Father's Day Gift: Nordgreen Eco Watch - Mommy Greenest
I was looking for the perfect sustainable Father’s Day gift online, when I discovered Nordgreen eco watches. Whether the watch becomes an actual gift remains to be seen — it also could end up on my wrist.
Coronavirus Gives Me Hope for Climate Change - Mommy Greenest
Over the past few months, the strategies that people have taken to fight the pandemic – including working at home, sheltering in place, and delaying production – have dramatically reduced greenhouse gas emissions. In the face of the fears that accompany thinking about climate change – it’s too big, we can’t fix it, it’s too late – the experience provides an opportunity to reassess this perspective. We did this. Can we do it again – without the mayhem that the pandemic has wreaked?
How To Fight Coronawashing - Mommy Greenest
The EPA’s latest move exempting corporations from environmental oversight is just one in a string of waiver requests from petrochemical, mining, plastic, and shipping industries. Are these reasonable requests – or coronawashing?
Can You Avoid Plastic Pollution In A Pandemic? - Mommy Greenest
Last week, my husband unloaded eight paper shopping bags filled with plastic-wrapped food. After decades working on sustainability – and the last four years focused on single-use plastic, including a TEDx talk last year and another in 2017 – the sight made me physically ill. This is the third week of shelter in place for most […]
Mommy Greenest TED Talk, Too - Mommy Greenest
I was so nervous stepping into the TED red circle to take on recycling. Because I was about to share a solution that was at odds with the plastic pollution activism movement that I am a part of.
About Mommy Greenest - Mommy Greenest
Welcome! If you found me by choice, thank you—and if you accidentally stumbled in and are about to click away because you think I’m going to wax philosophical about the joys of dressing your kids in hemp, stick around. I’m not here to preach. I might use biodegradable bathroom cleaner, but I’m not about to […]
New Research Connects Plastic with Climate Change - Mommy Greenest
"If your belief is not based in objective truth then maybe you should not be creating legislation based on it." -Neil deGrasse Tyson on climate change
Can Starbucks Straws Solve The Plastic Problem? - Mommy Greenest
Straws aren’t typically recycled. Americans use 500 million every day. So eliminating Starbucks straws seems like a good thing, right? Well, maybe.
Plastic: 4 Facts You Should Know - Mommy Greenest
In the last two years that I’ve spent focused on this issue, I’ve come to understand the bigger picture about plastic pollution—and what we can do about it. If you care about climate change, your health or animal welfare, you need to know these five things about plastic.
Watch My TEDx Talk! - Mommy Greenest
I feel so honored to have been chosen by TEDxSantaBarbara to share my vision of how one straw can change the world. What are you doing to fight plastic pollution? I’d love to hear about it. Thanks! email Like this? You'll love these! Father’s Day Gift: Nordgreen Eco Watch From Paleo to Cricket Protein: 5 […]