My springtime sensation of loss is linked with birdsong and rain and unfolding tulips.

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and now I owe back to her.

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And an interview with the girl who finds them

“For me it’s not about ‘who has the best picture’ — it’s to show the beauty of nature that we don’t forget how precious and worth to protect it is.” Photograph by Tabea Hosmann


That depends: Are you cool with leftover pasta jars?

Mesh bag used to collect groceries
Mesh bag used to collect groceries
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Entirely usable, this fruit is a metaphor for zero-waste living

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Saving and repurposing food scraps is simple

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Saving money, plastic, and stress with DIY supplies

homemade candle on a bedside table
homemade candle on a bedside table


Amid all else, quarantine habits have made me more wasteful

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What employees call a culture of “convenient transparency” is no surprise


Basic plant care tips, plus some unconventional wisdom

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Kayli Kunkel

She/her. Queens, NY. Creating new narratives on mental health and sustainability. Founder of Earth & Me, a zero-waste small business and publication.

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