How to Eco Your Dental Routine

Are you trying to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle? It turns out there’s an opportunity to reduce waste that you may not have thought of: your dental routine. Admittedly I’d never thought of this myself until I was given a bamboo toothbrush after my last dentist visit, and thought...

Happy World Habitat Day!

Happy World Habitat Day, my fellow eco-friendlies! Today, across the world, the leading minds of sustainability will be discussing how exactly “innovative frontier technologies” can contribute to the efficiency of waste management worldwide. In 1985, the United Nations designated the first October Monday of each year to...

MAKING YOUR KITCHEN MORE KID AND ECO-FRIENDLY

In becoming more and more aware of the looming dangers of plastics, toxicities and other harmful chemicals embedded in the products we use daily, it’s important to recognize and reconsider what products we choose to use for the future, and most importantly—what products (and ingredients)...

National Wildlife Day

Happy National Wildlife Day from Eco18! Today is a day for spreading gratitude and awareness for the wonderful plant and animal species around us, our companions on this big blue planet. Habitat destruction, species endangerment, and biodiversity loss are words we regularly see in the...

How to Fill Nature’s Prescription in NYC

Nature and New York City aren’t two terms we’d typically use together – as fun and happening as NYC is, it can be challenging to interact with nature in what’s better known as the ‘concrete jungle.’ A recent study, covered in an article in The New York Times, revealed...

Eco-Friendly Summer Cocktails

Summer is the time of summer berry cocktails and umbrellas in your piña coladas. When it comes to alcohol, we rarely think about its effects on the environment, but it does make a difference. Here are some tips, recipes, and tricks to keep the earth...