Britt Bravo is a fellow Oaklander (what’s the feminine version of “fellow”?) who’s been blogging since 2005. But unlike most bloggers who write mainly about themselves, Britt’s blog focuses on other people who are making change in the world. She spends a lot of time interviewing people, so I thought it would be fun to [...]Read the full post.
New Video687 Marshall AvenueWilliston, VT 05495 To whom it may concern: Thank you so much for the Blue Vinyl DVD. I am looking forward to sharing it with my friends and helping them to become aware of the problems created by PVC production, use, and disposal. As you can see, I am returning these packaging [...]Read the full post.
So the million dollar question is: Why do organic bananas come with a little bit of plastic around the stems when regular bananas do not? Inquiring minds want to know. There’s plenty of speculation, but I haven’t heard the definitive answer from an expert. So here’s the contest: Since I don’t actually have a million [...]Read the full post.
Seriously, if you have created something that you think will help us reduce waste and won’t just add to the mountains of garbage, plastic or otherwise, littering our world, send it my way to try out. But don’t send any plastic packaging or I’m liable to ship it right back to ya. I received two [...]Read the full post.
This phrase, “The method is the message,” has been running through my head now for several weeks. I think it’s a corruption of “The medium is the message,” but I like it for the way it conveys my meaning, which is as an answer to the age-old question, “Do the ends justify the means?” To [...]Read the full post.
The following is a letter that I am sending off tonight to the Santa Sabina Retreat Center, where I spent this past weekend, and about 12 previous weekends since 2000, sitting in silence. I share this letter here only to demonstrate that we can have a voice, write our letters and make our calls, and [...]Read the full post.
Wow. I almost, almost had a plastic-free week. Thursday, we had a special meeting at work, including Chinese food for lunch. I asked that mine please be delivered in a cardboard container instead of Styrofoam. Well, I guess the order-taker understood the “no Styrofoam” part but not the cardboard. While everyone else’s lunch came in [...]Read the full post.
So, with Beth away, I have the floor. Actually, the cats have the floor. They have pretty much the whole apartment. But I should vacuum the floor to protect them from nasty chemicals. OK, so I’m digressing already. Unlike my previous filling-in-for-Beth posts, this one won’t have a big, unifying theme, like polar bears or [...]Read the full post.
I’m off to my meditation retreat in a few hours. Tried to get a post up tonight and just didn’t have time. But stay tuned for another guest post from Michael. I have no idea what he’ll write about (maybe bottles, maybe something else) but I’m sure it will be entertaining and informative!Read the full post.