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Toiletries and Tribulations

I am about to write a terribly, terribly shameful post. Please, readers, take a moment before continuing to ask if you can truly find it in your hearts to pre-forgive me, because this is BAD. 871 more words

Seed Swapping

In the days before my wonderful wife came onto the scene and introduced me to a greener lifestyle, I tended to be a little careless with my pennies. 337 more words


DO | Origami Bows

Last year I wrote a post on ways to reduce holiday spending. One of those ways was to streamline your gift wrapping. I enjoy the look of brown kraft paper with a colorful origami bow. 112 more words


The Mind´s Eye

A flutter of birds.

A silver-flecked eye.

A shoal of fish in a mountain-rimmed lake.

                              My heart, on a summer´s day.

Encountered these plastic bottles strung over a terrace when I went to do some homework in the bar at the Caixa Forum. 17 more words


Give a Hand Campaign

As this fall’s football season has come to a close, I have had a chance to reflect on how well the Game Day Recycling Challenge has gone. 637 more words

Social Engineering

Dude, where's my poubelle?

Honestly, you wait weeks on end for a new post, and then they all come along together…

It has to be said that waste management is pretty well organised here in France. 757 more words


The great coffee debate – Helen Tandy

I watched the coffee cup episode of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s War on Waste, in August while on my zero spend challenge. Coffee shop coffee was off the menu that month and I did miss my odd Cappuccino. 403 more words