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No new clothes – learning to love the clothes I have and realising I actually don’t need more.

I have always been a bit of a shopaholic and a bargain hunter when it comes to clothes.

A few years ago I spent a year not buying new clothes – there’s a little about it on my separate (now discontinued)   blog… 1,104 more words

Zero Waste

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR): Integral to Plastic Waste Management

A lesson learnt in Lakshadweep!

Plastic waste management cannot work without the proper implementation of EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility)

Travelling to a protected eco-zone with a small population,  I expected it would be a plastic free holiday. 432 more words

Waste Management

Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Kate Rhoades, Weston Teruya and Cristina Velázquez

Locations
Art Studio at 503 Tunnel Ave.
Environmental Learning Center Gallery at 401 Tunnel Avenue

When
Reception–Friday, May 20, 2016, 5-9pm
Reception–Saturday, May 21, 2016, 1-3pm… 496 more words

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Thunder Bay hair salons join international recycling initiative

Cut hair and excess chemicals find a safe home through Green Circle Salons in Thunder Bay, Ont.

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News 307 more words

Frugal Friday and An Environmental Disaster

Michael and I, along with my best friend, have just returned on from a 12-day trip to California. We don’t travel much, but this trip made me realize that travel is expensive, not only in terms of money but also in terms of energy use (both human and fossil fueled) and making concessions about my own values.  1,150 more words

Earth Day on the Daily

Today is Earth Day! Today is a day when many people spend time outdoors, volunteer for environmental projects, or simply take time to honor our planet with thoughts. 516 more words

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TAKING OUT THE TRASH: IMPROVED REPORTING INCREASES WASTE DIVERSION RATE FOR ARMY RESERVE

Often, recycling is considered one of the easiest ways to integrate sustainability into daily operations. The U.S. Army Reserve has been successful in implementing recycling programs at its Installations, Mission Support Command (MSC) and Regional Support Commands (RSCs). 525 more words

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