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Are Halloween Pumpkins a Problem for the Planet? by Aalia Mauro

After the trick-or-treaters have gone home, what becomes of the Halloween pumpkins that have outlived their decorative purpose?     You might be tempted just to throw them all away—and that’s certainly what many people do. Every year, more than 1 billion pounds of pumpkin get tossed out and left to rot in America’s landfills. Some are …

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Books About Climate Change and Sustainability You Need to Read This Year by Aalia Mauro

If you’re anything like me, you might love to spend some lazy afternoons reading new books. The sustainability movement is gaining momentum, and with more people choosing to move beyond the minimum to protect our planet and redefine our social and economic standards, education on this complex issue is needed now more than ever. These …

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Best Reusable Water Bottles – Its time to ditch Single-Use Plastic

Every year, millions of tons of plastic waste end up in landfills and oceans—most notably from cups and water bottles. And with climate change rapidly accelerating, we have to take action now to reduce our environmental footprint and waste, as much as we can. One small adjustment we can all make? Switching to a reusable water bottle. …

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Why Healing Your Gut Is Essential for Good Health

The human gut is more complex than previously thought and has a huge impact on whole-body health. A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system, heart health, brain health, improved mood, healthy sleep, and effective digestion, and it may help prevent some cancers and autoimmune diseases. Scientists have also found that gut bacteria produce neurotransmitters that regulate …

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AALIA MAURO’S ZERO WASTE MAKEUP ESSENTIALS

It’s time to start taking our beauty waste more seriously. And of course, the beauty industry isn’t solely responsible for our overflowing landfills and plastic-filled oceans, but that doesn’t mean we can’t all take accountability for our planet. One tangible step we can each take is to look long and hard at our beauty routines and amend areas where …

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