Sustainability made simple

Marlena Angermann

Originally from California, Marlena is a Master's student at the Free University of Berlin studying Sociology. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Feminist Studies and Social Movements from the University of California Santa Barbara. Marlena has a record of working in academic research and for social impact start-ups, including the very first zero-waste shop in Germany, Original Unverpackt. She enjoys painting, vegetarian cooking, and Sunday flea markets.

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Why the Real Meaning Behind “Aro” and “Ace” Matters

An often overlooked part of the queer community, aro and ace people are sometimes lumped together. However, the meaning of aromanticism and asexuality are quite different. Read more

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The 7 Best Train Trips in the USA for Lakes, Deserts, & Wine Country

Train journeys can be a great way to relax, soak up some scenic views and enjoy a calm ride to your destination. Check out some of the best train trips in the USA. Read more

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Dopamine Dressing: How to Make Fashion Feel Good This Spring

Dopamine dressing is pretty much what it sounds like: dressing in what makes you feel good. No matter your style, dopamine dressing gets by without fast fashion — learn how to get into it sustainably. Read more

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Discover the Magic of Flaxseed Oil for Your Hair

Did you know you can use flaxseed oil for your hair? Flaxseed oil is full of benefits that will keep your hair strong and shiny, and your scalp healthy. Read more

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How Do Walnuts Grow & Are They Sustainable?

Though they are so easily accessible at the supermarket, how do walnuts grow? Read to learn about the environmental impact of walnut production! Read more

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Terraced Farming: Definition, Purpose and Examples

Did you know terraced farming is good for the Earth? Here's how the ancient practice benefits farmers and the planet. Read more

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10 Best East Coast National Parks, Ranked

Looking for a new adventure this year? Check out some of these East Coast national parks, forests and seashores for everything from skiing and ice fishing to snorkeling, kayaking, and birdwatching. Read more

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What Is a Certified B Corporation? B Corp Explained

What is a Certified B Corporation? The answer is complex. While B corporations may not differ much from conventional corporations, measures must be taken to become a Certified B Corp. Read more