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First Plastic-less Shopping at Fruit 'n Veg

So, if you’ve read the About Me page, you’ll see how I stumbled upon this thing called Zero Waste Living (Thanks Lauren.) Anywhoo, first time I read the article, I thought it was impossible and not do-able at all. 1,069 more words


Join us in Plastic Free July!

Its no secret. Plastic is everywhere. While there are some wonderful uses for plastic (especially in the medical field), our plastic consumption has gotten way out of hand. 372 more words


Today is the start of Plastic Free July – a campaign (started in Australia) to encourage people to cut or reduce their use of single use disposable plastic throughout the month of July. 213 more words


Captain Charles Moore's 10th Voyage to the North Pacific Gyre

Last Tuesday in Berkeley, Clean Water Action hosted an eye-opening event that featured Captain Charles Moore discussing his most recent voyage to the North Pacific Gyre, the largest of the five plastic-trash-swirling vortexes in our oceans. 642 more words

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My (Attempt at a) Zero Waste Vacation

Hello all! My blog posts have been a long time coming. If you follow the Facebook Community, No Need for Mars, you can hear my excuses about graduation, moving in, starting an internship, etc. 615 more words


Week 22: Self-Made Simple Beeswax Cream

The last week was both spent making more and less waste, so this week I decided to share a recipe I’ve done some time ago. 916 more words

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The Real Cost of Food Waste

On June 24, 2015 the American Chemistry Council released the results of a survey showing that seventy percent of Americans are “bothered by the amount of food wasted”. 629 more words