The Biggest Consumer Companies and Their Ethical Implications

America is a country absolutely overrun by consumerism. What this means is that almost all household items are supplied by large corporations. While large companies are not automatically bad because they are large, some of these companies have a much greater effect than you may know. Nestle Nestle’s first scandal surfaced in the late ‘70s. For some time it was known that Nestle insisted that … Continue reading The Biggest Consumer Companies and Their Ethical Implications

Quick Low-Waste Tips

1. Buy less. The more items are purchased the more industrial waste, the more pollution. Luckily, many people are moving towards minimalism, multi-use items and DIY items. By reducing our intake of products we can all do our part. 2. Buy from reputable / local companies. Many companies are from / use materials from overseas. This is not inherently bad but waste is created when the … Continue reading Quick Low-Waste Tips

Why Avoiding Straws Will Not Save the World

Sustainability is a term that’s thrown around incredibly often these days, but the actual meaning can often seem a bit ambiguous. “Today, it refers to the need to develop the sustainable models necessary for both the human race and planet Earth to survive,” according to Sustainabilitydegrees.com. This may leave you asking, “What place do I have in all of this?” You’ve seen it; the 500 … Continue reading Why Avoiding Straws Will Not Save the World

Sneak Peek: CuRated

  It has been weeks and weeks since I have posted… but there’s a reason! I have recently began work on a goal of mine that I have had for a very long time. I am creating an independent magazine! The magazine is called CuRated and it features articles, interviews, paintings and more. Below I’ve included a sneak peek of the first issue. While I’m … Continue reading Sneak Peek: CuRated