Environment

Turn Into a Tree When You Die

Turn Into a Tree When You Die

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The rule of life is that “all is change”, and if there is one permanent truth, it’s that every living being will eventually die. And while this may be a frightening notion for some, it’s a truth that is not shared to spread fear, but only hint on the impermanence […]

9 Ways We Waste Water Everyday

9 Ways We Waste Water Everyday

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Environmental awareness and the plight to decrease water consumption is a growing trend. Not only is it now “hip” to be a crusader for a greener Earth, but companies and technologies devoted to reducing  devastation caused by unsustainable living methods are growing in popularity. Even educated consumers are making a […]

Incredible Edible free food project replicated worldwide

Incredible Edible free food project replicated worldwide

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. In the small town of Todmorden in the north of England, fresh organic produce is growing everywhere. There are sweet-smelling herbs at the railway station, vegetables sprouting in the public car park, and an apothecary garden next to the local Health Center. This is the Incredible Edible movement, a grassroots […]

15 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Fluoride

15 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Fluoride

By: Dr. Marianna Pochelli, Prevent Disease. Advocates of fluoride say its use in municipal water systems poses no adverse health concerns, however results from investigations clearly state the opposite. There has been considerable research done on fluoride regarding cancer, birth defects, and risks to the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary systems, however, very little has been […]

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Awesome

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Awesome

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself! 1) Sustainable does not mean primitive When people hear about sustainable, […]

This City Aims to Be “Car Free” in 20 Years

This City Aims to Be “Car Free” in 20 Years

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. To live in this age is an exciting time. The technological advances have accelerated communication around the world, and in effect, a shifting of resources to more sustainable alternatives continue to be implemented at an increasing rate. Who knew thirty or even fifty years ago that cars would so quickly […]

Organic urban gardening for beginners

Organic urban gardening for beginners

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. Being self sufficient in a small space is much easier (and enjoyable) than you might think. Here are our top tips for anyone thinking of growing their own produce this spring. A few years ago, I knew nothing about gardening. It seemed like a useful but time-consuming hobby: too much […]

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