When Art Meets Sustainability

Monica Brinkman (above right) is not your typical environmental activist. Born in Ontario, Canada, Monica is a mosaic artist that grew up in Beaconsfield near Montréal. Her work is at the intersection of art and craft using a variety of materials, colors and textures. Through stained glass, ceramic tiles, porcelain or simple buttons, Monica conveys powerful messages of justice, peace, solidarity and community. She believes in...Read More

Plastic is Killing our Oceans

Every year, anywhere from about 8 to 12 million US tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans. The scale of the problem is enormous, but it’s not a lost cause. A change in how we live could be the catalyst for cleaner oceans in the future — like when your dentist says you can avoid further problems if you brush and floss more! Read on to...Read More