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United Nations News Centre - Biodegradable plastics are not the answer to reducing marine litter, says UN

Widespread adoption of products labelled “biodegradable” will not significantly decrease the volume of plastic entering the ocean or the physical and chemical risks that plastics pose to marine environment, accord to a United Nations report released today.

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10 Life Hacks to Help You Cut Plastic Out of the Picture via One Green Planet

Almost like milk, plastic is found in all kinds of things. I didn’t realize cans are coated with BPA—I’ll have to start buying dried beans and budget soak time into my cooking (oof!). 26 more words


Cent Saving Saturday: The 3 R's Part 1

No, I’m not talking about reading, ‘ritin’, and ‘rithmetic.  Those have been replaced by other things.  Just kidding (not really, especially on the ‘ritin’ front, ESPECIALLY if you are talking about handwriting). 427 more words

Cent Saving Saturday

TerraCycle and Eliminating the Idea of Waste

Mainstream conversations about “living green” or being sustainable usually revolve around reducing our footprint on the environment. (The idea that humans need to minimize our presence, as though we’re some kind of disease, separate from our environment, is another blog post for another day). 482 more words


Clothing Swap

This evening, I went to a clothing swap. It was held at a hair salon on a trendy street in the city where I live. (Note: hair salons boast all the mirrors a shopper could ask for.) 60 more words


The Way The 3 R's Ought To Be

I loped easily into the chilled morning breeze this morning. Not bothering with all the layers, not heeding the rigors of proper hydration, and not even bothering with breakfast. 142 more words

On Running

Victorian Schooling - Top of the Class? Or Class Dunce?

We visited Scotland Street Museum to culminate all of our learning about the Victorian Era.

We were in awe of the building’s grand design which was created by the famous architect, Charles Rennie Makintosh. 837 more words