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I love everything on this board, as much for style as sustainability!

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff
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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.

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Breaking Up With Yoga - Mommy Greenest

Twenty years ago I fell head over heels – literally – in love with yoga. It was a beautiful relationship, until it became abusive.

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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?

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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?

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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 […]

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How To Rock A Zoom or Videoconference - Mommy Greenest

So much business gets done online—here’s how to not look like an idiot.

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. Plastic Waste Management, Pet Recycling, Plastic Pollution, Greenhouse Gases, Global Economy, Wind Power, Screwed Up, Ted Talks, Wedding Ring

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 […]

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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

The global coffee giant Starbucks announced Monday they will eliminate all plastic straws and replace them with "adult sippy cup" lids. Starbucks Locations, Top Drinks, Drink Containers, Drug Test, Starbucks Drinks, Coffee Company, Frappuccino, Healthy Snacks For Kids, Packaging Design Inspiration

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.

SOLO cups are made of polystyrene plastic—the same plastic that’s in a Dunkin’ Donuts "Styrofoam" coffee cup. Solo Cup, Dunkin Donuts, Coffee Cups, Plastic, Tableware, Coffee Mugs, Dinnerware, Tablewares, Coffee Cup

Solo Cups Are Styrofoam? - Mommy Greenest

SOLO cups are made of 100% polystyrene plastic—the same plastic that’s in a Dunkin’ Donuts "Styrofoam" coffee cup. Yes, really. Here's what you can do about it.

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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.

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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 […]

I’m the new Executive Director of the 5 Gyres Institute, a non-profit that’s been fighting ocean plastic pollution for nearly a decade. Marine Debris, Plastic Pollution, Sustainability, Ocean, Beach, Water, Outdoor, Image, Gripe Water

Fighting Ocean Plastic Pollution with 5 Gyres - Mommy Greenest

I’m the new Executive Director of the 5 Gyres Institute, a non-profit that’s been fighting ocean plastic pollution for nearly a decade.

Because mercury can build up in your body over time, it’s important to understand how to minimize your mercury exposure. Here’s what you need to know! Need To Know, Mercury, Health, Health Care, Salud

The Truth About Mercury - Mommy Greenest

Because mercury can build up in your body over time, it’s important to understand how to minimize your mercury exposure. Here’s what you need to know!