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Wake Up Call

“Have you ever felt that you’re living through a nightmare of consumption? That you wish you could un-hook yourself and reconnect with a life that is somehow more real and vivid? 18 more words


What is the environmental cost of a hot tub? | Lucy Siegle

Although I’ve been dispensing eco advice for a decade, this is the first time I’ve been asked to green-light a hot tub. I should have known this day was coming, because figures suggest the country is awash with them – there are between 2.6m (according to a Lloyds Insurance survey) and a more likely industry estimate of 300,000 out there. 529 more words


Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock

US – With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production, according to a Washington State University study. 550 more words


Home for the Holidays

Since moving back in with my parents, I have been most looking forward to is Christmas the Holidays. This will be the first year I have a partner coming to my parent’s house for the festivities. 606 more words


Kids Only Christmas

Zombies gravitate toward Christmas, and it brings out some of the worst impulses in people, while also highlighting just how shallow, empty, and stuff-centric our lives have become.   361 more words


Human Resources

The Corporate Christmas is well under way, de-humanizing society and sterilizing traditions and beliefs.

Human Resources is the new term for people who are employed. … 218 more words


Are Detoxes a big scam? How to really get healthy

As consumers are we making sure we are well informed before jumping into a detox treatment, pill or diet? Or do we put faith in the entities that are trying to make a profit out of our ignorance? 103 more words