Category Archives: environmental conservation

Plastic-Free Life

[Fruits for a plastic-free life unite.] Plastic-Free Life I think I’m just one of those people that needs a mission.  This week I decided that if I’m ever going to even approach a Zero Waste Life, I need to find … Continue reading

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Zero Waste Life

  Zero Waste Life Let me start by saying I am nowhere near living a zero waste life.  I am actually embarrassed by the amount of trash we produce (both personally, and as a society), but I am doing my … Continue reading

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Be Like Water

Be Like Water When I was born, I shared the water on this planet with just over 3 billion people.  Today, I’m sharing it with 7.7 billion and growing — at a rate of 85 million people per year — … Continue reading

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Renewables

Renewables Every April my garden explodes with color and vibrancy, a newfound life after the doldrums and dormancy of winter.  I’ve planted a lot of perennials, so other than raking, weeding, and mulching, I don’t have much to do (!) … Continue reading

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WATWB – Watch Out World!

Because the news this month was all too positive to choose just one story, I chose three.  The first is the intersection of upcycling, a concept that my sister and her husband embrace with enthusiasm as they outfit their home and … Continue reading

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WATWB – GI

WATWB – GI (Green Infrastructure) Do not despair our present difficulties, but believe always in the promise and greatness of America because nothing is inevitable here.  Americans never quit. We never surrender.  We never hide from history.  We make history. … Continue reading

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Make Every Day Earth Day

photo by Erin Lafferty One Less Bag When I was a kid, I spent a summer working in my parents’ deli in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.  I had various odd jobs, but my main job was running the cash … Continue reading

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