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The cookie that's eliminating food waste.

The cookie that's eliminating food waste.

SOULMUCH is a startup venture that has found a solution to the logistics of rescuing restaurant food waste and repurposing into healthy snacks such as our vegan, gluten free cookies that do not contain artificial sweeteners or oils, and contains 10 grams of protein.

When working in the restaurant industry you see first hand how much nutritious food is being thrown away. The restaurant industry wastes on average 84.3% of unused food according to the Food Waste Alliance.

When food is thrown away into a landfill, it creates methane which is 20 times...


Why Reproductive Justice Needs a Space in the Environmental Discussion

Why Reproductive Justice Needs a Space in the Environmental Discussion

One of the fundamental tenants of reproductive justice, as described by SisterSong, is to choose whether to have a child.

If a person chooses to have a child, that child is entitled to grow up in a safe and healthy environment. When we connect the dots between environmental and reproductive justice, we can easily see these two spheres of justice overlap in more than one dimension. 

As a reproductive justice and environmental advocate majoring in international studies, I’ve come across countless examples of the need for comprehensive reproductive care—not just for the...


Let's get political.

Let's get political.

So, you’ve bought your metal straw and you believe in the sustainability movement, but where do we go from here? I’m thinking politics.

There is no reason that you cannot be a political leader influencing the direction of our country. I have a few keys to help you do this by expanding your influence. The first key? Let’s get educated. Listen to podcasts and read the news (I mean visit the CNN, NY Times, etc. website and read the real story). You can easily incorporate these into your routine...


Roots Collective: Conscious Global Citizens Generating L.O.V.E

Roots Collective: Conscious Global Citizens Generating L.O.V.E

My name is Chasejamison Akilah Manar-Spears, aka Dzifa, and I am one of the co-founders of Roots Collective. My commitment to this work blossomed from my personal stand that LOVE should be a guiding force towards a sustainably liberated earth.

I understand and appreciate that everyone has their own definition of love. To clarify, this is my own definition:

Liberation of the mind, body, and spirit through compassionate and authentic leadership

Operation based on equity and collectivity

Validation and valuing our differences, and the truth of all life...


Women of the Earth

Women of the Earth

The skin is the largest organ of the body.

Everything we place in or on our skin from lotion, sunscreen, feminine products, oils and makeup all seep into our skin and flow into our bloodstream. 

Our skin is made up of millions and millions of immune cells and when we chose to put the right, natural products on our skin we can prevent the cold and flu, nourish the lymph nodes, and calm anxiety. 

However, much of the products we normally see in stores don't understand this knowledge and disconnect us from...