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New: The Sustainable Pet

I’ve been practicing zero waste for a year! I can’t believe there was life before this. I grew up in a meat-eating trash-making household, like I’m assuming most of you did too. We didn’t and still don’t have easy access to recycling in my hometown, so we didn’t recycle. (My parents recycle now, but you […]

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The case for individual action

There’s a lot a lot going on politically right now that is super stressful and I totally understand if the environment is the last thing on your mind (even though… environmental issues are totally race and gender issues too..). Anyway I’m going to write about this as a coping mechanism and I hope you’ll read […]

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Education

Two reasons for this title today, friends. One: The March challenge of the week is to sponsor a girl so that she may receive an education. Whatever this means to you. You might begin sponsoring a child through a nonprofit and monthly financial donations. You might begin tutoring or mentoring. You might take some extra […]

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Impact

Hi! If you haven’t read my post from last week, go ahead and do that first. Okay… Great. Last week’s challenge was donating to a teacher in any sort of way. I ended up getting prayer requests more than anything and talked a little with a friend frustrated with the way her school was running […]

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Empowering

March’s theme for our year of sustainability based on this plan is about empowering women. I love that. I love that in a year of mostly focusing specifically on environmental practices, we are taking the time to talk about gender and race and how environment is tied in with all of life. I got really […]