Posts tagged habitat
The Heavyweight Fight Over Shopping Bags

Updated August 2014

To be honest, I didn’t really get the environmental furor over plastic bags, AT FIRST! What really has opened my eyes is the enormous problem of plastic litter. You see it everywhere and it never seems to go away. That’s because unlike paper, plastic doesn’t biodegrade and can last for hundreds of years.

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Backyard Container Gardening - It's Healthy, Tasty, and Earth-Friendly Too!

Updated August 2014

Living on a small city lot limits our ability to plant a garden. With the large trees in our neighborhood the only good sunny spot is right smack in the middle of the backyard. We’ve tried planting around the edges in years past but it just doesn’t get enough sun. The next best thing is a container garden.

 

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Soft Tissue Paper is Hard on the Environment

Updated August 2014

Do you want to make a big environmental impact fast? Changing your behavior on tissue paper use is a very simple and immediate way. In the United States we use about 50 pounds of tissue products per person every year.  This is 50% more than the consumption rate in Western Europe and Japan, and usage has grown considerably over the past few decades.

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