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Plastic Free July went as expected: not bad, but I still need to work on changing some habits. After some adjustments to accommodate my lack of interest in taking the garbage out and the summer heat, I think that I’ve … Continue reading
Lately, the big buzz has been around banning straws as if banning just one thing will make the plastic problem go away. Well, what about all the other plastics we use? Disposable utensils, to-go cups for drinks, produce bags, tooth … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
Bag the Bag Approximately 1 billion seabirds and mammals die per year by ingesting plastic bags. For more scary plastic bag facts, see here.