Plastic-free July

Plastic-free July is a global movement to reduce usage of plastic, especially single-use plastics every year during the month of July. A great resource for going plastic free is which asks us “Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?” To assist you in your drive to eliminateContinue reading “Plastic-free July”

Environmental Responsibility at Work

In the office where I work, we have containers for trash, recycling, and compost. One could imagine that the presence of these containers is a predictor of our success in saving the planet. However, in Laudato Si, Pope Francis advises us: “If we want to bring about deep change, we need to realize that certainContinue reading “Environmental Responsibility at Work”

How clean is your garbage can?

In Laudato Si, Pope Francis calls us to an ecological conversion and to consider our actions and their impact:  We are always capable of going out of ourselves towards the other…These attitudes also attune us to the moral imperative of assessing the impact of our every action and personal decision on the world around us.Continue reading “How clean is your garbage can?”


In Chapter One of Laudato Si, Pope Francis states: We have not yet managed to adopt a circular model of production capable of preserving resources for present and future generations, while limiting as much as possible the use of non-renewable resources, moderating their consumption, maximizing their efficient use, reusing and recycling them. A serious considerationContinue reading “Recycle”