Disposable Pens Are No Small Problem According to the EPA, Americans throw away 1.6 billion disposable pens every year. Add the rest of the world, multiply by over 50 years of writing with disposable pens, and that’s a lot of metal and plastic waste ending up in landfill! I Read More
“C’mon Bonnie, let’s go out,” I say, as I clip on my earrings and get ready to leave the house. But Bonnie isn’t a person or a pet—she’s my late mother in law, who passed away over 25 years ago. Bonnie made those earrings by gluing clip-backs to two pewter-colored buttons. When I Read More
Following up on my earlier post about reducing food waste entitled, Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli — and the Bread Basket, and your many helpful comments, I’ve given much thought to how we can, well, take the cannoli, bag the bread — and make it cool! We Need to Read More
Food waste has been a pet peeve of mine for many years, and it appears that I am not alone! According to a recent survey, Americans feel guiltier about wasting food than any other environment-related (mis)behavior (e.g., wasting water, leaving on the lights, forgetting to bring Read More
By Fredrica Rudell I have a mixed marriage. Our differences are not racial, religious or ethnic, but rather they are ecological. It has been said that men are from Mars and women from Venus. In our case, I strive to reduce our carbon footprint here on Earth, while my husband Read More
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