Monthly Archives: April 2015

Our Plastic Madness

watersshannon05 via Flickr) My blog on microbeads receives many hits. https://health4earth.com/2014/07/16/what-products-contain-microbeads/  People are interested in this. David Suzuki  http://www.davidsuzuki.org/ had an excellent post on microbeads so I am reposting it here.  I hope this will heighten your awareness of plastic. The … Continue reading

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Take a Trip To The Everglades

My first trip to the Everglades was in 2012. I was excited to see this marvelous and unique place.  President Obama was there for Earth Day to discuss the hazards the Everglades face with our fast changing climate. See video … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Ban on Styrofoam Food Containers Begins

I am happy, it is Earth Day, and I am very happy that the city of Minneapolis took a bold stand on Styrofoam containers. Congratulations to Minneapolis for banning Styrofoam “To Go” containers. The ban begins on Earth Day, April … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find resources of strength that will endure as long as life lasts” — Rachel Carson  This land is your land, this land is my land: In honor of Earth Day this Wednesday, April 22, … Continue reading

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Is Air Pollution Bad for your Health?

Today I am commenting on two items that surprised me this week. First, for a long time it has been said that bad air causes asthma and cancer. This week strokes have been added to this list! http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/24/air-pollution-raises-stroke-risk/?_r=0 Two things … Continue reading

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Drought becomes Flooding #ThirstyThursday

Updated on June 11, Minnesota has moved from drought to flooding.  The drought was a problem, but now can we manage all this heavy rain?  We have been trained to get this water away from our houses and off our … Continue reading

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Precycle as You Shop #TalkingTrashTuesday

What is precycling? Definition of precycle: To make purchasing decisions that will reduce the need to recycle or throw into the landfill trash. You precycle so there is less trash to throw away. Today I was at my local coop refilling my … Continue reading

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