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Lesson 26

Following on from last week’s t-shirt recycling activity, today’s class focused on a discussion of whether we should continue to use plastic shopping bags. We identified arguments For and Against and wrote these up using our newly learned paragraphing techniques. 87 more words


Talking Trash

I’m talking trash today. What else can one do when one is up to their chin in the stuff? For some reason, my trash men have become too uppity to take anything unless it is packaged a certain way to meet their specifications. 630 more words


it just gets better

I love Onya I have had their bag in a bag and their backpack in a bag for years long before anything similar appeared in the supermarkets.  206 more words



After years of students and adults carelessly throwing away their waste, SUNY New Paltz is encouraging local residents to recycle their recyclables, compost their food scraps and aim for a goal of zero waste. 770 more words

Todays and Tomorrows

During the spring so much of my “today work” focuses on tomorrow. I’m working in the garden tending plants that will bloom later this year and through… 365 more words


Michigan Senate OKs Ban On Local Regulation Of Plastic Bags

LANSING, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – The Michigan Senate has voted to prohibit local governments from regulating the sale of plastic bags and food containers.

The bill approved 25-12 mostly along party lines Tuesday is an effort by businesses to stop municipalities from banning the bags or adding fees to use them. 257 more words


A Revisit

Sometimes it is worth looking back.  I want to share a post from 2012 in which I looked at the rubbish we generate.

I would love to hear your thoughts and ideas in 2016.