Pop-up style markets and educational events on being low-waste and plastic-free. Market customers will be able to purchase basic sustainable products, while educational event participants will be provided sustainable products either free or for a reasonable cost. Costs include 1. Becoming an official NY business 2. Purchase essentials at wholesale cost 3. Creation of materials for pop-up markets/events 4. Costs associated with rental/lease of pop-up locations (if applicable)
Maranda Miller, a Kentucky native, resides in the Bronx, NY with her two children (ages 11 and 16). Maranda loves being outdoors, doing yoga and works in higher education specializing in academic support and STEM education. The family started a zero waste and plastic-free journey in December 2018 to ensure that Mother Earth is around for them and future generations. Maranda has slowly begun sharing her eco-friendly habits with the Bronx community through work at the community garden, hosting low-waste workshops, and starting a Buy Nothing Group for her neighborhood.