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Citizen of the Fort: Aurélia Durand

Citizen of the Fort

Citizen of the Fort: Aurélia Durand

This is part of the Citizens of the Fort series, where we highlight Earth conscious folks that are taking a stab and saving the planet in their own unique way. From videographers to tiny home dwellers; each Citizen is building a path to a more sustainable world. Ever come across an illustration on your social feeds and have to double take like, "is that suppose to be me?!" I couldn't help but feel that way the day I saw Aurelia Durand's picture of a black girl in an olive green letterman jacket with "Guerrilla Gardener" stitched on the front panel,...

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Citizen of the Fort: Syreeta Bond

Citizen of the Fort

Citizen of the Fort: Syreeta Bond

This is part of the Citizens of the Fort series, where we highlight Earth conscious folks that are taking a stab and saving the planet in their own unique way. From videographers to tiny home dwellers; each Citizen is building a path to a more sustainable world. In my former life, I was fashion addict, never missing a beat with the newest statement trends. Now that I'm wiser, I understand the fashion industry thrives on fleeting trends, which have lasting effects on the health of the environment. Luckily, there are fashion designers like Syreeta Bond that take responsibility for the...

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Citizen of the Fort: Allegra Marzarte

Citizen of the Fort

Citizen of the Fort: Allegra Marzarte

This is part of the Citizens of the Fort series, where we highlight Earth conscious folks that are taking a stab and saving the planet in their own unique way. From videographers to tiny home dwellers; each Citizen is building a path to a more sustainable world. Oh Allegra, Allegra, my Parisan friend that I have never met! When I first started my zero waste life there were no people of color navigating in the waste-free online community. Luckily, I stumbled across Allegra's Instagram for her blog, Small et Beautiful. Although Allegra wouldn't consider herself a full time zero waster,...

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Guests in the Fort: Plastic-Free Culture Around the Globe

Citizen of the Fort Travel Zero Waste

recycling is not enough
Citizens of Fort Negrita! Today you are in for a treat as there are five visitors in the Fort today. Five bloggers from Plastic-Free Tuesday, a blog that skips plastic on Tuesdays to help reduce the plastic footprint. I really wanted to share experiences about their home countries to show how similar (and different!) Green culture is in other countries.

They all seem to have to put up the same...

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Guest in the Fort: Reuse & Recycle!

Citizen of the Fort Zero Waste

recycling is not enough

I'm Cecilie! A 20-something living in Atlanta, GA with a passion for healthy lifestyles! I love to share my views on my personal experiences with obtaining health goals, natural hair and beauty and self image on my blog CecilieMD. These are just a few things that are near and dear to me. I have lost over 100 pounds currently after starting my journey in 2007. Over the years I've learned a lot and...

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