You’ll hear not just once, but TWICE today from Laurie. Below is her report from Thursday, Day 4 of the AWAY Project!  Name & GradeLaurie. Masters student in International Project Management! How full is the bag?25% full! On a scale of 1 to 10, how excited are you about The AWAY Project?8. Share an impression […]

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Does it really have to go to waste?


From the Saudi perspective, Dannah brings us ways to reduce and reuse your kitchen “waste” in these clever tips: I think it’s safe to say that we all are guilty of throwing food. Whether it’s uneaten leftovers, parts of a vegetable that don’t fit into a recipe, or the ends of fruits or vegetables that just […]

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Blown away by El Hierro


Written by Maria (the Spaniard), we’re blown away by the renewable energy initiatives on El Hierro.  Today we’re writing to you about some interesting initiatives that are going on at the other side of ocean. El Hierro is the smallest island of the Canary Archipelago with a surface of 173 miles and just 10,700 inhabitants. […]

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Hello friends, I’m Brooke Kather! For starters, I was born and bred in Mission Viejo, California and just recently left Orange County to enter the beautiful city of San Diego to pursue a degree in Sustainability at San Diego State University. Ever since I can remember, I have been highly active and mesmerized by the […]

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Brought to you by Ashley Reese, a summer 2013 bestie intern! A throwback from a blog post submitted this summer, we found this gem and just had to share! Start dreaming of what you’ll do after work or on the weekend right now!  Trash belongs in a garbage can, but some of it goes wild. […]

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Off the Grid! From our latest 1:1 bestie, Kelsey, here’s a report on 1:1’s first college mixer. Read on! Hello, folks! As some of you were lucky enough to experience and know about,Rob Greenfield –  the nationally-recognized naked cyclist who conducted an “off the grid” cycling adventure in the name of sustainability – was nice enough to grace […]

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