Lauren Murphy


Lauren Murphy


Wildlife, Recycling


Western Washington University


With a degree in Environmental Science and years of environmental volunteer work under her belt, Lauren Murphy has a major passion for the planet. When she's not writing about nature, she's exploring it.


Lauren earned her bachelor's degree from Western Washington University, where she studied Environmental Science. She's covered recycling and sustainability for Earth911 since 2016 and has written about various topics for outlets like HuffPost, The Spruce, Angi, and more. Lauren started writing for Treehugger in April 2021.


Lauren has a B.S. in Environmental Science and a minor in Geography from Western Washington University.

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