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Yesterday I was very excited to receive my new, smaller trash bin. It really is the little things in life. While some may think it is sad for me to get excited over a trash bin, it was a big step in my commitment to waste less and live a more meaningful and simpler life. 447 more words

A Whopping 91% of Plastic Isn't Recycled

(Source: news.nationalgeographic.com)

Here’s How Much Plastic Trash Is Littering the Earth

Mass production of plastics, which began just six decades ago, has accelerated so rapidly that it has created 8.3 billion metric tons—most of it in disposable products that end up as trash. 783 more words

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Why Plastic Free July?

It is currently Plastic Free July and it is the first July that I’ve been aware of this. Although my family is generally very aware of environmental protection and disposables, we weren’t introduced to Plastic Free July until 2017. 664 more words



Terror and pain

But also knowledge

Come to those

Who look and delve

See through the rain
Ignorance is bliss

But bliss… 49 more words


"Industrial fishing wastes 10 million tons of fish every year..."

“A decades-long review of fishing practices concluded that 10 percent of all the fish that are caught worldwide are thrown back into the ocean. This amounted to around 10 million tons of fish — which are either dead or dying… 49 more words


Matthew 25:30

And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness:

there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

The first bridge on Constitution. At my feet… 484 more words

Waste tyres as a building material

I recently wrote a pair of posts on the global waste tyre problem, and how we can reduce, reuse and recycle the billion plus tyres discarded every year. 211 more words