Resources for Hard-to-Recycle Materials and Clarifying Recycling Misconceptions

(With Special Guest Writer, Leticia Socal) I decided to put a decently comprehensive list of recycling resources for hard-to-recycle materials that cannot be recycled through residential, municipal, or commercial recycling services. There are a lot of hard-to-recycle centers, including in Colorado, which is where I’m primarily going to focus on. I will also make someContinue reading Resources for Hard-to-Recycle Materials and Clarifying Recycling Misconceptions

Sports Impact on the Environment and How Sports Can Save the Environment

With the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympic Games happening in just a couple of days and the massive heat waves we are currently experiencing in the western United States, I figured this was perfect timing to write about a trillion dollar industry globally, that impacts billions of people around the world. Also, my background inContinue reading “Sports Impact on the Environment and How Sports Can Save the Environment”

Our Food Systems Are Terrible – And We Have Our Diets and Lifestyle Choices to Thank for That

I have had food on my mind, as I usually do, but this time in a very different way. Last week I was volunteering with a wonderful food rescue organization in Denver, Colorado called Metro Caring. As we packed hundreds of pounds of lettuce heads, yams, mushrooms, and other vegetables, I started panicking. We hadContinue reading “Our Food Systems Are Terrible – And We Have Our Diets and Lifestyle Choices to Thank for That”

Let’s Rethink Capitalism and the Economy, With a Steady State Economy

I’ve been listening to a couple of different podcasts lately that have mentioned how our society could benefit from a steady state economy (shoutout to The Growth Busters podcast, produced by a Coloradoan). The steady state economy is a topic I will continue to write about and one that I’m interested in further exploring. IContinue reading “Let’s Rethink Capitalism and the Economy, With a Steady State Economy”

When Will Enough Be Enough? Our Society Has a Serious Obsession with Growth.

Last year we reached Earth Overshoot Day on August 22, but in reality, probably reached it much earlier than that, even with the world going into lockdown for a couple of months. This year, Earth Overshoot Day is predicted to be on July 29. That’s almost a month earlier than last year. To explain whatContinue reading “When Will Enough Be Enough? Our Society Has a Serious Obsession with Growth.”