Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Four Thoughts of Hope

    2015 has been a good year for some environmental initiatives. While there is still a long way to go.  I have four stories from 2015 that create hope for the future of our planet. Microbeads: Congress passed and President Obama … Continue reading

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Climatarian, A New Resolution!

My series on reducing waste continues, #31daysoflesswaste What is a Climatarian? A Climatarian diet involves choosing what you eat based on the carbon footprint of the food, and using your power as a consumer to drive down the production of beef and lamb which … Continue reading

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Entertaining? Three Easy Ways to Cut Landfill Waste

My series, 31 days of less waste continues. Three easy ways to cut landfill waste this week: ** Always use real plates, cups, glasses and silverware. If you lack enough real dishes for your party or dinner, borrow from a … Continue reading

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ECO Gift Wraping

Day 13, of 31 days of less waste Below ideas from Yogajournal.com Have you ever waded knee-deep through the detritus of discarded paper, tissue, and ribbon after a gift-opening frenzy and thought, “What a waste”? Well, you’re right. According to … Continue reading

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Surprise of the Year/Lake Superior

Lake Superior a Climate Change Antenna Over 90% of global warming is in the oceans.  A decades long research on 235 lakes shows that, “Lake Superior is one of the more rapidly warming lakes” The big lake is warming even faster … Continue reading

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Cut food waste day 12, Meatless Monday

My series, 31 days of less waste continues: Clean out the Refrigerator Risotto Food waste is a waste of energy. Growing shipping and packaging of products takes lots of energy. What are your ways to reduce food waste? I have … Continue reading

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Erase Plastic Pollution

My series on less waste continues: We can all do something about this tremendous influx of trash and I will be posting ideas for 31 days on how to reduce trash and waste: Plastic, what an amazing and awful product … Continue reading

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