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Outdoor Activities Essential For Kids
Originally published in Atlanta Intown April 2013 Everyone knows I’m passionate about the environment. One of the main reasons for that is that I spent a great deal of time Read More
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Stopping violence against women & Mother Earth
This Valentine’s Day, join me and more than a billion global citizens to strike, dance and rise up against violence against girls, women and the planet and make our home Read More
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The Green Insider: Eco-books For The New Year
As you’re acting on your New Year’s resolutions, don’t forget to include the basic lifestyle changes you can make to help the environment! Just think: you could recycle more at Read More
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Can Atlanta be a zero waste city?
Seven years ago I helped launch the Atlanta Recycles organization and continue to serve on its steering committee. Atlanta Recycles is an advocacy group made up of governmental, corporate, non-profit Read More
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Smog season safety
When parents think about summertime in Atlanta, we like to picture relaxed evenings at the ball field and neighborhood swimming pool. However, summertime also signals ozone season, when intense sunlight Read More
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Green Insider: The Girl Scouts at 100
Some of my fondest childhood memories are from times I spent as a Girl Scout, so when my two daughters were old enough to join, I jumped at the chance Read More
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What Motivates You?
When our country celebrated the first Earth Day 42 years ago, we were at an environmental tipping point: our factories spewed black clouds of toxic emissions without apology and it Read More
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Recycle Your Way to Better Health, Jobs
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just released its most recent waste and recycling facts and figures, and reported that in 2010 Americans generated about 250 million tons of waste. Break Read More
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Tips for a Green Holiday
As we deck the walls with twinkle lights, wrap oodles of presents, and plan our festive holiday parties, it is important that we are conscious of our impact on our Read More
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On top of their environmental game
Celebrities aren’t the only ones using their status for good. Athletes are also doing their part to help save the planet, and, in turn, making big changes within their sports Read More