• Sustainable Swaps Part 2

    Toxic Cleaner -> Refillable Eco-Friendly Cleaner Eco-friendly cleaners are getting more popular now, and they are much easier to find. Be careful and watch for companies greenwashing consumers with green logos but no transparency as to what makes their product eco-friendly.  Plastic Shampoo Containers -> Shampoo Bars Avoid using bulky plastic containers by using shampoo […]

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  • Sustainable Swaps Part 1

    Plastic Straws -> Paper/Reusable Straws Help save the turtles and other marine life by preventing plastic single-use straws from going into the ocean! Ziploc Bags -> Glass/Silicone Food Containers Use reusable containers for lunches! No more Ziploc bags on the ground! Plastic Shopping Bags -> Reusable Shopping Bags If you haven’t done this yet, get […]

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  • Dream Green Blog’s 1 Year Anniversary!

      On the 22nd, it will be the blog’s one year anniversary!!! WOW! Over the past year, I have gotten much better at reflecting on my environmental efforts. Mostly because these blogs force me to reflect. I do this for myself, really. But I am so glad to help others along my journey of learning […]

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  • Sustainable Fall Outfits

    Sustainable Fall Outfits  Tops/Dresses   Handmade Top! Leaf Dress! Green Dress – Pair with jean jacket! Bottoms Denim Shorts Paperbag Pants Earth-toned Pants EXTRA: Accessories! 25 Sustainable Accessories Brands We Love – Transparent Eco Brand Directory, Shopping Guides, Learning Guides | MOCHNI  

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  • Best Productivity Tips for Teens

    Best Productivity Tips for Teens 1. Turn Your Phone Off! Turning off your phone is one of the most important things you can do to increase your productivity. I usually have to turn my phone off to get work done, or at least put it away from me if I am playing music.   2. Go […]

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  • Imperfect Environmentalism

    Imperfect Environmentalism Introduction There are a lot of people out there trying to do the same thing as I am. Many people use Instagram as a platform to share their sustainable lifestyle. I often compare myself to other people on the app and feel inferior. But, I earlier this year I learned the term imperfect […]

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  • How to Move Sustainably

    How to Move Sustainably Moving is inherently wasteful. You are getting rid of a lot of things and using gas and energy to ship it wherever you are going. But, there are a few eco-conscious things my mom and I did while moving cross-country that relieved a little stress on the environment.   1. Don’t throw […]

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  • Consumer Culture.

    Consumer Culture.    We see consumer culture everyday on the internet. YouTube is filled with haul videos, made by influencers who never repeat outfits. This is a problem because people buy more and more to satisfy our desire to try new trends that are changing every day.  What Is Consumer Culture? The official definition for consumer […]

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  • Eco-Efforts That YOU Can Do While Living with Parents

    Eco-Efforts that YOU Can Do While Living With Parents  As a teen, you don’t often get to decide what brands your household buys, or what appliances you get. So, lots of people wait until they are out of the house to start living sustainably. But, there are some things you can do to live more […]

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  • 5 Books About the Environment

    5 of the BEST Books about the Environment! 1. Eco Winners – Uncovering the Traits of Successful Environmental Leaders I was given this book as a gift and I absolutely love it! This book is by Katya Pronichenko and she details how to become an “Eco-Winner”, her term for a successful environmental activist. The book […]

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