I felt like I was back in kindergarten yesterday… cutting and pasting with paste you could eat if you wanted to. I’m taking my plastics information display to the ReUseConex in Portland tomorrow and wanted to make it sturdier. Taping paper pages directly to the wooden board was not working well. The paper curled [...]Read the full post.
Stop what you’re doing for a second. I want you to start a petition. Or at least sign one. Today is Blog Action Day, an annual event when bloggers all over the world band together to write posts on the same theme. And this year’s theme is “The Power of We.” It’s one thing for [...]Read the full post.
Every time I stay in a hotel (and nowadays, with all the travel I’m doing to promote my book, I’m getting to visit more and more of them), I inevitably roll my eyes at the preponderance of single-sized, plastic-packaged amenities: little bottles of shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and single-sized soaps. Sure, many guests love them and [...]Read the full post.
Halloween Plastic can be scary! But blogger Amber Dohrenwend has one solution to Halloween plastic. She’s the author of The Cardboard Collective, a blog about using recycled cardboard (the kind you would fish out of the cardboard only recycling bin or dumpster) to create toys, crafts, and furniture. She lives in a small apartment in Tokyo, [...]Read the full post.
I realize Talk Like a Pirate Day is over for 2012, but there’s a certain piraty expression that’s good all year round: Arrr! According to the official website, it means “variously, ‘yes,’ ‘I agree,’ ‘I’m happy,’ ‘I’m enjoying this beer,’ ‘My team is going to win it all,’ ‘I saw that television show, it sucked!’ and ‘That was [...]Read the full post.