Hello friends, welcome here. One of my amazing grad students runs a blog and posted something yesterday that I think is worth a conversation. Although she did not use these words, her post, “The Weight of the World” makes me think of “Green Fatigue” or “Eco Anxiety” - two terms to sum up a very … Continue reading Green fatigue? Eco Anxiety? How to keep fighting the good fight.
Hello friends, welcome here! *ahem* Excuse me as I pull out my soap box… I hate monthly subscription services. There, I said it. A subscription box is a service that regularly (usually monthly) delivers a box of goods to your door. Some boxes are curated based off of your interests making them highly personalized, some … Continue reading Oh, Subscription Boxes.
Hello dear friends, it is time we had a talk. I am frustrated (maybe you are, too). For some time, I have been seeing an increase in the amount of posts and adds trying to sell products in the name of promoting sustainability. On the surface level, that seems great. Shoes made from recycled plastic, … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.
Good question, friend! To be honest, despite answering this question a bazillion times, I still sometimes find it hard to articulate. Whenever I present on the topic of sustainability, I always ask people, “What do you think of when you think sustainability?” I always get answers like “Green”, “Recycling” “Reduce, reuse, recycle”, none of which … Continue reading What is Sustainability, Anyway?
Hello friend, welcome here! I am your lovely, somewhat cynical host, Cyndel (and that is Newt…) Wowowowowowowow, it has been a while. Over the course of my life, I have had a few different online spaces where I write things. It is something I keep coming back to because it gives me so much joy. … Continue reading Welcome to Running & Plants