable Development). I love all things green, except greenwashing, and have volunteered and joined countless ‘green’ clubs, boards, […]
the right eco-friendly gift is hard to come by Well, now we’re getting frantic in our eco-friendly gift search, aren’t we? Christmas is two weeks away, and you haven’t found the perfect gift for everyone yet. Christmas is tough. On the one hand, it’s so much fun to buy gifts for people. On the other […]
COVID’s impacts on tourism Implementing sustainable tourism strategies within a fast-paced industry has been difficult. But when coronavirus hit in the spring, tourism fell into an unusual lull. It was front and center on the news. We all knew that the cruise industry was in for a rough recovery. But did we have any idea […]
There is a growing trend of vegetarianism throughout the world. About 6% of Americans say that they have a meatless diet, and more and more people are reducing their meat consumption. This is normalizing conversation about the merits of a plant-based diet, while bringing specific diet names, such as vegan, pescatarian, and flexitarian, into our […]