Before companies send me products to review, I always request that they not use any plastic packaging, including tape. Some comply. Others have a hard time with it, and their packaging ends up in my tally. I’m writing this post not only to help Fake Plastic Fish readers make plastic-free packaging choices, but also to [...]Read the full post.
Foamy and Leafy is a kids’ book about the plastic in the North Pacific Gyre. This review is a guest post by plastic-free blogger, Linda Anderson, who blogs at Citizen Green http://tippecanoegreen.blogspot.com. She’s filling in for me today while my eyes heal. Please stop by her blog and leave comments or suggestions. Several months ago I [...]Read the full post.
A guest post by Alexandra Grabbe. My husband and I have been green innkeepers on Cape Cod since 2004. The name of our B&B is Chez Sven, and our blog is Chezsven Blog: Wellfleet Today. Over the years, we have learned to target green guests, who care about the environment, turn out lights when they [...]Read the full post.
But I can’t because I’ve worn out my eyes in front of the computer, and I can’t see anything right now. Good thing I can touch type. But seriously, I need some help. My doctor suggested I go back to using the plastic-encased eye drops I used a few years ago when I had a [...]Read the full post.
I’ve been looking for a webcam for a while because I want to be able to meet with people via Skype rather than travel to meet up in person. I’ve done way too much flying this year, and all those emissions are weighing hard on my conscience. I hoped to find a secondhand webcam rather than [...]Read the full post.
4.2 oz Plastic Waste [4.2 oz new/0 oz acquired prior to June 2007] I like looking at my plastic collection at the end of each month because it reminds me of some of the experiences I had. August’s collection is about fun times in New York City and even more fun times in my laundry room. [...]Read the full post.
Seems like this is the year for smelly appliances and DIY solutions. A few months ago, it was dishwasher funk. And then recently, we noticed a linty residue on our clothes and a moldy smell coming from the washing machine. (The residue was not laundry powder; we use soapnuts.) So, how is fixing a washing [...]Read the full post.
09/29/2010 Udpate: The winner of the PPC t-shirt is Danielle. Congratulations! Take the Plastic Pollution Coalition’s S.U.P.E.R. Hero Pledge to refuse single-use disposable plastics and/or come out to the Hooked On Plastic event at which I’ll be speaking this Thursday night, for a chance to WIN an über stylish PPC t-shirt (see pictures below.) I took [...]Read the full post.
Lori Wark doesn’t know how to cook. Well, she claims she can’t cook. I met Lori via Skype a few months ago working with the Plastic Pollution Coalition, and I met her in person this summer while visiting my family on the East Coast. We had an excellent breakfast at a local diner in Bethesda, MD, and [...]Read the full post.
10/10/2010 Update: The winner of the Feelgoodz natural rubber flip flops is Tread Lightly. Congratulations! I need new flip flops. Seriously. I haven’t bought a new pair of shoes since I stopped buying new plastic three years ago, and this summer, I’ve been walking around on worn down foam Teva’s that look like this: Any [...]Read the full post.