Verena “Erin” Polowy
Founder & Editor
For over 10 years Erin has been exploring and learning about slow fashion, building a conscious wardrobe, and trying to live more sustainably. She created My Green Closet to share her journey and help others learn how their clothes are made and how to both shop and live more aligned with their personal sustainable and ethical values.
Erin has a Bachelor of Fashion Design and Technology and has worked in the fashion industry in various roles.
She is Canadian and currently lives with her husband and daughter in Edmonton, Alberta.
Jazz is a social entrepreneur, storyteller, and facilitator.
She is the founder of Hara World, an experiential education and impact travel organization for young changemakers, and Hara House, India’s first zero-waste guesthouse. In 2019, she was named 1 of 35 social entrepreneurs to watch for by Causeartist.
Jazz is deeply passionate about conscious living, environmental justice, ethical fashion, and responsible travel. Through the power of story, she helps build influential brands that are changing the world and empowers children and young adults to be leaders of change.
Jazz resides in the Indian Himalayas with her husband and two fur babies.
Carmen lives with her cat, Peeves in Cape Town, South Africa.
She is a freelance journalist and copywriter with over 10 years’ experience in all things digital.
She’s written on various subjects from finance, to sustainability, to relationships for many brands, including Aurora Sustainability, TotalBeauty and News24.
Christina is a settler living on Treaty No. 6 Territory in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
She is a Master Composter Recycler volunteer for the City of Edmonton and loves sharing knowledge and tips about composting, recycling and reducing waste.
When she’s not saving bags of leaves from her neighbours garbage cans, she enjoys making jokes with Rapid Fire Theatre.
Catch more of her thoughts on waste on her blog yegtrashtalk.wordpress.com
Gabby currently works as a managing editor for an academic book publisher, where she oversees the editorial and production process for engineering textbooks. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Saint Peter’s University and is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course.
When she isn’t working, Gabby can often be found hiking a mountain, drinking craft beer, or thrift shopping. She lives in Hoboken, NJ with her boyfriend and way too many books.