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Everything Is Connected

This morning while walking around the lake by my house, I was sad to see plastic bottles bobbing around in the lake. The amazing thing is that those plastic bottles from a lake in land-locked Minnesota could end up in … Continue reading

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The Arctic and Whales Collecting Our Plastic

This shouldn’t surprise me, but I am upset to read about the plastic trash in the Arctic Ocean.   Plastic trash is now so ubiquitous that researchers have found hundreds of tons of it floating in the Arctic Ocean.  Read the … Continue reading

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How Can You Reduce Holiday Waste?

Last year I did a series on reducing waste over the holidays. Read it here  Maybe just do one thing different this year. Below is from the Minnesota Pollution Control: Holiday waste The presents have been opened and the festivities … Continue reading

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America Recycles Day

Garbage is a terrible thing to waste! On America Recycles Day, what commitment can you make to recycle more?  I live in a community where my one-sort recycle bin is picked up bi-weekly and compost every week.  It is easy!!  … Continue reading

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When It Comes To Plastic

Yesterday I was at the public library in Superior, Wisconsin.  I was impressed with an educational display by Wisconsin Coastal Management . They had a large display of trash that a student group had picked up from a one day beach … Continue reading

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Get into the Recycle Mindset!

An interesting video comparing recycling in the United States and Germany.  What do you think?? I see soda cans and plastic bottles in the trash. What are we thinking?

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A Man Wears His Trash

Enjoy this video, as an individual makes a statement on our consumerism. Each American(USA) consumes 4 1/2 pounds of trash a day.  As I shop at grocery stores and Menards, I am overwhelmed by the amount of packaging and waste that … Continue reading

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