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Plastic Free July – end of month check-in

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

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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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Oil sands myths

Oil sands are a big deal around here (Alberta) and though the government and industry are smart enough to know that they can’t hide all the environmental impact from us, they do have a bad habit of using “spin” to make … 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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