Sustainability made simple

Lorna P.

With a Bachelors degree in environmental conservation, Lorna from Norfolk, England has worked and volunteered in environmental education and countryside management for various NGOs in the UK. Her love of travel led her to teach English in Indonesia and in her free time she enjoys cooking for her family. Writing for Utopia enables Lorna to combine her two passions of environmentalism and the English language.


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10 Beautiful Lakes in the US and Their Environmental Significance

Have you seen the best lakes in the country? Not sure which one to visit? Here are the 10 most beautiful lakes in the US. Read more


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How to Make Shaved Ice Without a Blender (+ Recipes!)

No blender? No problem! Learn how to make fluffy, refreshing shaved ice at home — and try our mouthwatering recipes! Read more


Baby painting ideas.

12 Safe and Sustainable Baby Painting Ideas

Ready for some fun, creative and messy play with your little one? Check out these 12 baby painting ideas that you can do with babies of all ages, safe and sustainably. Read more


Micro weddings.

Micro Weddings: Finally, an Eco-Friendly Wedding Trend We Can Get Behind

Want to have an eco-friendly wedding, but not sure where to start? A micro wedding could be for you, simply slim down your guestlist to make your special day more eco-friendly. Read more


sustainable bras

Sustainable Bras: They Exist & These 9 Brands Are Fantastic

Looking for sustainable bras? Here are 9 beautiful bras that put an eco-friendly twist on this wardrobe staple. Read more


Mindful parenting

Is Mindful Parenting the New Gentle Parenting?

If you want to be more patient with your kids and parent them in an empathetic way, mindful parenting could be for you. We'll discuss its benefits, strategies to get there and give specific examples. Read more


Banana allergy.

Banana Allergy: Symptoms and What It’s Got to Do With the Latex-Fruit Syndrome

Bananas are sweet, filling and nutritious, but did you know some people are allergic to them? We'll discuss the symptoms of a banana allergy and what latex-fruit syndrome is. Read more


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The 14 Best State Parks in Washington for Hiking, History and Water Sports

Looking for a day out in the PNW but not sure where to start? We'll share the best state parks in Washington for hiking, climbing, biking and more. Get ready for some fun! Read more