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The Blame Game

Food waste is a modern, first world problem that has festered out of America’s sheer disregard and entitlement regarding resources. With our twenty-first century, I-want-it-now, mentality, we take our food supply for granted, aimlessly over-producing, over-purchasing, and over-consuming, without giving a thought to the long-term effects on society. 763 more words

Food Waste

An Earth of Clingfilm -why we must act on plastic waste

Facing the facts

So yesterday it was revealed that there is now enough plastic waste to cover the whole earth in plastic – a pretty horrifying fact! 439 more words

Climate Change

We're S-H-O-P-P-I-N-G

We’re Shopping

When I was a kid, Black Friday was almost a holiday onto itself. My Italian, South Philadelphia-raised mother relocated to Jersey when she got married, but approximately once a season, she managed to take us kids to Philadelphia to shop even though she didn’t have a driver’s license. 68 more words

The Disposable Cost of Fashion 

This past weekend I watched a documentary on Netflix called “The True Cost”. The fast fashion movement has become a year to year struggle in this economy, many consumers are still in the fast fashion trance essentially hypnotized by disposable cost. 456 more words

Conscious Fashion

Consumption and Production

Last week, I woke up to an Amazon e-mail saying that sales for Thanksgiving were starting already.  Within seconds, I was wanting to buy shit I don’t need… 1,675 more words

Health

Cowspiracy, and the hidden catastrophe coming our way from animal agriculture

‘Cowspiracy’ sounds almost, well, like a conspiracy.  And it is.  But not in the way that you would think it.  Through my entire school education and subsequent three years at university studying geography (an environmental science), I have never been taught the effects of animal agriculture on our climate.  795 more words

America

Could we colonise another planet to save this one?

Let’s do a little thought experiment, shall we? The late, great Douglas Adams wrote about a planet (Golgafrincham) that decided to ship all its undesirables (it was not made clear to them that they were in fact considered ‘undesirable’) to another planet to cut their population by a third. 389 more words

Science