Why I Don’t Believe In Flygskam

Let me start off by saying that I totally understand and respect the concept of flygkam.  The flygskam movement has opened up a conversation about the environmental impact from air travel, which is AMAZING. But, I don’t fully agree with it.  Photo by Cameron Casey from Pexels Coined by Sweden singer Staffan Lindberg, flygskam literally translates to “flight … Continue reading Why I Don’t Believe In Flygskam

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Recycling Won’t Save Us From The Plastic Crisis

Nothing quite sums up recycling like this quote: “the road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Recycling may feel like you’re solving the world’s plastic problem, but when you dig just below the surface, this “eco-friendly” option has a multitude of problems. Don’t get me wrong— recycling is a crucial step in environmentalism and … Continue reading Recycling Won’t Save Us From The Plastic Crisis

The Amazon is Burning. How Can You Help?

The world's lungs are burning at an alarming rate. Thousands of fires are currently blazing in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. So much so that the smoke from these fires can be seen from space. This year, the Amazon has experienced 74,000 fires, which is up 83% from 2018. Yeah, it's bad. Photo from The … Continue reading The Amazon is Burning. How Can You Help?

The world has a trash problem

Yeah, I know you know, but we're still going to talk about it. Majority of the places I have visited, especially developing countries (lmk if you have a better word than "developing"), have an undeniable trash problem. It's usually right in your face, screaming "HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TRASH PROBLEM!" Between the beaches of Vietnam, … Continue reading The world has a trash problem