Tags: activism

How to Reduce Plastic Packaging in Your Amazon Orders (And Grocery Delivery)

Yes, ordering from Amazon is convenient. But within that convenience lies a significant cost to the planet: excess plastic waste. From products that are individually wrapped in plastic to the air bubble cushion packs and air bubble envelopes, Amazon orders often contain an exorbitant amount of single-use plastic. And it’s no wonder—plastic is extremely cheap…

Plastic Kills 100 Million Marine Mammals Every Year—Here’s What We Can Do to Help

The issue of single-use plastics has been top of mind lately with many corporations and cities, like my hometown of Oakland, California, taking a first step by regulating plastic straws. This is important for many reasons. According to the World Economic Forum: “A full 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced…

Why does my boyfriend seem threatened by my steps toward veganism?

We are so excited about this new series called Dear Toube! Modeled after the popular advice column Dear Abby, this provides an opportunity for our readers to ask questions and receive advice to help navigate difficult situations with tact, confidence, and ease. Dear Toube, I have a wonderful friend that is vegan and I have recently become educated on…