sustainability

Hiking South Korea’s Seoraksan National Park

I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you that Seoraksan National Park wasn’t one of the main reasons we went to South Korea. Before flying into Japan, we had to plan out our exit. A quick search on Skyscanner pulled up a flight form Tokyo, Japan to Seoul, South Korea for less than $80 USD. […]

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Responsible Snacking On The Go

-Guest post by Ben Kanellitsas from Play Hard-Give Back Travelers in 2016 are looking more than ever towards socially responsible lodging options. While jet setting around the globe, they want to pair their responsible travel with a socially conscious snacking option. Their desire to purchase with a purpose has created an opportunity for companies looking to […]

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24.5: Stories: Food Strengthening Community – Robin Carroll & Quentin Mables (I Grow Chicago)

Isolation. Injustice. Poverty. Lack of education. Opportunity dessert. 30-40% of children going to bed hungry. This doesn’t paint a pretty picture of a neighborhood in Chicago. Especially when you consider that countless pounds of high quality of food are thrown away every night in restaurants around the city. At this point, you might be wondering […]

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15: Bringing Geeky Back with Leslie Fishlock (Geek Girls)

Did you know that there were more women in tech fields in the 1970’s and 1980’s than today? If your eyebrows just crinkled into a weird position you’re skeptically reading this, then I’m with you. But it’s true. Turns out that many early tech positions fell to receptionists or secretaries. These women were some of […]

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9.5 Stories from the Field – Sustainability in the Classroom with Monica Rosquillas (1 to 1 Movement)

What would you do if you had to carry your trash around with you for one whole week? What types of things would be in there? Any things that you might not be too proud of at the week’s end?   That is exactly one of the projects that Monica oversees for 1 to 1 […]

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9: Sustainability with Jonathan Zaidman (1 to 1 Movement)

There’s no denying that together we all need to start taking measures toward sustainability and conservation. It can be a little overwhelming at times. What can one person do about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? How can I equate my energy use to polar bears thousands of miles away?   It’s hard to. Which is […]

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