Sustainability made simple

Paula Jerez Torres

Paula is a freelance writer for Utopia. She received a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bethany Lutheran College in Minnesota and has been living, studying, and working in the Midwest of the United States for the past five years. Through her writing, she hopes to make an impact on each of her readers and therefore contribute to make this world a better – and more sustainable – place for us to live in. She enjoys going on nature walks and swimming in the ocean, as well as reading good books, growing indoor plants, and discovering new plant-based recipes.

Earth Day Activities

Earth Day 2023: 19 Earth Day Activities to Support Our Planet

Make Earth Day 2023 fun and impactful with these 19 Earth Day activities that will help you celebrate, connect with nature and make a difference! Read more

Sustainable podcasts

21 Must-listen Sustainability & Climate Change Podcasts

If you want to learn about sustainability and climate change, listening to sustainability podcasts is a great start. Here are the best podcasts available. Read more

baked apples in oven

Make These Baked Apples in the Oven for a Cozy Night In

Craving a comforting snack to warm you up on cold winter days? Look no further. We will show you how to make the perfect baked apples in the oven for your cozy days in. Read more


Veganuary: How to Go Vegan This January

Veganuary: A 31-day challenge that encourages non-vegans to go vegan for the month of January. Learn more about it and how to make it work for you. Read more

Camping tips

20 Best Camping Tips for a Smoother Trip

Planning a camping trip but unsure where to start? Read on to learn helpful, practical, and sustainable camping tips for your next adventure. Read more

Can you eat mushroom stems

10 Magical Ways to Cook and Eat Mushroom Stems

Can you eat mushroom stems, and do you want to? Here's why mushroom stems are good for you and how to prepare them quickly & deliciously. Read more

Does Goodwill take underwear, bras, and socks?

Does Goodwill Take Underwear, Bras & Socks? A Donation How-to

Are you about to donate clothes, but unsure if Goodwill takes underwear, bras, and socks? Here’s all you need to know on how to dispose undergarments sustainably. Read more

Vegan cannoli

Vegan Cannoli Recipe With Non-Dairy Ricotta

Cannoli is a classic Italian dessert characterized by its crispy shell and a creamy filling. You can easily make your own vegan cannoli using our recipe below. Read more