Ugly Produce

Ugly Produce This blog post was written by Liluye Staff Writer, Katie Hutchinson, who is a driven and compassionate environmentalist and humanitarian. Stores typically reject fruit and vegetables that are “ugly” or “imperfect” looking because their display doesn’t look as good and shoppers are less likely to pick up a bruised apple when a green […]

Composting 101

Composting 101 This blog post was written by Liluye Staff Writer, Katie Hutchinson, who is a driven and compassionate environmentalist and humanitarian. Composting has been an agricultural practice for as long as farmers can remember. And, it’s something, if you have decided to make your own garden, that you should consider incorporating. It’s important for a […]

Gardening Is Sustainable Fun

Gardening Is Sustainable Fun This blog post was written by Liluye Staff Writer, Katie Hutchinson, who is a driven and compassionate environmentalist and humanitarian. As environmental disasters continue to escalate worldwide, it’s no surprise that crops are being damaged in the process. And, veggie and fruit prices are skyrocketing, too, as a result. According to the U.S. […]

Some Global, Recycling Leaders

Some Global, Recycling Leaders This blog post was written by Liluye Staff Writer, Katie Hutchinson, who is a driven and compassionate environmentalist and humanitarian. Each state in the United States handles the way they approach waste and recycling differently. Heck, within each county waste management differs. I’ve lived in places where certain trash bags were […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair, or Resell

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair, or Resell This blog post was written by Liluye Staff Writer, Katie Hutchinson, who is a driven and compassionate environmentalist and humanitarian. The phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle” has been drilled into the minds of every primary and secondary, U.S. school student. Typically it refers to plastics, paper, and aluminum, but the same […]

The Power of Paperless

The Power of Paperless This blog post was written by Liluye Staff Writer, Katie Hutchinson, who is a driven and compassionate environmentalist and humanitarian. My countertop is full of catalogs (none of which I’ve subscribed to) along with junk mail, bills, notes, flyers, newspapers, and receipts… all from last week! The amount of paper that […]

People Trafficking in Nigeria (Freedom for Life Initiative)

Real Life Stories: People Trafficking in Nigeria (Freedom for Life Initiative) The latest in our series of partner interviews is with Sani Dantuni Bello. Sani’s story was compiled by Liluye staff writer, Sylvia Nalubega. Sani is a Mandela Washington fellow, founder of Freedom for Life Initiative, and is passionate about combating human trafficking within Nigeria. […]