My zero waste journey started when I moved back to Omaha in 2015 after being away for over a decade. Now I feel fully integrated back in the community and much more comfortable with a “mostly zero-waste” lifestyle. Along the way, I have met many others with similar personal sustainability goals (like those in our Zero […]
I wrote this in response to a March 1, 2017 Quartz.com article entitled “Conscious Consumerism is a Lie. Here’s a Better Way to Save the World”. This article was written by Alden Wicker, co-founder of EcoCult, and a strong advocate for sustainable living. I assume we have very similar goals and both only want what […]
As described in my 30-Day Eco Challenge, I’m not a fan of purchasing carbon offsets. I see these as more than just an investment in the planet’s future. By purchasing carbon offsets, you are also investing in someone else’s financial future. Saving that money for your own renewable energy investments, or for donations to accountable non-profits, […]
What should a celebration of American independence in a post-Brexit, ideology-fearing, Hamilton loving, and ecologically suffering world consist of?
Is burning plastic for energy in the year 2016 green? I share my thoughts after digging through the facts, the fear, and the green-washing.