Knowing when to speak up (or keep silent)

Knowing when to speak up (or keep silent)

As I settle in to my zero waste, plant-based lifestyle, I find myself still struggling to find balance. Yes, even after years of being an environmentalist, two years of being as close to zero waste as possible, and about 1.5 years as a mostly plant-based diet, I am...
Conscious consumerism is NOT a lie

Conscious consumerism is NOT a lie

My response to Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world, by Alden Wicker, for Quartz. I like much of what Alden had to say, but not all of it. As I read through her blog post, I couldn’t help but feel like she was leaving...
Ten Reasons to Ban the Plastic Bag for Good

Ten Reasons to Ban the Plastic Bag for Good

Let’s start with you are what you eat… Who’s hungry for plastic?   Update November 1, 2016: I forgot to mention that I emailed the Yes on 65 people on October 24th but have not heard back. On September 30th, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown made...