Enviromensch: Dump the Plastic Utensils

Cauliflower steak Cauliflower steak from @thelittlebeet. I can’t believe I hated cauliflower as a child. Now, I can’t get enough of it, especially when it looks this good. Going vegan more than halves your carbon footprint. If you want to save the planet, start with Read More …

Enviromensch: Trade in that Hamburger

My Impossible burger at the Greenwood Park beer garden. So awesome to have this nearby! If you want to save the planet, reducing and eliminating animal products is the first step. Animal agriculture produces more greenhouse gasses than all the world’s transportation combined. Not to Read More …

Enviromensch: Camping Gear for Takeout Boxes

When going out to eat, I carry an airtight metal camping container in my bag to avoid styrofoam and plastic takeout boxes for leftovers. Helps keep my food super fresh and avoids unnecessary packaging. Also, naan bread for the win. MOUTHWASH New zero-waste bathroom addition! Read More …

Environmensch: Take a Look at What You’re Eating

What a week! Treated myself to a celebratory vegan apple pie from @bodyandsoulbakeshop at this weekend’s farmer’s market. Gluten-free too, which I normally don’t care for, but it looked great (and it was). If you want to live sustainably, the first step is to reduce Read More …

Enviromensch: Toss Those Plastic Razors

Bringing it back old school with my safety razor. The EPA estimates that 2 BILLION razors are thrown away each year. Worse is that they can’t be recycled because they’re made of multiple materials. And yes, that includes the expensive ones, not just the single Read More …

Environmesch: Recycling Old Shoes

Did you know you can recycle your textiles, including shoes? My running shoes have been through a half marathon, several 10Ks, and lots of training in between. They’re so worn out, that I can stick my fingers through the holes. I definitely can’t donate these Read More …

Enviromensch: Zero Waste Bathroom Items

Fun fact: I haven’t taken a bath in years! That is until I moved into my new apartment…and it was glorious.You see, I have always lived with at least three and sometimes four or five other people. So, getting ready in the mornings or evenings Read More …

Enviromensch: Bulk Bin Shopping Bonanza

  I paid a visit to the most incredible grocery store recently in Saratoga Springs, NY. Over 1,000 bulk bin items! I would live in this store if I could. Imagine if every grocery store had these? This is just a small portion of what Read More …

14 Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Huntington

On the heels of Earth Day, many of us are thinking about the ways in which we can make better lifestyle changes for our planet. Whether switching to solar energy, shopping with reusable totes instead of plastic bags, or reducing and recycling our waste, we Read More …