Here’s a quicky tip since the next full post is a bit behind schedule: Check out Buycott online and download the app to your phone. You can then choose from a list of causes that are important to you (such as environmental impact) The app uses a barcode scanner to let you know if you really want […]Read more "Quicky Tip: Buycott"
I’m a huge John Oliver fan. I don’t have HBO (or cable for that matter), but I constantly watch Last Week Tonight on Youtube. And I really loved this episode on food waste. Here in the U.S. we’re wasting about 1/3 of our food in spite of millions of people in our country who don’t have […]Read more "Tips For Cutting Back On Food Waste"
I’m not sure why, but I’ve never been a big gum person. I’m no Violet Beauregarde. Maybe it’s because I’m more of a chocolate kid myself. But I’ve definitely chewed my fair share in the past. I’ve even swallowed a piece or too, as I’m sure many have even if we know we’re not supposed […]Read more "Giving Up Gum"
I was very excited to read about the Whole Foods peeled orange debacle on the internet. I don’t shop there (too pricey!) so I wasn’t even aware that they were selling peeled oranges wrapped in plastic until seeing articles reporting the public outcry forcing Whole Foods to cancel the product. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/news/peeled-oranges-in-plastic-pulled-by-whole-foods-after-social-media-outrage-a6911611.html My gut reaction […]Read more "Dissecting Ableist Bias in Environmentalist Thinking"