Jennifer Okafor, BSc.

Jennifer delivers core aspects of TRVST’s content and editorial vision, connecting highly engaging and expert editorial with our growing audience of environmentally conscious global citizens.

Since our early inception and through to the current day Jen’s role involves researching some of the most significant challenges facing our planet. Jen’s built her expertise in all things sustainable by widely reading and researching expert studies and thought leadership from some of the world’s most influential scientists, changemakers and environmentalists. 

With an initial focus on renewable energy through recent editorial series around sustainable fashion, zero waste, and biodiversity, Jen has become a recognized authority in her own right. 

With a Bachelor of Science degree qualification in mass communication and media studies (Babcock University), Jen’s unique skill set understands how to connect the key aspects of environmental issues with as wide an audience as possible. Her tone and depth ensure that not only is TRVST’s content accessible and top of the market but also drives levels of engagement around sustainable actions for change.

Jen is also passionate about the role of future technology and its application for improving equality and access to digital products and services. A keen and motivated self-starting learner, Jen has recently furthered her knowledge at the forefront of technology advances studying blockchain, data science, and innovative approaches to product development. 

Outside of her professional career, Jen also enjoys contributing to platforms that promote career and personal growth to young women. She’s also a keen beauty and fashion follower, having previously built a high-profile blog about accessible beauty styles. 

Her favorite quote is:

”I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.”

by Juansen Dizon, Confessions of a Wallflower. 

Jen hopes to better synthesize her skills and experience to build real-world answers to how we can make our people and planet better.

Jennifer Okafor's Articles

BiodiversityBiodiversity
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02·14·22
Elephants are the world’s largest land mammals. Their sheer size is awe-inspiring. Elephants are the earth’s most beloved gentle giants. We have gathered 24 amazing elephant facts in this article so that you can learn some more incredible things about elephants.
Waste & RecyclingWaste & Recycling
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02·13·22
Although tissue paper and wrapping paper come from paper pulp which comes from wood, there are challenges. This article will cover what you need to know regarding the relationship between tissue paper and the recycling process.
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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02·12·22
Conscious brands make zero-waste makeup removers with natural and organic ingredients that are healthy for your face and the planet. They also take care of the plastic problem, as zero waste makeup removers come in plastic-free packaging. Here's 10 of the best.
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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02·12·22
Streetwear brands are now showing us that you can express yourself through streetwear style while making eco-friendly decisions. We explore sustainable streetwear brands, including the meeting point between slow fashion and streetwear apparel brands.
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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02·12·22
Lycra fabric is a popular stretch fabric choice. But we know that popularity does not always indicate sustainability. In this article, we take a look into the details of lycra and find out just how sustainable or unsustainable it is.
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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02·12·22
The first synthetic fiber entirely developed in a laboratory is nylon. Once thought of as a miracle in the clothing and textiles industry, nylon is a controversial fabric today. The question is, is nylon fabric sustainable?
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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02·11·22
Bees, with their yellow and black stripes, color our world. Their busy buzzing is quite a familiar sound. Whether or not you are a fan of bees, it would intrigue you to learn some of the 20 incredible facts about bees we have curated.
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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02·11·22
Choosing your toothbrush can be difficult with various options for brushes - from selecting a manual or electric toothbrush to brush heads types. However, one thing to consider to reduce your environmental impact is the eco-friendly nature of your brush. You’ll find our pick of the best eco-friendly electric toothbrushes in this article
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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02·11·22
Practicing yoga offers numerous health benefits, from increasing flexibility and strong muscles to improving energy and reducing stress. We explore the environmental impact of synthetic fabrics and what you should consider when shopping for sustainable yoga clothes. We will also look at some of the best sustainable yoga brands making comfortable, eco-friendly yoga clothes.
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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02·11·22
Mascara is a staple make-up item that can boost your confidence by giving you luscious lashes all day. However, this also comes at a costly price for the environment. Here we list of some of the best zero waste mascara options that can brighten up your look while protecting the planet.
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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02·10·22
Panthera Tigris, which we know as tigers, are iconic wild cats. Their beautiful striped coats and sheer size attract great admiration. These solitary animals give off an aura of strength and independence. Tigers have some pretty interesting things about them that you should really know. Here we cover in 22 amazing and sometimes surprising tiger […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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02·10·22
Imagine you could take out all the plastic bottles in your bathroom. A good one to start with would be your body wash. Thankfully, there are zero waste alternatives you can switch to. Most of these zero waste body washes come in natural ingredients, free of harsh chemicals, and come in plastic-free packaging for a […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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02·10·22
Unlike soaps in plastic containers, bar soaps are more eco-friendly and often come in sustainable packaging. In this article, we’re suggesting some soap holders, including dishes and trays, where you can store bar soaps in the home. You’ll also find soap-holding products that you can travel with. This will make it easy to store your […]
Food WasteFood Waste
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02·09·22
Rice is a staple in many homes, so it’s no surprise that the question, “can you compost rice?” may pop into people’s minds. Even with the knowledge of composting, sometimes it can be tricky to identify what and what not to add to a compost bin. If you’re unsure what to do with leftovers of […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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02·04·22
If you’re looking to make your bathroom products more eco-friendly, you should consider refillable shampoo bottles. In this article, you’ll find refillable and reusable shampoo bottles that you can switch to. Thanks to the ability to extend their lifecycle within the home, they cause much less harm to the environment.
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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01·18·22
Color exists all around us, whether in natural or human-made environments. Color meanings and symbolism can vary from culture to culture and personal preference. Here we explore the color wheel and what various colors represent.
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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01·18·22
You may be surprised to know that over 40,000 snail species exist globally. We have land snails, freshwater snails, and sea snails. Snails fall under specific categories that explain their living and eating patterns. This article will examine some snail species by breaking them into their categories.
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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01·16·22
Like many species in the world, birds come in various shapes, colors, and sizes. There’s quite a broad spectrum from the largest living birds, ostriches, to the smallest bird. This article provides a guide to understanding the tiniest birds in the world. You’ll also discover the fascinating nature of the smallest bird in the world.
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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01·12·22
The natural world consists of many animal species. From tiny to large, colorful to bland and cute and cuddly to ugly animals. Here we explore some of the ugliest animals in the world.
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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01·09·22
Solar lanterns are eco-friendly and versatile lighting tools you can use to light up your space. In this article we explore all you need to know about solar lanterns and some of the best solar lanterns you can shop for today.
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