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…

Living Life by Your Own Rules

Amigos, I’m back. As I continue to prepare to leave to Mexico City on October 1, I’ve been furiously focusing on trying to sell all of my furniture to get ready to vacate my apartment in two weeks (my lease ends Sept 21). Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been connecting with friends and…

Mexico: A Quiet Leader in Veganism & Sustainability

Amigos, it’s been quite a while since my last blog. Sorry! I’ve been a little overwhelmed with preparing to move out of my LA home (selling lots of my stuff and donating the rest). As I get ready to move to Mexico City for the next year, I’ve decided to do what a few other…

Vote With Your Dollar, Euro, Pound, Peso…

Lee este articulo en español aquí. GIF credit here. Hey Amigos – Yesterday, I went to my local grocery store (Ralph’s or Kroger as it’s known in some other parts of the US). I normally shop at Whole Foods and both are about a block’s distance from me, but given I’m no longer working, 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…

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,…