The Staff of Rodale.com, publisher of such magazines as Prevention, Organic Gardening, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, and other publications and books on personal and planetary health, are going plastic-free this month! I’ll be on hand each day to give suggestions and advice and generally support their efforts. You can help by reading along and leaving [...]Read the full post.
I’m leaving for the East Coast again, and blogger Ruchi, aka Arduous, is filling in with a guest post. But instead of giving answers, she has questions… for me. But I’m getting on a plane in a few hours and don’t have time to answer them. So that’s where you come in. Read Ruchi’s post [...]Read the full post.
Homemade stock, broth, soup base (whatever you call that watery stuff that is the basis for so many recipes) is delicious and certainly healthy. But it takes time to make, and apparently I’m not the only one who often doesn’t have the time to make soup stock from scratch. I discovered several others like me [...]Read the full post.
I’ve been with my family in Maryland since Thursday. It was meant to be a happy trip to celebrate my and my mom’s birthdays, but in the last two weeks, my mom’s Alzheimer’s disease has progressed to the point that she can no longer even speak to us. We can’t tell if she knows who [...]Read the full post.
Until now, all Klean Kanteen stainless steel water bottles came with plastic caps: either 100% plastic or stainless with a hard plastic top. But I’m happy to let you know about the new Reflect bottle, which is completely plastic-free. Two years ago, shopping with my friend Ruchi for a new Klean Kanteen to replace the [...]Read the full post.
Molly de Vries lives just across the bay from me in Marin County and wants to inspire you to take the Show Your Plastic Challenge. So she’s offering a huge prize! One complete Starter set of Ambatalia cloth to-go bags, napkins, and other reusables. Her story is inspiring. Please enjoy reading to the end, where [...]Read the full post.
2010 wasn’t just another plastic-free year. True, I cut my plastic waste to 2.18 pounds (60% of last year’s total and only 2% of the national average.) But the year was really about facing another kind of challenge, one that is more personally fraught than the decision of whether to buy coffee in a disposable [...]Read the full post.
3.1 oz Plastic Waste [3.1 oz new/0 oz acquired prior to June 2007] 2010 is over! It’s a new year, a new blog name, a new My Plastic-free Life Facebook page (Yes, if you are a fan of the previous Fake Plastic Fish Facebook page, please click the “Like” button on the new My Plastic-free [...]Read the full post.