Macaila Britton

Ethics & Environmental Storyteller

Macaila is a freelance ethical & environmental journalist and storyteller. She is also the author of a sustainable and purposeful living blog.

Macaila blends her passion for stewarding the earth with her love for storytelling by writing on ways we can foster deeper connections, environmentalism, and the arts. Drawing inspiration from the world around her, Macaila hopes to leave her mark, making it better for future generations.

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Macaila Briton is a Chicago-based ethical & environmental writer and storyteller. As a seasoned writer, Macaila is well versed in the current communications and journalism industries to help you best communicate ethical and environmental priorities. She completed a program with The University of Cambridge’s Institute For Sustainable Leadership which equipped her with a deeper knowledge and understanding of how sustainability is integrated within businesses.

Macaila continues to pursue her education for climate communications and blends her passion for stewarding the earth with her love for storytelling. She often writes on ways we can foster deeper connections, working to integrate Christianity, environmentalism, and the arts. 

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Macaila Joins Naperville Magazine As A Regular Contributor

Macaila Joins Naperville Magazine As A Regular Contributor

Naperville Magazine covers Chicago’s west suburbs. It is the sister publication to Chicago Magazine. Both magazines are a part of the Tribune Publishing portfolio. Naperville is the premier lifestyle publication of Chicago’s west suburbs.  For more than twelve years, Naperville magazine has been the community’s most widely-read publication. Whether your interest is health, fitness, style, restaurant reviews,…

Macaila Signs Contract with HRH The Prince Of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative

Macaila Signs Contract with HRH The Prince Of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative

The Sustainable Markets Initiative (“SMI”) is His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ gathering of a global ‘coalition of the willing’ who share the vision around the need to accelerate global progress towards a sustainable future. The Sustainable Markets Initiative was launched by His Royal Highness at The World Economic Forum 2020 Annual Meeting in…

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Liz Earle: Our Leaders Should Do More To Prioritise Women’s Health

Macaila Britton talks to Liz Earle MBE, wellbeing brand founder, about her experience in the industry and what still needs to change.

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What Does It Mean For A Website To Be “WCAG Compliant?”

I learned about the WCAG as part of my self-guided continued learning after completing my Cambridge Sustainability program. As a digital communications professional and blogger, I wanted to take a greater responsibility for my learning to make sure I know of the various aspects of ethical internet communications and not just the points of being…

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This Maker Creates The Cutest Christmas Clay Earrings

One of my shopping priorities is to shop small businesses and creatives over chains. I love finding seasonal items––outfits, accessories, and home decor to bring the season’s change outside, in. Last year I found a few holiday sweaters and this year, I wanted to make purchasing holiday-themed wearables that I can treasure and style every…

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Shop These Sustainable Gifts From An Online Eco-Friendly Marketplace

Your EarthHero purchase helps to plant 5 trees! I recently discovered EarthHero, an online alternative to Amazon, which prioritizes sustainability and the environment. I’ve partnered with the company to put together this gift guide and give you an alternative to shopping places that contribute to the climate crisis. Here’s how EarthHero is different, “as an…

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Beginning My Sustainability Journey With The University Of Cambridge

I shared in this Instagram post that my blog has been a place where I can talk about sustainability and learn––or rather, un-learn how I’m living––don’t worry this isn’t a goodbye post. But, this past year I’ve been itching to do more––to grow my understanding of sustainability and how it is integrated within businesses. I decided…

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6 Ways To Reset Your Mental Health This Season

As summer winds down and we transition into a new season, it’s important to allow ourselves the mental space to shift gears, as well. I’m trying to have more kindness towards myself and schedule more time in my calendar to breathe, relax, and listen to what my body is telling me. My Instagram feed has…

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What Does It Mean For A Website To Be “WCAG Compliant?”

I learned about the WCAG as part of my self-guided continued learning after completing my Cambridge Sustainability program. As a digital communications professional and blogger, I wanted to take a greater responsibility for my learning to make sure I know of the various aspects of ethical internet communications and not just the points of being…

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Featured Publication: Naperville Magazine

Naperville Magazine

Naperville Magzine is a Tribune publication covering Chicago’s western suburbs. It is the sister publication to Chicago Magazine.

Macaila writes for the Market and Shop pages, which feature local businesses in the area. Since taking over the pages in winter 2020, Macaila seeks to refresh the reader-loved section by focusing content on local, sustainability, and ethics when possible.

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