Mexico’s History of Zero Waste: A “Bathroom” Culture

Yes, this is an odd title but indulge me! 🙏🏼 I promise you’ll find it interesting. You will learn about a unique history, specific to Mexico, that drives their obsession with über clean toilets, sweeping and zero waste which is rather unique and fascinating! When I was initially planning on moving to Mexico City, I…

Did you know 4 Environmental Activists Are Killed Every Week?

I came across this article yesterday and was dumbfounded by these statistics. According to a new report by the international NGO Global Witness, in 2017, paramilitaries, government troops, hired gangsters and smugglers killed 207 people trying to protect the environment from agribusinesses trying to set up cattle ranches and sugarcane plantations. Read more…

What Does “Stay Woke” Mean?

It’s an American slag term and an incorrect tense of the word “awake”; however, that doesn’t diminish its importance in modern-day society. If you look it up in urbandictionary.com, you’ll find a few different definitions. This is my favorite: “Getting woke is like being in the Matrix and taking the red pill. You get a sudden…

I’m Revolutionary Becca. Why “Revolutionary”?

Revolutionary: adjective rev·o·lu·tion·ary\-shə-ˌner-ē\. This is the definition that best fits: constituting or bringing about a major or fundamental change. For example: a revolutionary new idea or product. In upcoming posts, I’ll tell you a little more about me and why I decided to start this blog. I was born and raised in in Los Angeles,…