Sustainable Living Challenge

Week 14: Public Transit by the Numbers

This week, I'm cat/dog-sitting for a friend in the city, which means that yoga has become an obstacle course.  It also means my commute is down to 15 minutes!  But normally it's quite a bit longer!  I could go about this commute any number of ways, but there are always options for making the commute more… Continue reading Week 14: Public Transit by the Numbers

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Week 10: Eat for the Planet by Eating in Season

Given my earlier post about visiting Baltimore's Farmer's Market, it should be no surprise that this week's challenge is all about eating in season!  Thanks to advances in agricultural practices and international trade, few of us think about what food is actually in season when we head to the grocery store.  However, our habit of… Continue reading Week 10: Eat for the Planet by Eating in Season

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Week 8: We Need a Food Waste Intervention

Woohoo!  We've been at this for two months!!!!  Virtual high five!  This week, we're taking a break from talking about plastic to focus on food waste!  As I was writing about this week's challenge, it somehow morphed into two posts.  For today, I will be focusing on the in's and out's of food waste.  Keep… Continue reading Week 8: We Need a Food Waste Intervention

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Week 6: Are Cow Belches Contributing to Climate Change?

In a word...yes.  Yes they are.  So now that's covered and we can all go home.  End of post. Except you may be scratching your head and wondering how.  You may also be waiting for the other shoe to drop.  I can hear some of you asking, "Oh no...Is this a vegan rant?".  Sorry to… Continue reading Week 6: Are Cow Belches Contributing to Climate Change?