This photo is of the Sun Chips “World’s First 100% Compostable Chips Package” over one year after being composted in my Solar Cone aerobic digester in hot and humid South… Continue reading | 1 Comment
In our home, we’ve been slowly reducing our footprint for a long time. This hasn’t been easy. We are drowned in a plastic wrapped world. We’ve been taking our own reusable bags to stores for years for our purchases. My eight-year-old son asks for… Continue reading | 1 Comment
Students Heading Back To School Go Green- Click This Link to See a Recent Channel 10 Interview with Ian and Maria
Its wonderful to see so many ‘green’ back-to-school products this year out in stores. All… Continue reading
Your Actions Matter: The Shift From Raising Awareness to Raising Care
Fourteen-year-old J.D. Russo speaks out about plastic in this youtube video. “People need to stop trying to raise awareness and instead raise care. Because saying that raising awareness implies that you are trying to get people to know about something. And people know, its just that people don’t care.” J.D. continues, “People need to be shown that there is… Continue reading
I recently read Colin Beavan‘s No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process. The title’s a little long, but… Continue reading
According to author Richard Louv, the greatest increase in childhood obesity in our history has occurred in the same two decades that the greatest increase in organized sports for children in our history. “Pediatricians are now saying that this generation of children may be the first to have a lower life expectancy than their parents and its because of this sedentary lifestyle.”
We’ve talked about worm composting as a way to recycle food waste. But worms don’t eat everything and if you do a lot of cooking, worms probably won’t keep up with all your waste.
As I explored in my previous post, our insatiable demand for natural resources now exceeds our planet’s ability to meet it. September 25th symbolically marked Earth Overshoot Day, the day humanity began living beyond its ecological budget… Continue reading
Thanksgiving is a recognizable holiday to most Americans but can anyone remember the event that fell on September 25th of this year?
September 25th was Earth Overshoot Day and marked the day when humanity begins living beyond its ecological means.
According to the Global Footprint Network, collectively at the present time, humanity is using 1.4 planets worth of resources. Many people in western countries like the US are… Continue reading | 1 Comment