Now is the Time for Nau

Reducing the amount of things we purchase is the first step towards a sustainable lifestyle, however occasionally there is something that you need to buy.  In those cases, I try to purchase with the Earth in mind.  This is a product review of my Nau brand winter coat. Last winter I needed to buy a new coat,…

Environmental Justice

Pollution, climate change, and other environmental issues are connected to social issues such as racism, poverty, equality, and human rights.  Environmental justice stems from this concept, and the environmental/ social connections do not get enough attention.  For many people, it is difficult to admit that we have a problem with racism, equality, or other social problems.  And yes, I am…

I Hate Cheap Gas

Four reasons why I hate cheap gas: Buying gas today is easier on our wallets, but burning it is not any easier on the environment.  People tend to overlook this when gas prices drop. When oil products are relatively cheap, the cost savings of recycling plastic are diminished or nonexistent.  This discourages recycling. Cheap gas means that more people will choose the…