26-year old Samuel Huber started what he calls “eco-running” as a way to help the world while out doing his favorite thing, running. On his eco-runs, he carries a few small garbage bags and picks up litter all along the route. Recently, he has made the switch to biodegradable, compostable BioBags. Check out his web [...]Read the full post.
Good lord, what is that Death Star looking thing on your roof, Beth? No Worries. It’s my new Urban compost tumbler and tea catcher, ready to devour food, garden, and some paper waste and deliver rich, fragrant compost… in 2-6 months, depending on how diligent I am in feeding it. But it’s made of (gasp) [...]Read the full post.
Okay, I know this photo is not as creative or fun as the previous ones. It’s a gray, drizzly day and the photo fits the mood I’m in. So let’s just cut to the tally: Items used this week but purchased before the plastic project began: 8 Refresh Endura single-use eyedrop containers (#4 plastic). 1 [...]Read the full post.
Check your plastic water cooler bottle. If you see a 7 inside the chasing arrows recycling symbol, your cooler could be leaching chemicals that disrupt hormones and possibly cause cancer. (This is the kind of cooler we have where I work. I think I’m going to start drinking tap water.) Read the following article published [...]Read the full post.
With the recent surge in anti-plastic bag sentiments, a lot of folks are jumping on the reusable bags bandwagon. I think it’s great that people are starting to give a thought to the bags that they use to carry their purchases home. But not all bags are created equal, and I wish more people would [...]Read the full post.
My SoyaPower soy milk maker arrived today, and I made my first batch of homemade soy milk tonight. (The dried soy beans have to soak for 8-10 hours, so I put them in water this morning and made the soy milk when I came home.) This is a magical piece of kitchen equipment. You put [...]Read the full post.