Posts Tagged ‘resources’

Clean water should be taken more seriously

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009
Fresh water stream

Photo credit: makelessnoise

The other day I saw an article about big city water ratings in the United States, and it really got me thinking how sad it is that clean, fresh water is so hard to find. The article was brought to my attention at a good time, as just the other day I watched a program on the History Channel (I think) that spoke of the deterioration of the public infrastructure here in this country. This show was more broad in its content than just public water, but in addition to describing how the public water infrastructure is badly in need of repair, it also described roads, bridges and highway systems that are also in need of repair and in some cases close to failing.

In the article, San Diego -my current city of residence- was ranked 91 out of […]

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How to Keep 10,000 Plastic Bags out of Landfills by doing Nothing

Monday, October 12th, 2009

I consider myself to be a pretty eco minded person, I wouldn’t go so far as too say I’m extreme when it comes to conservation and minimizing waste, but I do exert a fair amount of effort to try to minimize my impact, especially when it comes to over consumption and blatant waste. And I certainly would consider our (Americans) use of plastic a blatant waste.

For my part, I always bring my reusable bags when I go shopping, and I even go so far as to use an empty bread loaf bag to pick up dog poop rather than throw it out unused. These days when I make my lunch I reuse one ziplock bag for several weeks, rather than dispose of it daily, and I also use a tupperware to pack my sandwich and vegetables. Right there, assuming that I make lunch 3 days […]

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Organic Deodorant

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

I have finally found an organic deodorant that really works. It is called Earth Science Tea Tree Lavender and actually controls odor well and is aluminum and paraben free. I’ve reviewed other organic deodorants on the resources page. If you want to see a complete selection of organic deodorants, check out this Amazon page of organic deodorants … I had no idea that there were so many brands!

*Update 01/15/2009

I have recently been eating mostly raw foods, and believe it or not my body odor is almost completely neutral now. Check out this forum topic on Giveittomeraw.com. But I still have my Earth Science Tea Tree Lavender as a backup.

*Update 08/05/2008

What does a traditional antiperspirant deodorant […]

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