Most of us don’t think twice when we order a coffee and later toss the cup in the trash. Where does that cup end up? Most likely a landfill or our water ways. The thing is that most of these paper disposable cups are lined with plastic and are not easily recyclable. That means most [...]
It’s a great day. You’ve just upgraded to a shiny new computer. But wait, now you have this not too terribly slow computer, with a huge hard drive full of files, pictures, and videos just sitting in the corner collecting dust. Isn’t there something you could do with that aging computer (that is now suffering from abandonment issues)? Yes there is!
Have you ever thought about the amount of trash you create? Five months ago, my husband and I pledged to attempt to create zero waste for one full year- Project Green Foot. Crazy, right? We don’t think so. We have one small garbage pale of trash which consist mostly of veggie/fruit stickers, receipts, plastic from Kombucha [...]
Bicycles + beer + crazy costumes = one hell of a party. And that’s exactly what you get when you attend a New Belgium Tour de Fat. Add to that the fact that Tour de Fat events benefit local charities and promote bike awareness and it’s a party you do NOT want to miss. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the few pro-bike cause that isn’t also anti-car.
Every step matters, but we ultimately need to better our manufacturing methods and how we utilize and refine raw materials. That is a big picture battle and it will not be easy. Oddly enough, one of the first places where this is happening is with home decor products…and it’s happening with a revolutionary new material called CompoClay.
When my fiance and I finally get hitched, we think it should be a big deal. Hopefully, though, “big” doesn’t have to mean extravagant, expensive, and eco-irresponsible. I strive to make earth-friendly choices every day, and I want my wedding day to be no exception. Join me as I plan a beautiful green wedding.
Do you want to vomit at the very thought of cloth diapers? They may not actually be as gross as you think. SproutChange diapers claim to combine all of the best things about other popular cloth diaper brands, and do so at a lower price point.
What do you think? To reuse or not to reuse the poop pack?