18 questions with Sofia Zamboli

What is your name and how old are you? Sofia Zamboli, 19. Where do you go to school? I go to Tufts University in Somerville, MA. What year are you in? I am a Sophomore. What is your first memory of being green as a kid? My first memory of being green...

The Best Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

As the holiday season comes to a close, it will soon be time to take down your decorations until next year! If you’ve purchased a real Christmas tree this year, there are plenty of options for an environmentally friendly disposal. Here are some tips to...

2018: The Year of Going Straw-Less

Over the past month American Airlines, Starbucks and the state of Seattle have announced they’re going straw-free for very important reasons. On a daily basis, over 500 million straws are used. Straws are the main single-use plastic item that ends up harming our planet, by...

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

There’s nothing more satisfying during the holidays than giving someone the perfect gift. Seeing their face light up as they discover what’s inside that package is priceless. But, gift wrapping can come with a high price tag – both for your wallet and the environment. Have...

MAKE SOMETHING MONDAY – RIBBON HOLDERS

I have a drawer full of bits and pieces of ribbons that I won't throw away because I always need some for wrapping a gift or table decoration. So to make it easier to find what I need, I decided to tidy them up. Toilet rolls...

Resolving to be greener in 2016

If you feel the need for a fresh start in your life, making a New Year's resolution this year might give you a little boost. Here at eco18 we want to encourage everyone to resolve to lead a greener lifestyle in the year of 2016, including...

Eco initiatives: Climate Change

With the UN Climate Conference continuing to take place in Paris right now, eco18 wanted to dive deep into the talk of climate change and discuss what eco initiatives have taken place around the world in the past year. But first, what is climate change? When you hear...