No more plastic bags on Hawaii. What wonderful news! Plastic bags have a way of escaping from the consumer and ending up in trees, sewer drains, and in Hawaii, in the ocean. Perhaps you’ve heard of the Pacific Gyre? ( that’s just one of them). It’s a floating garbage patch filled with plastic that’s the size of [...]
I am constantly amazed that people are forgetting to bring reusable shopping bags to the stores. Paper or Plastic: NEITHER should be a choice! I feel guilty when I have to put a leaky chicken into a plastic bag! But look at the people going out of even WHOLE FOODS with paper bags! It’s not [...]
Feel Good about Bringing Organic Tote Bags to the Grocery Store Don’t you have a good feeling when you see other people making the effort to bring reusable grocery bags to the store? Honestly, when I see people walking out into theparking lot with loads of plastic bags I wonder: HOW could they be so lazy? [...]
Explorer, environmentalist, and British celebrity David de Rothschild will set out on a 11,000-mile (17,703-kilometer) journey across the Pacific Ocean at the end of March—in a boat made of plastic bottles. Created from a special composite of recycled plastic, de Rothschild’s boat is a 60-foot (18-meter) catamaran called Plastiki. Check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDWzb-iKZE8
Feel good about taking your reusable bags to the store? But what are you using for garbage bags? Plastic?? http://bit.ly/bC02Mq
Have reusable grocery bags but forget them in your car? Put groceries back in the cart into a box in your car.
I guess my point is reusing a bag, even if it’s plastic, is better than nothing. But they eventually wind up the local landfill.
Organic Activists Will Dump Sewage Sludge and Hold a Press Conference on the Steps of San Francisco City Hall March 4 at Noon
News From Underground, today there will be a press conference and Bay Area Gardeners Will Give Back Toxic Sewage Sludge that City Distributed Using the Ruse of “Organic Compost” this is a press advisory for Organic Consumers Association and others to expose what has been done in S.F. News From Underground, visit http://markcrispinmiller.com
Some products that are labeled reusable shopping bags are made of plastic. And yes, they are reusable up to a point, then they break apart and still wind up in the landfill. Last year we had a booth set up to sell our reusable organic cotton bags (made in the USA). Well, shortly after getting [...]
BPA, Bisphenol A, one of the ingredients in plastic products has been added into plastic since the 1950s. It’s in countless consumer products “including baby bottles, sippy cups, food containers, dishware, appliances, electronics, shatterproof lenses and sports gear. BPA also makes the epoxy resins that line most food and beverage cans and jar lids. BPA [...]