Sustainable Living Challenge

Week 24: Going Zero Waste and How to Create a Zero Waste Kit

Zero waste has become the new buzzword of the green movement. Or at least, I think it has. But I also spend a lot of time on YouTube scouring for other sustainability vloggers. You see people proudly displaying their mason jars containing a year's worth of trash and perusing the bulk store aisles with their… Continue reading Week 24: Going Zero Waste and How to Create a Zero Waste Kit

Sustainable Living Challenge

Week 20: Get Used to Getting it Used

Woohoo!!!! 20 weeks into the sustainable living challenge! If you've been keeping up with me so far, give yourself a round of applause! I would do it myself...but somehow writing it just can't compare to the real thing... This week, I have a challenge for you that is not only fantastic for the environment, but… Continue reading Week 20: Get Used to Getting it Used

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Week 15: Get to Know the 5 R’s of Green Living

It's been another busy week!  So I am extremely grateful to have the Memorial Day Holiday.  As I write this, I'm riding the train down to Charlottesville to visit a friend for the weekend.  Since I have tons of leg space and a nice tray-table, I thought I would take the time to go over… Continue reading Week 15: Get to Know the 5 R’s of Green Living

Interviews and Guest Posts

Interview: Our Revolution and Indivisible

A couple weeks back, I took an evening off of Krav Maga to check out my local Sierra Club's open house.  Ever since I moved back to Maryland, I've been trying to learn more about the environmental groups in my own backyard.  And this was the perfect place to get started!  As I walked around admiring the… Continue reading Interview: Our Revolution and Indivisible

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Week 9: Everything You Need to Know About Compost

This week, the structure of this post is going to be a little different.  Last week I went over the facts behind food waste, and this week I really want to focus on how to get started with composting.  Whether you live in the suburbs, the city, in a mansion or tiny house, or even… Continue reading Week 9: Everything You Need to Know About Compost

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Week 4: Why Plastic Bags Make Me Cringe

Plastic bags accumulate so, SO easily.  You get them with your groceries, with your take out, even at the farmers market!  And I'm not innocent either!  I'm guilty of accepting the plastic bag when it seems inevitable.  But no more!  This week, it's time to say no to the plastic bag once and for all!… Continue reading Week 4: Why Plastic Bags Make Me Cringe

Hippie Dippie Corner

Eco-friendly…nerding?

So...I am a nerd.  I think I've already mentioned this, but I'm putting it out there again so no one can say I didn't warn them.  In case you're curious, my main fandoms are Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Firefly, Star Trek, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings (I swear that's not the only reason… Continue reading Eco-friendly…nerding?