Teens Road Tour

 

Teens Turning Green is on the road… we are criss-crossing the country on our Conscious College Road Tour! Our goal? To mobilize students around conscious lifestyle choices. We are talking environmental sustainability, social responsibility, education, advocacy, and much much more with students on fourteen universities. Plus, we are bringing with us the best in eco / ethical / sustainable / organic / fair trade / recycled / you-name-it goods to show young people just how phenomenal ‘green’ can be in today’s world! Our two-day campus stops seek to raise awareness, inform, and inspire with three primary components…

 

 

Everyday Raw Detox

 

There are few things I enjoy more than incredible food and quality time with a like-minded individual – and it only gets better when the food is gourmet organic raw cuisine and that individual is an amazing chef, foodie, and author. Such was my splendid March afternoon in the Santa Monica sunshine with Meredith Baird…

 
 
Just say NO to Styrofoam
 

It is beyond me that styrofoam (aka polystyrene) is still used in today’s world, when we are aware of its horrific environmental impact AND have such simple alternatives so readily available. Why would one take wasteful, single use food packaging when we can use our own plates, spoons, and forks? Like so many aspects of the global waste crisis, opting for reusable items is a more sustainable option that saves resources, energy, and money…

 
 
Do One Thing
 

Ever heard of DOT – Do One Thing? I was first introduced to this concept by one of the brightest minds of our time, Adam Werbach. Adam is a force in the environmental world and beyond – the youngest president ever of the Sierra Club, longtime leader of Saatchi & Saatchi’s global sustainability efforts, and co-founder of the new online sharing platform, yerdle. In 2010, he delivered the keynote at our national Teens Turning Greensummit and ignited a fire in presenting this idea. As defined on Saatchi + Saatchi’s Strategy for Sustainability website, DOT is all about “people practicing personal responsibility.”…

 

 

5 "Perfect Principles"

 

As 2012 comes to a close, I find myself reflecting upon personal principles. Why do I do what I do? What do I value? Here’s some insight into my inner processing…

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