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I’ve been trying jackfruit in tacos for a while now and have been slowly tweaking the recipes. For this one, I wanted to go for more of a crispy carnitas style, instead of the pulled-pork style I usually make—and kick...
To anyone well-versed in intersectional environmentalism, the cataclysmic events of 2020 weren’t a complete shock. A global pandemic, deadly wildfires in Australia and California, a record-breaking hurricane season, youth climate strikes, Black Lives Matter protests and unprecedented attempts at voter...
A new season is underway, which means it’s time to update your closet with environmentally friendly clothing pieces that are perfect for sunnier days. Since we are still working from home and spending more time indoors, I’ve gathered outfit options...
To put it lightly, I am shook. Seaspiracy presented some shocking revelations that I personally haven’t considered before, and I know I will be thinking twice about my consumption choices from here on out. From the conversations I’ve read and had...
When starting our gardens, one of the first purchases we make is seeds. We may not think twice about where we source our seeds from, but it’s actually one of the most important decisions we make for our gardens and...
Many sunscreen and tanning formulas contain chemicals, such as octinoxate and oxybenzone that can not only harm our body overtime, but also severely damage the ecosystem. With millions of people heading into the ocean each year, these products have become...
Each year we see a greater number of natural disasters due to climate change, and their increasing severity affect us all. Natural disasters can completely wipe away communities or slowly alter the way our cities and town functions. They can...
If you’re a plant-lover, you’ve probably heard of or dabbled in propagating your plants. If not, propagating is the process of producing more plants from an existing plant, and it can be a really fun way to share plants with...
In this day and age, the news can be overwhelming. While overall trends regarding climate change seem to skew on the negative side, there are still plenty of advocates and activists who are fighting the good fight for our planet...
As conscious consumers, we must do our best to make sustainable choices—from the packaging to the product itself—including food and beverage, beauty products, cleaning products, and of course, the clothes we wear. It's easy to fall for greenwashing or be tempted...
This iconic mixed-use building (residential and retail) is notable for its extensive sustainability initiatives and landmark exterior. On the design front, the first element that stands out is the massive, cantilevered heliostat, a panel of hovering mirrors that reflect glimmers...
If you’re interested in your environmental footprint, you’ve probably noticed images of “trash jars” shared on social media. Zero-waste zealots champion the notion of reducing a household’s annual garbage down to what can fit into a single Mason jar. But let’s...
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