One of the biggest environmental and public health catastrophes of the year is not a hurricane or an earthquake. It’s a forest fire. Perhaps you caught word of the tragedy of the Amazon fires in August and the subsequent outrage of Global North governments offering aide while your Facebook feed filled with articles and sad-face emojis. We love the Amazon! We likely all learned about the magic and mystic of this rainforest as wide-eyed elementary… Read More »Is Something Burning?
About a month ago I had to take my son to the emergency room. This was the first time I had been to a hospital since I decided to get serious about my less waste journey. I was astounded by the amount of plastic that hospitals uses beyond what is absolutely needed. Now don’t get me wrong, I am very grateful for modern medicine which I realize involves some very necessary single use plastic for… Read More »Packing the (Eco Friendly) Hospital Bag