Shopping, Travel, Transportation, and Food.
How Can Vegan Food Help You and the Environment?
Have you ever wondered how your food choices impact the environment around you? Veganism is not just a diet but a healthy movement for our future. (Image by Markus Spiske on Unsplash) Vegan foods are foods that do not contain animal products, such as meat, milk, eggs, and honey. Many people switch to a vegan… Continue reading
When in Rome… Shop Ethically.
With Rome’s shopping street the Via del Corso in the center of the city, it can be easy to stumble upon it after visiting the Trevi Fountain and get trapped in its glamour. But like when visiting any other shopping area, from The Grove of Los Angeles to the Champs-Élysées of Paris, you might feel… Continue reading
How To Simmer Down Your Climate Anxiety
Is your anxiety about the future of our planet reaching a boiling point? You’re not alone. Here are some steps you can take to relieve your climate anxiety. Continue reading
Think Globally Act Locally: 5 Ways to Study Abroad Sustainably
Photo by Emily Mooney Thinking globally? Honestly, don’t act on it. The environmental impact of studying abroad is so prevalent, it seems students shouldn’t consider moving at all. Faced with the climate crisis, we must acknowledge the immense impact of study abroad programs that rely on carbon emissions and a consumption-based economy. Since my freshman… Continue reading
Food waste in Denmark: Throwing privilege in the trash
“GI Market food waste” by Taz is licensed under CC BY 2.0 From biking to recycling to renewable energy, Denmark is known for its commitment to sustainability. However, despite this reputation, there is still a significant room for improvement when it comes to food waste. According to a recent study, Danish households throw away around… Continue reading
Food for thought: How green are your groceries?
Have you ever stopped to think about how each of those ingredients got to your kitchen? The journey your food takes may surprise you. Continue reading
Lawns are out, Drought-resistant Gardens are in
California has always been known for its temperate climate- not too hot in the summer and not too cold in the winter. My family, up until about 5 years ago, was able to comfortably live without an air conditioner (comfortable depending on who you ask, it never gets unbearably hot but hot, nonetheless). In my… Continue reading
Humana Vintage Spearheads Sustainable Fashion In Europe
Photograph by Becca McHaffie / Unsplash Are you a fashionista and interested in caring for Mother Earth? If the answer is yes, Humana Vintage is the perfect place for you. Although Italy is working towards a more sustainable future, second-hand stores like Humana Vintage have been spearheading these changes. As a person who loves clothing… Continue reading
Click this link to destroy the planet: The issue with influencers
Like many members of Gen Z, I spend a lot of time on TikTok. On my “For You Page” this week, every other video is either an influencer promoting unnecessary products or environmental activists raising awareness about the Willow Project. I can’t help but marvel over the irony of this sustainability whiplash. As I press… Continue reading
As college students we believe that we are a part of nature and have a responsibility to protect it. We all come from different places but choose to advocate for our global home. We are actively transforming from an egocentric present to an ecocentric future. HomeGrown is educating on current issues and how we can make a difference in our everyday life.
- How Climate Change is Deteriorating Rome’s Landmarks
- Have you heard of azodicarbonamide? No? Don’t worry, you’re not alone!
- Gen-Z’s Guide to Fossil Fuel Divestment
- What is Eco-fascism? A Mission to Purify the Environment or an Excuse to Purify the Population?
- Designlab Give Sustainably #sparkscreativity Around The Globe