It is Week 3 of Easy EcoActions and the focus is on actions to perform at work (as well school) and on the go. The actions will be highlighted in my Instagram stories and blog posts throughout the week. Let me know specific areas you want me to cover in the comments.
Category: Plastic-Free Living
Easy Eco-Swaps for Home & Personal
The concept of making environmental-focused swaps (eco-swaps) occurs at every stage (level) of someone's sustainable living journey. Contrary to what some portray not every eco-swap requires a lot of money-- there are some swaps that one can perform for free or even low-cost. I thought I'd share a few easy swaps one can make for… Continue reading Easy Eco-Swaps for Home & Personal
Easy EcoActions Week 2
It is Week 2 of Easy #ecoactions and my focus is home and personal actions. Just to clarify personal will relate to hygiene. The actions will be highlighted in my Instagram stories and blog posts throughout the week. Let me know specific areas you want me to cover in the comments.
Start Off the Year with Easy EcoActions
I hope you have enjoyed your first few days of 2021. Don't know about you, but I typically need to pace myself when it comes to starting off a new year and the actions associated with my proposed new year intentions (or resolutions for some). Besides building up my confidence in achieving the desired intention,… Continue reading Start Off the Year with Easy EcoActions
Before I buy ‘new’….
Have you ever noticed that I really don't talk much about non-food related shopping -- well there's a reason for that. I'm not the type of person that goes shopping just to go shopping -- I like to have a reason to go into a store. NOW let me disclaim that isn't always the case… Continue reading Before I buy ‘new’….
Low Waste Cleaning Supplies & Essentials
I've never been a big fan of cleaning BUT I recognize the importance of doing it. So I break up my cleaning into rooms/areas a day that get extra attention. For example, my stove top gets a deep cleaning session just about each week. Breaking tasks into chunks reduces my stress and being stuck doing… Continue reading Low Waste Cleaning Supplies & Essentials
Sustainable Products With An Ethnicity Lens
Back in January I wrote a post on how promotion of low-waste (and also plastic-free) swaps isn't universal... A lot of zero-waste/low-waste folks make it seem like everyone can do the same types of swaps but- they're not thinking of how we're not one size fit all human beings. Basic things aren't being considered; such… Continue reading Sustainable Products With An Ethnicity Lens
Bronx Eco-Space Update
Hard to believe it's been a month since I announced my goal of opening an eco-space in the Bronx. I thought I'd share some updates on the progress. Business Plan: I started writing the company business plan and finished the description section which you can read pieces of it on the official Bronx Eco-Space page.I'm… Continue reading Bronx Eco-Space Update
Plastic Free July Ending
Whew we made it - we completed Plastic Free July🤩My focus, for the month, was to provide insight on reducing plastic from individual and community perspectives. I wanted folks to see that this journey involves more than swap focused actions.I also wanted to utilize this month to motivate me to finally achieve one of my… Continue reading Plastic Free July Ending
Need to Struggle to Progress
It is hard to believe that we are at the last week of July - the month just whizzed by. I just hope it was beneficial for you like it was for me. Today's motivational words come from the great Frederick Douglass. I know many decided to take part in the Plastic Free July challenge… Continue reading Need to Struggle to Progress