About Eleanor Cummins

Eleanor Cummins is a science journalist focusing on the urban environment, especially waste and climate resiliency.


Eleanor Cummins is a science journalist with a particular passion for public parks, climate resiliency, transit, waste, and urban design. 

She is currently enrolled in the graduate Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program at New York University. Her work can be found in WIRED, SlatePopular Science, Inverse, Edible Magazine, and Atlas Obscura

In her free time, she writes The Pine Overcoat, a bi-monthly newsletter about death and design. She's also the co-author of Trash Mouths, a bi-monthly roundup of trash news, and the founder of Curie, an Instagram for women interested in stories about science.

Twitter + Instagram : @elliepses