San Francisco and The Urban School strive to meet Zero Waste goal by 2020

August Ackley, EIC of Digital Content

November 16, 2017

In August, 2017, the San Francisco Department of Environment and Recology announced that items once considered waste, including plastic bags and plastic wrap, can now be recycled. The Department of Environment called these changes “the most significant changes to the city’s recycling program sinc...

Zero waste entrepreneur encourages everyday environmentalism

Lauren Singer in her store Package Free on June 12, 2017. Photo by Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals.

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

October 31, 2017

   The Huffington Post called her a concerned environmentalist. Teen Vogue called her an eco-warrior. Lauren Singer just calls herself someone who “gives a sh*t.”    This 26-year-old social media star has a message: being sustainable and waste-free is not expensive.   After being inspi...

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