Veronica Yoo
  • Danville, California
  • United States
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A Sustainable Summer: Plastic-Free July

July marks the official start of summer. From social-distancing parties to barbeques to beach trips, all activities have officially been moved outdoors. Exciting as this all is, the importance of…Continue

Started Jun 28

Shopping Online, Shopping Green

Online shopping has become an increasingly popular option among the tech-savvy and convenience-appreciative. Recently, it has become one of the most preferred methods of shopping considering the…Continue

Started May 31

Online Shopping for a Green Brand Identity

As the COVID-19 pandemic took full force, the world seemed to shut down. With additional stay-in-shelter regulations and social distancing in place, human activity has been reduced to a minimum.…Continue

Started May 4

Spring Cleaning for the Environment

When discussing sustainability, we often focus on the environment or renewable sources of energy. In the process, however, textile waste and the effort to minimize it is forgotten.…Continue

Started Mar 29

 

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A Sustainable Summer: Plastic-Free July

July marks the official start of summer. From social-distancing parties to barbeques to beach trips, all activities have officially been moved outdoors. Exciting as this all is, the importance of sustainability may be lost from our sight. Resultedly, this month also is the start of a sustainable change: “Plastic-Free July”. Time spent outdoors means fresh air, hiking, and green trees, but it can also lead to littering and other…See More
Jun 28
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Shopping Online, Shopping Green

Online shopping has become an increasingly popular option among the tech-savvy and convenience-appreciative. Recently, it has become one of the most preferred methods of shopping considering the circumstances requiring people to work from home and social distance. However, with its common use, it becomes difficult to deny the environmental impact online shopping has. But, there are ways to help and it begins with becoming aware of the greener alternatives and local online sources.Unnecessary…See More
May 31
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Online Shopping for a Green Brand Identity

As the COVID-19 pandemic took full force, the world seemed to shut down. With additional stay-in-shelter regulations and social distancing in place, human activity has been reduced to a minimum. Places such as essential stores, grocery markets, and pharmacies among others have been allowed to remain open; as for a majority of retail stories, shopping has moved online.As an increasing number of stores move online, they are also making the effort to go green. However, those efforts aren’t wholly…See More
May 4
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Spring Cleaning for the Environment

When discussing sustainability, we often focus on the environment or renewable sources of energy. In the process, however, textile waste and the effort to minimize it is forgotten. Textile waste is made primarily of discarded clothing as well as other nondurable goods like sheets and towels; in recent years, the amount has reached 16.9 million tons annually (EPA, 2017). More…See More
Mar 29
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Spring New Life with Scrap Gardening

We often think of food scraps, as, well, scraps. We toss them, or hopefully compost, and never think twice about them. The truth is, these scraps are very much valuable; many kinds can be grown into fruits and vegetables once again with the proper care and attention.Here’s some types:Leafy vegetables are the easiest scraps to regrow. From romaine lettuce to bok choy to celery, leafy scraps can…See More
Mar 1
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With Love and Sustainability,

We know well before February that Valentine’s Day is upon us. Our local grocery stores begin to look very cute, very sweet, and very pink. Aisles are filled with chocolates, stuffed teddy bears, and lastly, roses. The full package.The ever-present quality of roses leads to the misconception of just how common they are this time of the year. After all, they are available nearly everywhere in nearly every color. In reality, it takes a great deal of time, energy, and fuel to get those flowers…See More
Feb 2
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Holiday Shopping with a Touch of Sustainability

That time of the year is quickly approaching us, as we’re all scrambling to find the perfect gifts and presents for our loved ones. Appropriate to our tech-savvy nature, online shopping has become a popular option for many looking to shop on the web rather than shop in stores or in person.While it is convenient, online shopping and its popularity raises an important question of sustainability. It is certainly appealing during this season, with huge crowds, traffic, and long lines, but is it…See More
Dec 2, 2019
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Dec 1, 2019

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