Isaboko: Crafting a Radiantly Optimistic Future Through Sustainable Fashion

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Imagine a place where every stitch tells a story of regeneration. In the heart of Brooklyn, New York, a revolutionary fashion brand is reimagining the future of sustainable clothing. Isaboko, founded by the visionary Asian American designer Isabella Li Kostrzewa, is not just a brand; it’s a manifesto for a radically optimistic future. Their unique […]

A Groundbreaking Documentary at UNEA 6 Sheds Light on the Future of Fashion

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February 21st Nairobi, Kenya – In an era where the fashion industry faces critical scrutiny over its sustainability practices, a landmark event took place at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 6) in Nairobi. The Circular Fashion Initiative Campaign, in collaboration with the Circular Research Foundation (Italy) and the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions […]

World Environment Day 2023: Uniting to Beat Plastic Pollution


Celebrating World Environment Day It’s time to get together and celebrate the environment! June 5th is the 50th World Environment Day, where each year, the significance of transformative action from across the world is crucial to help people and the planet. This year’s World Environment Day is being hosted by Côte d’Ivoire in partnership with […]

Santa’s Green Christmas: Empowering Teachers and Students through Eco-Adventure Comics


“Santa’s Green Christmas: Father Christmas Battles Climate Change” Comic Book The holiday season may still be months away, but the spirit of environmental consciousness is in the air! Prepare to be captivated by a comic book for students in 4th grade and beyond. “Santa’s Green Christmas,” created by Comics Uniting Nations in an initiative from […]

Art and Creativity: Essential Components of Sustainability

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Key Takeaways The Intersection of Art, Creativity, and Sustainability: Celebrating World Creativity and Innovation Day For many people, it’s easy to neglect our artistic and creative side as we go about our daily lives. Today, we hope to relight that creative and artistic spark for the sake of sustainability! April 21st is World Creativity and […]

8 Sustainable Makeup Brands to Refresh Your Look


A deeper look into the beauty industry Personal style plays a significant role in our lives, allowing us to express ourselves through fashion, accessories, and makeup. Of course, the idea of using makeup for self-expression isn’t new. The influence of the modern-day use of makeup dates back to 6,000 years ago when Egyptians used natural […]

Beauty at What Cost? The Environmental Impact of Cosmetic Ingredients and Materials


The beauty industry is a massive market, estimated at $48.8 billion and continuing to grow. Personal style and expression play a significant role in our lives, and makeup is a popular way to express ourselves. However, the impact of the beauty industry and cosmetic ingredients on the planet is immense and cannot be ignored. From […]

Why Soil is More Important than you Think


Did you know that 87% of life on Earth is sustained by just 39 inches of topsoil? The usable topsoil we have left is rapidly decreasing; over the past 40 years, we have lost 40% of our topsoil. According to the United Nations, we have only enough soil left for approximately 80 to 100 more […]

GreenLight Solutions Case Studies for Sustainability Success and Action Plans


Most businesses today understand the value of having a sustainability-oriented operation, including everything from big-picture items like having an ethical supply chain, to everyday considerations such as supporting their employees in making “greener” choices in the office space and within their commute to/from work. Although the value is understood, most businesses lack the practical know-how […]

The Importance of Green Spaces in an Increasingly Gray World


What are green spaces? Green spaces, according to the World Health Organization, are ‘all urban land-covered by vegetation of any kind’. This includes street trees, gardens, parks, landscaping around buildings, sports fields, flowerbeds, ponds, green entryways, green roofs, individual plants, and more. Green spaces provide long-term financial benefits as well as social and environmental gains. […]

What’s the purpose? Finding new ways to reuse industrial materials with Damon Carson

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This week on The Green Scene, we’re interviewing Damon Carson, founder and CEO of Repurposed Materials, an “industrial thrift store.” Repurposed Materials operates across the U.S., and its goal is to reuse existing materials from industry–everything from fire hoses and barrels to brand-new products that different companies might not want to use. By acting as […]

Discover Your Sustainability Superpower: Elevating Youth Voices in the Climate Movement

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Have you ever felt worried or scared by the impending threat of climate change and what the future holds for our planet? Well, you are not alone. The American Psychological Association defines this chronic fear of environmental doom as eco-anxiety and it affects more than two-thirds of Americans. As a sustainability student who constantly reads […]

My Zero Waste Store | Refilling Plastic-Free Lifestyles


This summer, we launched our Sustainable Earth Small Business Awards (SESBA) and selected 15 winners who showcased outstanding sustainability commitments. Our new podcast, The Green Scene, dives into conversations with SESBA winners about their journey as sustainable business owners. In our fifth episode of The Green Scene, My Zero Waste Store | Refilling Plastic-Free Lifestyles, […]

Building our Future: A Case for Saving Biodiversity


Our built environment has a large impact on biodiversity, and current systems threaten to deplete ecosystem services, reduce biodiversity in cities, and create inequitable environmental disservices for urban residents. A sustainable built environment ensures people and nature can share spaces.

Urban Forest Project | Cultivating Stability for an Equitable Community


Urban Forest Project This summer, we launched our Sustainable Earth Small Business Awards (SESBA) and selected 15 winners who showcased outstanding sustainability commitments. Our new podcast, The Green Scene, dives into conversations with SESBA winners about their journey as sustainable business owners.In our third episode of The Green Scene, Urban Forest Project | Cultivating Stability […]

Creating a Community Through Compost: R. City


This summer, we launched our Sustainable Earth Small Business Awards (SESBA) and chose 15 winners who showcased outstanding sustainability commitments. In our new podcast, The Green Scene, we have conversations with the trailblazing SESBA winners about walking the sustainable walk. In our second episode, R. City | Transforming Food Waste into FarmLand, we sat down […]

Navigating sustainability? Check out our ‘Explore your Sustainable Earth’ tool!


 Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the sustainability problems we’re currently facing? The process of becoming a more sustainable society is as complex and interconnected as the world we live in. Navigating the intersection of social, environmental, and economic issues and all their intricacies can become confusing if you think about it too much. But […]

Food Fighter: Connecting Kids to Their Food


Jilliann Feltham’s favorite activity as a first-grade teacher was storytime. It was a time to relax a bit before lunch, get immersed in a far-away world,  and let those little blooming imaginations take over. Except for one problem: the students were distracted. Not the normal kind of distracted that six-year-olds get, but a kind of […]

5 Sustainable Fashion Designers that are Inspiring Change


Purpose-driven creators are taking over the fashion space, innovating the way that fashion is consumed and appreciated. From the use of recycled materials to the treatment of garment workers, the fashion industry has the ability to drive consumer habits and create a space for conscious consumerism to thrive. With more brands and high fashion designers […]

Transform your Closet with These 6 Sustainable Fashion Tips


Key Takeaways: Fast fashion has many negative effects on people and the planet, from unjust worker rights to millions of pounds of clothing waste Fashion is a big area to incorporate sustainability, as we wear clothes every day, and the brands we buy from provide good insight into what we support These sustainable fashion tips […]