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Beeswax Wraps Planes

For Plastic Free July, I had another go at making beeswax wraps. You can use these to wrap sandwiches, snacks, cheese, cover dishes in the fridge, and pretty much anything you use clingwrap for. 463 more words

Food And Cooking

The art of doing nothing

I definitely agree with pooh on this one (i mean why not!? he’s an agreeable type of guy!). The concept behind procrastination is essentially a modern phenomenon that has taken the 21st century by storm. 366 more words

Just Me

The list!

Let’s get organized!

I want to reduce my impact but I’m not sure if I have succeeded so far.

Starting this project I’m realizing that I have to make up a list! 126 more words


the art of surplus food, waste & garbage

The Huntington Post recently featured an article about the case for eating garbage.  While France has made grocery store food waste illegal, we have yet to catch up.  89 more words

A quote from Brian Houston

“Don’t waste your mistakes by not learning from them”.


ARTIST HIGHLIGHT: Mbongeni Buthelezi and "painting in plastic"

They say ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ and this couldn’t be more evident in the works of 49 year old, Mbongeni Buthelezi.

The South African artist has become known for “painting in plastic”, deciding to make portraits and images solely out of discarded waste as a way to emphasise awareness of environmental problems and the physical decay of the townships of South Africa, as well as making reference to general social and political impoverishment and the lack of opportunities that he observes daily. 256 more words

How not to handle a waste crisis

Ever since the public protests in Naameh in January 2014, the Lebanese government has been trying to secure a new location for Beirut and Mount Lebanon’s waste in order to meet their self-imposed deadline for the closure on January 2015. 496 more words