Tag Archives: Reuse

Celebrate Climatarian Week!

What is a climatarian?  A climatarian considers the foot-print they are making when they make their purchases. The idea is to buy local and reduce beef and dairy. My suggestions on being a Climatarian: * Eliminate beef, and reduce dairy consumption * … Continue reading

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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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Learn From The Past

I know people get tired of my harping on plastic, but plastic is a serious world problem. According to the Plastic Pollution Coalition the average shopper uses 500 plastic bags a year, and that is just bags, not all the … Continue reading

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Good Ideas to Reduce Plastic

This is an excellent blog on reducing plastic from http://www.ecomena.org. It is so simple! Ecomena’s top ways to reduce plastic are: 1. Bring your own shopping bags 2. Buy bulk and refill your own containers 3. Don’t purchase bottled water … 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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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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Meatless Monday, Think Climate and Waste!

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 have the biggest impact on our climate.  A climatarian is about eating local … Continue reading

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