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Report: NYC's Waterways Teeming With Plastic Particles

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)– A new report says the waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply. 259 more words

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Plastic, Plastic Everywhere!

I promised to blog and give up dates as to how this journey is going so far. You will find brutal honesty the only way I roll. 359 more words

Baptismal Promises

Tree Map

I finally finished “Tree Map” a 38 x 38″ piece made up of 12 x 12″ squares. Mounting, backing, and wiring took some doing. I’d broken my wrist in December, and am still gaining strength in my right hand. 62 more words

Art Quilts

Students Wrap 3,000 Plastic Bags Around School To Raise Environmental Awareness

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)—Students at a high school in Brooklyn took their crusade against plastic bags to the streets this morning.

Special education students at James Madison High School accomplished their mission after wrapping the entire building with over 3,000 plastic bags… 102 more words

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Retailers urge Brossard to back down on plastic bag ban

BROSSARD – The retail industry is calling on the south shore municipality of Brossard to suspend its plans to ban plastic bags.

The appeal comes just one day before retail giant Wal-Mart Canada is set to start charging consumers five cents per bag, a move many retailers prefer over banning them altogether. 197 more words

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Pling: The Experiment Begins

If you’re a fiber artist – or, if you’re committed to environmental responsibility – you probably know about plarn. This post of mine, and most of the ones to follow, will be about taking plarn one step further. 297 more words

Crocheting