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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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Green Gift Ideas

What to give a low-carbon girl on her birthday? That’s what some of my friends were thinking about this year and several came up with some pretty crafty solutions. Upcycle, Reuse, Repeat As you probably know, plastic has become the … Continue reading

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Look at What My Husband Bought Me!

A compostable bottle of detergent! Yippee Skippy! He said its way too expensive to ever buy again (he kind of exaggerates, so we’ll see on that one). What an innovative idea. The outer container is recyclable or COMPOSTABLE (my new … Continue reading

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Time for Product Reviews!

On Monday Green Steve posted a link on FaceBook of his radio interview about how the UK (where he lives) could save half a million tonnes of C02 if everyone switched to recycled toilet paper. I chafe more at the whole … 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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Eco-Shopping What’s a Girl to do?

Buying local clothing is NOT the same as buying local produce. There is a trend to buy locally, which on the whole is a good thing for the local economy, but most clothes, and raw materials to produce those clothes … Continue reading

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