activism

Why you should care about your city’s public transportation

I don’t have a driving license. In fact, I don’t have a car. I’d like to say that the choice to not go to driving school while all my high school friends were signing up for it was based on environmental reasons, but I wasn’t that woke at eighteen. The actual reason why I didn’t… Continue reading Why you should care about your city’s public transportation

zero waste

What’s your ecological footprint?

Earlier this year, I learned there was something called Earth Overshoot Day. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for resources (food, energy sources, trees, etc.) and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. In 2019, Earth Overshoot Day fell on July 29. This means that on July 30… Continue reading What’s your ecological footprint?

activism · beginning

What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals

At the beginning of this year (2019 for those reading it in the future) my employer started talking about and actively promoting United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It sounded incredible and I was surprised that nobody in my environmental social media circles was talking about them. I mean it took a multinational corporation for… Continue reading What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals

money · sustainable diet

Sustainable diet and its impact on my weight and my wallet

Ever since I started being more conscious about the impact I have on the environment, I tried keeping my diet more sustainable. The first step was to eliminate meat from my diet while keeping diary products. Unfortunately, that didn’t last long. I wasn’t feeling that great and my energy was down. I blame it on… Continue reading Sustainable diet and its impact on my weight and my wallet

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I am an introvert and I want to be more sustainable

I’m an introvert. I don’t enjoy big social events and groups of people exhaust me. Physically and emotionally. I get anxious when talking to people I don’t know, especially when I feel like I’m not in a position of authority. It’s easier for me to talk to people when I’m at work, discussing work things…… Continue reading I am an introvert and I want to be more sustainable

money

Why I write about money on the Path to Less

Though the recent string of posts focusing on sustainability might suggest a very specific focus, I also wrote a lot about money on the side. From NoSpendYear to why Emergency Fund is important. I’ve mentioned my goal to save up for a downpayment for an apartment more than once. And you might be asking yourself:… Continue reading Why I write about money on the Path to Less

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20 easy actions you can take to lower your impact on the environment

Lowering your impact on the environment is a lofty goal that takes time. It takes A LOT of time. As a result, it might be hard to stay motivated. And what better way to keep yourself excited about the journey than a couple of quick wins? Below, you’ll find a bunch of easy actions you… Continue reading 20 easy actions you can take to lower your impact on the environment