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8 Ways to Shrink Your Digital Carbon Footprint

The digital world feels limitless. Writing an email seems far less wasteful than mailing a letter and asking for an e-receipt sounds like a great paperless option. When it comes to image files, I frequently find myself taking 20 pictures of my daughter just to get that perfect light or capture a smile. Cloud-based storage has this insinuation of bottomless capacity. It reminds me of the filing cabinets in the movie Bruce Almighty that stretch… Read More »8 Ways to Shrink Your Digital Carbon Footprint

Flygskam! Dealing with flight shame and reducing your carbon footprint

More and more people around the world are pledging to keep their feet planted on the ground. Meaning they’ve stopped traveling by air because of the great impact it is having on our climate. In Sweden, they’ve even coined a term, flygskam, which literally means flight shame. It’s meant as the guilty feeling you should get when you fly and this shame seems to work; at least in Sweden anyway. Swedish airlines have noticed a… Read More »Flygskam! Dealing with flight shame and reducing your carbon footprint

Your Holiday Conveniences Are Not Always Convenient For Our Planet: 10 Tips To Help You Leave Only Your Footprints On Your Next Vacation

Holbox is a tiny, magical, car-free island, between the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Holbox is one of those places that after we visited for the first time two years ago, I sort of wanted to keep it a secret. I didn’t want tourism to have a negative impact on its tranquillity and beauty. However, I also wanted to share the magic of this Mexican island with many others. My husband and I… Read More »Your Holiday Conveniences Are Not Always Convenient For Our Planet: 10 Tips To Help You Leave Only Your Footprints On Your Next Vacation