Jennifer Larino is a New Orleans-based journalist and Mid-City resident. She most recently covered business as a lead reporter at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Her work has appeared in national and local outlets, including Entrepreneur, New Orleans CityBusiness and The Orlando Sentinel. When not writing, she loves traveling and making pretty Mardi Gras costumes.
Environmental Causes, Mardi Gras
Is a greener, plastic-free Mardi Gras possible? Sustainability advocates are optimistic, though they acknowledge it will require a major cultural shift. The answer is more complicated for krewes and riders.