Quicky Tip: Buycott

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 […]

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Giving Up Gum

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 […]

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Dissecting Ableist Bias in Environmentalist Thinking

  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 […]

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