Category Archives: Saving Money

Don’t Blame Me if You Get Addicted…

Something big is happening here..and even though you’re part of the change…its so subtle you may not have noticed…allow me: In 2007 Annie Leonard outlined, with a sense of humor, how we are systematically consuming and polluting the earth’s resources … Continue reading

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How to Kick the Plastic Wrap Habit

A couple of years ago, before I began to give the idea of zero waste any thought, I was in a meeting when someone at the end of the table announced, “I never use plastic wrap.” How could this be? … Continue reading

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Baking Soda is the Answer

How to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle is the question. This morning I not only brushed my teeth with baking soda but also used it to wash my face and hair. Who knew?  Apparently, I’ve been spending way too much money … Continue reading

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Sustainable Bainbridge’s Zero Waste Starts BYOM Campaign

Starting April 1st, Sustainable Bainbridge’s Zero Waste along with the help of Buy Nothing Bainbridge (BNB), is launching a waste reduction campaign called BYOM (Bring Your Own to-go Mug) in honor of Earth Day. The campaign entails posting BYOM clings … Continue reading

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Divestment and You

If you don’t manage a stock portfolio you might be thinking: “divestment has nothing to do with me.”  However, if you’re employed and over 40, even if you don’t own stocks, you probably have a 401K or retirement fund or … Continue reading

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Water Instead of Soda

Drink water instead of soda. It’s good for you and the environment. But, what if I said, drink bottled water instead of soda? Two nights ago I saw a TV ad which made me cringe. The message was that if … Continue reading

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How Green is Your Clean?

Is someone decorating Easter eggs or is that your green cleaner? You know what I’m taking about, right? It’s the green cleaning combo of baking soda and white vinegar. Why green cleaners? If you’re like me, you’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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Why Compost?

Ever feel late to the party? A few years ago I got on the composting bandwagon because I knew it was a good idea and most of my friends had composts and we had a little land, so why not? … Continue reading

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“Just one word. Plastics.”

Do you remember how smart that sounded in The Graduate? Plastic. It was new and exciting.  Sexy even. And, now look at us, just 46 years later we’re drowning in it. Literally. Plastic is very hard to avoid. Just remember … Continue reading

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Books are my Weakness

I don’t mean to turn this blog into some kind of a confessional, or anything, and I do want to guard against over-sharing — that’s just embarrassing, However, I need to admit one little thing…for some reason my subconscious has … Continue reading

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