Avoiding disposable plastics back home in California had become a part of my life. I knew where to buy my favorite food like oatmeal, pasta, and fruit without plastic, as well as personal care items like soap and coconut oil. Asking for "no straw" at a restaurant was easy enough because the server and I spoke the … Continue reading How to Travel Without Using Disposable Plastics
When we arrived in Kuala Lumpur, a large, modern city, I wondered "are there any zero waste things happening here?". It was mostly for self interest, I was in desperate need for some plastic-free supplies and wanted to see if anyone here could point me in the right direction. So one day I googled "zero waste Kuala Lumpur" … Continue reading Zero Waste Day in Kuala Lumpur
Read about our time in Penang, Malaysia!
Today marks 3 months since I first arrived tired and nervous at the international airport in Bangkok. Now three months, three countries, and many adventures later I'm proud to say that I have yet to use a single disposable water bottle. YES!! This was the only plan all along, to experience South East Asia without … Continue reading 3 Months of Travel in Asia and ZERO Disposable Water Bottles Used (without getting sick or dehydrated)
When I left San Diego to travel, I wasn't sure how long I would be gone, or where exactly I was going, but I was sure about one thing; I didn't want to be another western traveler exploiting our natural resources and ruining local cultures and communities, I wanted to be a conscious, sustainable traveler. There … Continue reading How We Travel Sustainably
Hello there! After 2 years of Girl For A Clean World I've finally decided to start a blog and share a bit more about my sustainable lifestyle and travel adventures. For this first blog post I'd like to share a little bit about me and why I do what I do. About Me: I'm a … Continue reading Welcome!