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Plastic Free July – plastics I still own

I’ve been doing a lot of reading and lurking on zero waste and eco-living websites lately. One of my favourite resources is the Green Indy Blog, run by Polly who’s a zero-waster with a realistic view of life. She is … Continue reading

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Plastic Free July – what I’m giving up

I’m giving up garbage bags this month, and that’s actually freaking me out a little bit I’m participating in Plastic Free July. I wrote a bit about it and zero waste in my last post, but as a quick summary, … Continue reading

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Plastic Free July challenge

I’m participating in Plastic Free July, which is a challenge created to encourage people to reduce their use of plastics, especially single-use plastics. I’m not plastic free or zero waste, but I would like to be, as much as possible. … Continue reading

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In a recent post, I mentioned the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in passing. Then I stumbled on an interesting article in which Miriam Goldstein, a Ph.D. graduate student in biological oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, explores the myths … Continue reading

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Plastic bags suck

Bag the Bag Approximately 1 billion seabirds and mammals die per year by ingesting plastic bags. For more scary plastic bag facts, see here.

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