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Zero-Waste Camping: 12 Tips for a Greener Camping Trip

Zero-Waste Camping: 12 Tips for a Greener Camping Trip

Camping is often seen as a more eco-friendly way to travel compared to a hotel or cruise. But being surrounded by nature isn’t always inherently better for the earth. Camping still creates waste, but there are ways to work toward a zero-waste camping experience. Here...
What is Greenwashing?

What is Greenwashing?

Being conscious about your carbon footprint and the activities you’re doing to live a more eco-friendly life are steps in the right direction. This is true for both business owners and consumers.  However, many companies, brands, and the media have started using...
The Best Eco-Friendly Credit Cards

The Best Eco-Friendly Credit Cards

Hello there  Money talks, as they say, and I’m a strong believer in voting with your dollars. Where you bank matters, especially since mega banks are some of the largest funders of environmentally destructive industries. Switching to a local credit union or...
My 10 Favorite Books on Sustainable Design

My 10 Favorite Books on Sustainable Design

“Humans don’t have a pollution problem, we have a design problem.” -William McDonough, author of The Upcycle and Cradle to Cradle Sustainable design is the future for consumers, creators and our environment. Without ecologically focused thinking, we...
16 Ways That You Can Help Protect Birds

16 Ways That You Can Help Protect Birds

Photo by Laurel Tincher, taken with Nikon COOLPIX B700 at Kruger National Park, South Africa. Check out all my favorite travel photography gear! Did you know that about 13% of the world’s bird species are now endangered? Dozens of endangered birds haven’t...
9 Ways to be a More Responsible Traveler in 2020

9 Ways to be a More Responsible Traveler in 2020

If one of your goals is to live more sustainably and be more eco-friendly this year, that’s fantastic! Since I just moved to Hawaii, I’m looking forward to settling into my new home and enjoying all that the islands have to offer. I’m not planning on doing...
Start Packing: 5 Sustainable Travel Destinations for 2020

Start Packing: 5 Sustainable Travel Destinations for 2020

Sustainable tourism isn’t just a trendy, tree-hugging buzzword. And it’s not just about the natural environment. Sustainability also includes the local economy, cultural and heritage sites, groups, and events. For many travelers, it’s becoming a way of life that...
Greener Skies: The 6 Most Eco-Friendly Airlines to Fly With

Greener Skies: The 6 Most Eco-Friendly Airlines to Fly With

Reducing your impact on the planet isn’t just a preference, it’s a necessity. Whether you travel for vacation or work, we can all do our part to help protect the environment. If you’re trying to lower your carbon footprint, there are many things you can do when...

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