Aloha!

Hello everyone! Just settling in to my newest home where I will spend my time working on a small organic farm in the North Shore of Hawaii! The farm is entirely self-sufficient and sustainable… an off-the-grid, organic, 6-acre farm that sits in the foothills of the most magnificent mountain range- and the beach..? It couldn’tContinue reading “Aloha!”

Earth Day

I know everyone’s timeline is flooded with earth day posts and celebrations of all things nature, so I just had to join in. Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the first climate strikes. The streets were full of love and hope that in the future people might care about something more than themselves. This postContinue reading “Earth Day”

All That Glitters

This post only seemed right, seeing that my birthday is coming up. Birthdays are a fact of life, but an essential ingredient in many of those party’s come in tiny shimmering form; glitter! Glitter is another form of micro-plastics. Micro-plastics are everywhere from the air we breathe to the food we eat. The plastic bitsContinue reading “All That Glitters”

Reef Safe Sunscreen

With spring break steam rolling around the corner, and college students fleeing to beaches worldwide… There is something that MUST be said about sunscreen. Many conventional sunscreen’s today cause a lot of harm, killing off and damaging our coral in the oceans. When you wear sunscreen in the ocean, it comes off and leaches intoContinue reading “Reef Safe Sunscreen”

Reusing Soup Cans

This is why you should re-use your soup cans, recycle them when you can’t, and keep AVOIDING plastics. Aluminum has it’s upsides and downsides. It requires a lot of heavy machinery and enough land to mine from. In the surrounding mining areas, plant and animal life is immediately affected. However, the impact is semi-balanced becauseContinue reading “Reusing Soup Cans”

What’s the big deal? It’s just ONE straw.

Said a possible seven billion other people on the planet. But seriously, what is the big deal with straws? The World Watch Institute claims that straw use could circle the earth two and a half times every 24 hours. Imagine flying Americans alone go through 500 million straws a day! Historically, straws were first createdContinue reading “What’s the big deal? It’s just ONE straw.”

How to be more Eco Friendly

Here’s to a New Year and a New Era of Sustainability. I am far from being perfect, but every day I learn something new about how I can be more conscious when it comes to the environment. This year I have some goals to help reduce my impact and inspire all of you to doContinue reading “How to be more Eco Friendly”

Forget Fast Fashion

What Is Fast Fashion? The recently coined term fast fashion, has quickly become one of the worst polluting industries in the world. Fast fashion’s carbon footprint is second behind the oil industry. Understanding the environmental impact of this movement is essential in understanding another cause of climate change and what choices we can take toContinue reading “Forget Fast Fashion”