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
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?
December 2, 2013Fashionable Winter Hats Made from Recycled Materials
Stay warm all winter long with these comfy recycled hats made from discarded materials.
October 28, 2013Rise Above Plastics This October with Surfrider Foundation
A campaign challenging each of us to reduce our plastic footprint tells of the environmental dangers of single-use plastics.
October 24, 2013Recycling (the Other) Plastic Bags
While many stores and supermarkets now offer takeback programs, plastic bags are still one of the most common materials that consumers bring into question.
August 20, 2013Living Sustainably in Southie: Boston's Macallen Building
Topnotch sustainable touches come with a high price tag in South Boston.