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The best goal for 2020 is to try and #MoveTheDate

I’ve written about the Earth Overshoot Day in the past and about the ecological footprint each of us has. I’ve written about all the ways we could lower our impact on the environment. Here’s the cruel truth: In 2019 Earth Overshoot Day was July 29. On July 30 we started to use resources Earth cannot… Continue reading The best goal for 2020 is to try and #MoveTheDate

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Greenwashing and the one fool-proof solution to protect yourself from it

Trying to be more sustainable means paying closer attention to what I’m buying and how sustainable those items are. I honestly thought I could take those labels at face value. Don’t judge me. Thankfully, YouTube quickly introduced me to the term “Greenwashing”, which the Internet defines as the act of portraying an organization’s product or… Continue reading Greenwashing and the one fool-proof solution to protect yourself from it

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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

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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