In The Garden – Part 1

Back in April, I posted an article about our plan to use a community garden plot this summer to grow fruits, vegetables and more in order to lower our carbon footprint. I told you how our world needs more of these gardens and how they truly do help bring the community closer together. Today, just…

How To Fertilize Your Lawn The Earth Friendly Way

For the past year or two, I have tried many times to find an eco friendly company that can do lawn care without all of the chemicals or pesticides. Believe me when I say that trying to find one of these companies is incredibly difficult. For a while, the closest thing I could come to…

A Second Year of GLOBR

May 18, 2019. Two years ago today. This was the day when the very first GLOBR article made its way to this website. Since then, over 100 others have made their mark and will hopefully help continue the mission to create inspiration for change.

What You Can Do To Celebrate Earth Day

Today marks the 51st annual celebration for all Earth has given us. It marks 51 years since the inaugural celebrations took place and started to change the world. Today, Earth Day 2021, is a day to once again celebrate the Earth’s environment and reflect on the impact humanity has placed upon the planet. Here’s what…

The World Needs More Community Gardens – Here’s Why

As I write this, the community garden plots in my area are mostly full and waiting lists are one of the only ways to get in. There are about five total gardens that are within a bikeable distance of where I live, but all of them have been filled up by other interested people. This…

Is Chicago’s Green River Really All That Green?

The month is March, and It’s about that time of year where the city of Chicago, Illinois dyes their river green to celebrate St. Patrick’s day. This tradition seems controversial in the eyes of many, so a main question remains in my mind. Since this practice used to be done with chemicals being dumped into…

‘I Am Greta’ – The Film That Changed My Perspective On Climate

A few weeks ago, I learned about a new documentary on the climate crisis. I’ve seen films about the climate before – Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel, National Geographic’s Before the Flood, and Paris to Pittsburgh. However, this new film had a different impact on me than any of the previous ones that I had…

The Best GLOBR Articles of 2020

The year 2020 will go down in history as one that had major significance on the entire world. The pandemic wasn’t the only event that we’ll look back on, so it’s important to remember what happened during this incredible time. As 2021 comes into view, let’s take the chance to look back at some of…

What Do Black Friday, Cyber Monday, And Climate Change Have In Common?

Just last week, Black Friday once again took place in stores all over. Before the pandemic, lines of people stretching throughout the store were common, and even during COVID-19, people still go out to shop for things that they don’t really need. Today, Cyber Monday, will likely see even more people going online to shop…