Tag Archives: Reuse

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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Jeff Bridges On Single-Use Plastic

Jeff Bridges has taken on plastic waste and has an excellent video and list of ways to reduce your plastic pollution.  See his video here. Here are 10 easy ways to reduce your plastic footprint: Bring your own shopping bag to the … Continue reading

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E-Commerce Comes At A Price

How can E-Commerce be more environmentally friendly?   As a person who prefers to walk or take the bus to do my shopping, I thought Fed Ex and UPS delivering packages was a good thing; it cut down on my driving. packages … Continue reading

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Our Plastic Life is Sad

A recent study by the Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation has found that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.  This is a terrible man-made crisis, and not enough is being done to stop the cascade of … Continue reading

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