sustainable

Sustainability Alphabet

In this alphabet, you will find some simple ideas about what sustainability is as well as about  how to start a more sustainable lifestyle. Most of the ideas in this blog post are NOT MINE. They are  however, a compilation of my favorite online sources. Do you know who Rinkesh Kukreja is? He is the founder of Conserve Energy Future, a webpage that is trying to educate people about how to save energy as well… Read More »Sustainability Alphabet

Sustainable Ways to Dress your Bump

In a world that revolves around fast fashion it can seem “revolutionary” not to participate. My Facebook and Instagram are currently littered with maternity clothing advertisements. Each one at shamefully low prices with captions such as “save 20% on cute tees”. They are stylish and affordable, but all fast fashion comes with a hidden cost. The documentary The True Cost breaks down the environmental toll and human rights violations created by the fast fashion industry.… Read More »Sustainable Ways to Dress your Bump

Earth Mama 2020 Eco Goals

As Earth Mamas we have chosen to make goals instead of resolutions. Resolutions feel very absolute and sometimes discouraging if you make a mistake or get slightly off track. Sustainable living isn’t always easy and no one is perfect at it so we need to allow ourselves room for error and growth as we continue to work at reducing our environmental impact. Goals feel more achievable, something you can work towards and reassess if you… Read More »Earth Mama 2020 Eco Goals

Sustainable Phnom Penh

What do you think of when you hear Phnom Penh? Likely: But wait, that is not even Phnom Penh-it’s Siem Reap! Right country, wrong city.  When I moved to Phnom Penh just over a year ago I had no image at all in my mind. I had been to Siem Reap, but all I knew was that everyone told me “It’s totally different!” and it is. I knew that moving to a developing country would… Read More »Sustainable Phnom Penh

Zero Waste, September through December

How is it September already? If there is a month that sneaks up on you, it would be September. September signals the end of summer, and whether you mourn the end of long, warm days, or celebrate the return of the school year, one thing is for sure: September is the beginning of a lot. A lot of holidays. A lot of family gatherings. A lot of stuff. This post is to get you ready… Read More »Zero Waste, September through December