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FASHION ACTIVISM: SAY IT WITH A T-SHIRT

From the streets to fashion shows, people are making strong messages with what they are wearing. Inspired by the campaign and then election, both women and men have taken their feelings about feminism and immigration and have created unique ways to express themselves. To be honest,...

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

  In honor Women’s Month here at eco18, we are taking today to talk about National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a virus that attacks the cells of your immune system that help fight off infections. However,...

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Why We Love Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine's Day–and the story of its patron saint St. Valentine –is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine's Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both...

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Can you die of a broken heart?

Heartbreak.   Whether you’ve lost loved ones or pets, experienced a brutal break-up, or had your heart broken due to devastating news around the world, we’ve all been there. Heartbreak hurts.   But can you die of a broken heart?   Take the recent death of the beloved mother daughter duo,...

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5 ways to start over

The New Year brings new opportunities to set new goals, strive for new things, and to start fresh with a clean slate. Starting over can be difficult, old habits are hard to break. So, to help you get started, here are five things you can...

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January 18 Questions with Jan Creamer

What is your name? Jan Creamer   What is your occupation? President, Animal Defenders International   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? I read a lot about the protection of animals and the environment as I grew up, especially. At a young age, I was very...

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Eco-Friendly Energy

Energy is not something we really think about. It’s there, it’s all around us and we take it for granted. Just step into your kitchen - see that coffee pot that you turn on every morning? Energy. See the fridge that holds the milk for...

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Going #WasteFree for a Week

The average American produces around 4.3 pounds of trash every single day, 1.6 pounds more than each American produced in 1960. With 365 days in a year that amounts to over 1,500 pounds of trash created by a single person...