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Week 15: Get to Know the 5 R’s of Green Living

It's been another busy week!  So I am extremely grateful to have the Memorial Day Holiday.  As I write this, I'm riding the train down to Charlottesville to visit a friend for the weekend.  Since I have tons of leg space and a nice tray-table, I thought I would take the time to go over… Continue reading Week 15: Get to Know the 5 R’s of Green Living

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Week 9: Everything You Need to Know About Compost

This week, the structure of this post is going to be a little different.  Last week I went over the facts behind food waste, and this week I really want to focus on how to get started with composting.  Whether you live in the suburbs, the city, in a mansion or tiny house, or even… Continue reading Week 9: Everything You Need to Know About Compost

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Week 5: Why Cuddling Your Cat is Good for the Planet

Okay, so maybe you don't own a cat.  Maybe you don't want to.  I'm not sure I understand this concept, but we all make our choices.  In any case, it is still winter here in the Northern Hemisphere and that means many people (like me) are desperately trying to keep warm and hibernate their way… Continue reading Week 5: Why Cuddling Your Cat is Good for the Planet

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Week 4: Why Plastic Bags Make Me Cringe

Plastic bags accumulate so, SO easily.  You get them with your groceries, with your take out, even at the farmers market!  And I'm not innocent either!  I'm guilty of accepting the plastic bag when it seems inevitable.  But no more!  This week, it's time to say no to the plastic bag once and for all!… Continue reading Week 4: Why Plastic Bags Make Me Cringe

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Eco-friendly…nerding?

So...I am a nerd.  I think I've already mentioned this, but I'm putting it out there again so no one can say I didn't warn them.  In case you're curious, my main fandoms are Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Firefly, Star Trek, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings (I swear that's not the only reason… Continue reading Eco-friendly…nerding?