Extending the Life of Your Shoes

“When you look good you feel good” That is the motto that is hanging above the desk of Alex, my shoe guy. He has been repairing my shoes for three years now. When I bring him my shoes they typically look like straight trash. I procrastinate so much before taking them to him, they are basically at the point of…
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Documentaries That Changed My Life

I’ve watched basically every environmental documentary out there, and I recommend educating yourself as much as possible, but this shortlist is all of the documentaries that changed my mindset massively and helped to inform my opinion on many things. Gaslandย directed by Josh Fox was the documentary that got me to start using my voice as a tool to inspire environmental…
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A Zero Waste Alternative To Dry Cleaning

Dry cleaning. Let’s talk about it. First of all, I stopped going to the dry cleaner years ago. Not for environmental reasons, but because they are SO expensive. Paying $8 in NYC to have a shirt cleaned? No. Besides the cost of getting my clothes “professionally cleaned”, I began to learn about what they were actually being cleaned with. The…
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My Ultimate Reading List

I am extremely grateful and thankful ย to have received a degree in Environmental Studies from NYU. It is where I got a lot of my foundational science education that really helped to shape the way I think about things from a systems perspective. However, most of my knowledge on sustainability came not from school, but from reading. I am a…
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Shopping Secondhand in NYC

People ask me all the time how I shop Zero Waste. My answer: secondhand! I buy all of my clothing secondhand which helps me to save money and have a closet full of unique items. How do I do it? Well, I teamed up with Suitcase Magazine and Viber to create a video on why I love secondhand shopping in…
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My Zero Waste Bathroom Essentials

This video has been a long time coming! It is a complete list of everything I use in my bathroom in my beauty routine! I hope you love it ๐Ÿ™‚ Here’s what I use:ย  Organic Corn Starch – as dry shampoo Baking soda- exfoliant or pimple remover Zero Waste toothpaste- applied with my bamboo toothbrush (recipe below) Bamboo Toothbrush can…
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