So, the letter I posted to the Burt’s Bees Blog requesting biodegradable waxed unbleached paper is now up. (I’d sent a snail-mail version several weeks ago too.) I guess it went through their moderation process. Please go on over there… Read more ›
Recently, Clorox company bought Burt’s Bees.
saw a tiny blurb on this scientist in esquire’s “Six Ideas [in science] That Will Change the World” feature: geoffrey coates of cornell university.
I want to review what plastic we use or used to use, and where I feel we can still eliminate it altogether, before I try to find a solution for the plastic garbage bags we rely on.
(Week #2 can be found here, Week #4 can be found here. And the effort to get Burt’s Bees/Clorox to manufacture inexpensive unbleached beeswax waxed paper for consumers to use is here and here.) Little snack size ziplock plastic bags–they’re… Read more ›
(Week #1 of the Great Plastic Elimination Challenge is here, Week #3 is here.) We basically live in a desert. Even in the winter (or especially in the winter), the air is arid and it’s possible to get dehydrated quickly.… Read more ›
I almost didn’t join this NaBloPoMo group because it was too challenging to eliminate the plastic we so love in our household. (When you have a toddler, you have less glass in your life, period.) But then I realized that… Read more ›