Wendy Gabriel is a freelance eco-writer now based in Fresno, California. Gabriel and her work have been featured in numerous publications and websites including the Chicago Sun-Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Fox Business News and Mashable.com. For nearly six years, she was a weekly contributor on a popular radio talk show in the Upper Midwest with a segment titled "Simple Tips for Green Living." Gabriel is an avid recycler, rainwater harvester, composter, thrifter and was instrumental in coordinating the planning and creation of a large mural made with recycled materials at a local elementary school in Fargo, North Dakota. Gabriel was the driving force behind starting a school garden program implemented at several Fargo schools.

The founder of MyGreenSide.org and tweeting under @MyGreenSide, Gabriel has gone from the freezer (Fargo) to the furnace (Fresno) and could not be happier exploring California with the loves of her life, her husband and two daughters.


  • 2 Ways to Recycle Your Old Jeans

    August 29, 2019

    I have two ways you can rid yourself of those precious-closet-space-fillers.

    • E6PR is a Six Pack TO Be Proud Of

      August 8, 2019

      The E6PR™ is designed to replace the plastic six pack ring. It’s made from by-product waste and other compostable materials.

      • 4 Easy Ways to Refresh How You Recycle

        July 23, 2019

        Sometimes it’s a good idea to step back and look at how your recycling habits are working for you.

        • 5 Favorite Environmental Reads

          June 4, 2019

          In the words of Dr. Seuss, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

          • 4 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Sustainability

            May 21, 2019

            Part of ensuring that our world is a better place for our children and grandchildren is teaching them sustainable habits now.

            • 5 Easy Tips for Sustainable Spring Cleaning

              May 7, 2019

              As the weather starts to warm and flowers begin to bloom, it’s natural to feel the need to give your home a thorough cleaning. To get you started, here are 5 easy tips for sustainable spring cleaning. Give your extra stuff a new home. There’s nothing worse than clutter to make a space feel messy. […]

              • Loop by TerraCycle

                April 23, 2019

                Simply put, products will be delivered to a customer in a reusable container. The empty containers will be picked up when the product has been used. The container will then be washed, refilled and restocked.

                • Recycle with Re-Spun

                  April 16, 2019

                  Post-consumer textile waste includes products like clothing, towels, bedding, footwear and fashion accessories that have already been purchased.