Christmas is a stressful time for people who are into a more eco-friendly lifestyle. It is hard for us to … More
Antoine Repessé: Motivational Zero-Waste Photography
Antoine Repessé made a big impact on my life with his photography of the daily waste that regular people create. … More
Imperfect Foods: Greener, Cheaper Grocery Shopping
Ever since moving to America from China, my mission to lead a zero-waste lifestyle has become significantly more difficult. Until … More
Waste Less: Easy Greener 2020 Resolutions
New Year’s resolutions seem to be more controversial than ever in 2020. It’s cliche, and writing down a list of … More
Sustainable Travel 101: Flying Green(er)
Avocados to Save the Planet – Zero-Waste
Scott Munguia, a Mexican biochemical engineer named Scott Munguia has figured out a way to turn avocado pits into straws and single-use utensils.
Why I Spent $79 on Gum – My Zero-Waste Journey
Today, my $79 piece of gum has finally arrived! It is a fancy chew, imported from Switzerland and the second … More
Plastic is Scary: Green Halloween Costumes & Decorations
Single use plastic has found its way into every fiber of modern life (pun intended). Micro plastic can now be … More
Hen of the Woods (Maitake): Easy to Identify Mushroom in NYC
I find these mushrooms the most rewarding to pick, because even a small one is enough as a side dish to any meal and the bigger ones can feed an entire family! Every time I’ve looked for hens, I found at least one and usually had 2-4 kilos (4-9 pounds) in just 30 minutes of searching. Of course, you can also find a single mushroom that weighs 13+ kilos (30+ pounds).