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Points of Intervention Tour Reflections from Pope

As I settle back home, it’s inspiring to look back and reflect on what has been one hell of a journey!  We’ve been to thirteen schools, traveled 17,647 miles, talked to thousands of students about the intersecting environmental justice impacts of consumption, and spread the inspirational hope of the Zero Waste Movement.  For a full […]

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Chris’s Existential Intervention

I have a complicated relationship with the Points of Intervention framework. On the one hand, it is a theory of change that makes a ton of sense to me. I’ve always valued the unique knowledge that each individual’s lived experience brings to a movement space. On the other hand, I don’t truly feel that I’ve […]

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Redefining Zero Waste: Meg’s Point of Intervention

Since the beginning of this tour, I have been trying to determine what my personal point of intervention is. On the surface it seems simple, Zero Waste falls under reclaim. We are working towards a world where landfills are a story from the past. Something about reclaiming resources doesn’t seem to fully encompass the work […]

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A Letter From Junior Walk

It’s a strange thing to watch a place you’ve spent a substantial amount of time in be stripped away and changed irrevocably. There are really two ways for me to try and tell the story of what’s going on in these photographs; the way I’d tell it to an old timer who has walked the […]

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When Trash to Treasure is a Means of Subsistence

When Trash to Treasure is a Means of Subsistence

  Hi! My name is Clara, I am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I am currently PLAN’s Fundraising Development Intern. My interest in waste was sparked in my college years and grounded in on-campus waste reduction initiatives, such as move out programs and dorm composting systems. Since then, however, I have put more thought […]

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