Kara DiCamillo - Writer
In her Newport, RI, community, Kara is the organizer of Green Drinks Newport and a member of Newport's Energy & Environment Commission. Kara volunteers at Norman Bird Sanctuary, and has also volunteered as a panelist for Rhode Island Farmways, speaking to farmers from around the state about how they can better market and promote their businesses.
Beyond the moat that surrounds her island home, Kara has backpacked Mt. Washington in New Hampshire too many times to count, is a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, a graduate of the Colorado Outward Bound School and, in real life, she is a public relations director. Kara began her writing career with TreeHugger.com in January 2005 and is currently a contributing writer for TriplePundit, Ecorazzi, EcoSalon and her local Newport Patch.
Articles By Kara
September 23, 2014Sustainable Surfing: Look for Boards with Smaller Footprints
The ECOBOARD Project ensures that dozens of manufacturers are able to produce eco-friendly surfboards.
May 29, 2014Oregon Sign Recycling Saves Money and Improves Sustainability
A pilot program in Oregon may have discovered an efficient, eco-friendly way to reuse the base materials in old highway signs.
April 14, 2014Earth Day 2014 Events Take Over Boston in April and May
Boston is alive with Earth Day events in April and May.
March 24, 2014Spring Cleaning: Recycle Your Denim
Blue Jeans Go Green transforms used denim into home insulation for those in need.
December 17, 2013Gifts for the Kids: Biodegradable Beach Toys
How many times have you been walking the beach and pass by a shovel that has been buried in the sand?