Tag Archives: Recycling

Guest Post: Eco-Innovation Europe and More Environmentally Sustainable Designs

We are taking a break from your regularly scheduled program of listening to me talk about food restrictions to hear from a guest blogger, Sam Marquit from Fair Marquit Value. Sam is an independent green contractor and has written a … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Jewelry

You’re probably sick of me saying this, but the best way to find eco-friendly jewelry is to talk to your local jeweler. Availability varies so much from region to region and it can be very difficult to get truly eco-friendly … Continue reading

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Reuse Your Newspaper

If your family receives a daily paper, hopefully you are recycling it. And while that’s great, you can reduce waste and the use of natural resources by reusing some of that newspaper to replace products you would otherwise buy (especially … Continue reading

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Shop Smart, Part 2

Okay, you’ve gone through the previous post and you still really, really, need to buy this item new. Or it’s food, and the previous post doesn’t apply (Used food? Eww. And good luck returning that borrowed food). Luckily, there are … Continue reading

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Shop Smart, Part 1

Waste reduction starts at the store. If you don’t buy it, you can’t waste it. But obviously we all have to buy stuff. So make sure that what you buy will have a minimal impact on the planet. Borrow. Before … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Trash

When it comes to saving the environment, a big factor is how much waste you produce. A popular heading I saw at this year’s State Fair was “Reduce Waste: If not you, who?” I grew up learning “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” … Continue reading

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