Environmental Wins in 2018

It’s easy to focus on bad news concerning the environment. More coverage of climate change, reusables, and pollution have created heightened concern worldwide. The IPCC’s Climate Report¬†warned of grave and possibly unavoidable consequences. Fortunately, governments and organizations across the planet have proved that change is possible. Here’s some of what they accomplished in 2018: ‘Single-use’ […]

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Analyzing My Trash

Throughout the month of September, I attempted to create as little waste as possible. To read about my plan, check out this article: ¬†I Try: Zero Waste Continue on to see both the benefits and shortfalls that having an environmentally-minded brain gave me in this challenge. What did my trash look like? Solid, dry, and […]

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Food Waste

As I am working my way through September and attempting to produce as little waste as possible (see here for more info), I continued to think about the fact that food can take decades to break down in capped landfills. Around 40% of food in America is wasted. Yet, according to the NRDC, around 1 […]

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I Try: Zero Waste

The practice of accumulating as little waste as possible has been gaining momentum online and on social media. The “Zero Waste” movement has inspired people to rethink their daily choices in an attempt to take less from the planet and send less to the landfill. This month, I decided to challenge myself. For thirty days, […]

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