Tag Archives: Styrofoam

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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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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Prompt: Blogger In A Strange Land

#Blogging101 Prompt     I just had to say something! This past January when I was visiting one of the most beautiful places on earth, the Caribbean, I observed litter that upset me. Yes, I am obsessed with litter and … Continue reading

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The Oceans Belong To Us All!

The discouraging ocean pollution I saw this year in the Caribbean Fifteen years ago when I was in the Dominican Republic and I was shocked by the piles of plastic waste standing on the streets. Since then I have been … Continue reading

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Earth Positive Resolutions for 2015

I like these resolutions from the Sierra Club  Sierraclub.org to start the new year and thought they had a unique twist.  We can all do better and there are some good ideas here to get you started. 1. Keep the … Continue reading

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Study Links Styrofoam to Cancer

I have been writing about the harm of Styrofoam on these pages for the past year.  Now there is new evidence: NEVER take Styrofoam containers or cups What products have styrene? or Styrofoam This is from ecowatch.com Styrene is used … Continue reading

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Ban Styrofoam Cups and Containers

I am encouraging Minneapolis and other city governments to ban Styrofoam.   The past 42 days I have done daily litter pick-ups on my walks in Minneapolis.  I was picking up Styrofoam along with wrappers, cans and plastic. Some of what … Continue reading

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