My son is obsessed with berries, and I am too! They’re not only delicious—they’re also so healthy, packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and other phytonutrients. Unfortunately, they’re typically also packaged in plastic.
How does plastic get into our oceans?
It’s estimated that a third of all plastic waste ends up in nature, in some form. This includes the oceans.
We’re always hearing about plastic in our oceans—but how does it get there? That’s the question I’m aiming to answer today.
This is a blog post I’ve been itching to write for a long time. I keep drafting it in my head, and then deadlines and everyday life get in the way. Oh, #momlife!
My 2019 New Year’s Resolution was to become more eco-friendly. The funny thing is that I used to be much better at this. When I was a teenager, and during my undergrad years at university, I was a hippie! Anyone who knew me during that time would attest to it: I brought my own container to restaurants for leftovers, I wore hemp clothing, and I worked at a health food store (a store that I still love and frequent).
What happened to that hippie girl? I’m not sure, to be honest. She never truly went away, but she stepped aside for a while while I took on an office job, planned a wedding, went back to school, and had a baby. Although I always prioritized natural products, I fell into the convenience trap. But now I feel like that side of me is back, full-force, and full of excitement.