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January's Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month’s nominee for Stupid Plastic Crap is the nylon scrubber and its partner, the plastic bottle of body wash.  The scrubber or bath sponge is made of nylon or p ... Read on »
Book Review: The Non-Toxic Avenger by Deanna Duke by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The author, Deanna Duke, was already interested in living an eco-friendly life when, in the same year, her kindergarten aged son was diagnosed with A ... Read on »
Goodbye Fluffy Fleece Robe by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Goodbye Fluffy Fleece Robe (and other polyester products). Recently (on Black Friday) Patagonia took out a full page ad in the New York Times th ... Read on »
Resolve to Cut Out the Waste in 2012 by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living  With the world populations recently reaching 7 billion, the issue of feeding everyone is very serious.  Currently we humans spend 24% - 40% of the earth’s photosynthe ... Read on »
Green Moms December Carnival by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Happy Holidays everyone!  If you are like me you still have some shopping to do and need some suggestions.  This month’s Green Moms Carnival is about enjoying the holi ... Read on »
November Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month’s nominee for stupid plastic crap is the single-serving coffee brewer like  Keurig.  This type of coffee brewer offers many types of coffee, h ... Read on »
Your Slavery Footprint by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living If you are into being any kind of green consumer, you are probably familiar with free trade and cruelty-free products.  You also know about buying products without toxins. ... Read on »
Live Blue - Protect Our Oceans by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living photo by Joel Paschal I have been reading the book, Oceana by Ted Danson.  The subtitle is Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them.  Mr. D ... Read on »
October's Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living These plastic pumpkins at WalMart are only $1 to tempt customers to buy them. This month’s nominee for stupid plastic crap is easy.  It’s the beginning ... Read on »
Can Dog Ownership be Sustainable? by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month's Green Mom's Carnival topic is about green pets in honor of National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.  It is hosted by Lisa at Condo Blues .   After r ... Read on »
FloydFest X and Kleen Kanteen Partner to Be Sustainable by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Reusable cup from Kleen Kanteen with FloydFest logo One of the best summer music festivals is Floyd Fest which takes place on the Blue ... Read on »
Use Your Garden Tomatoes in this Tomato Sauce by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month’s topic on the Green Mom’s Carnival is food preservation.  That covers any and all methods of keeping foods for later use.  Early in the 20th centu ... Read on »
JUNE'S STUPID PLASTIC CRAP by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month’s Stupid Plastic Crap is so bad it is almost funny - Booger Buddies.  It is plastic lid that can be screwed onto a squeezable ketchup bott ... Read on »
Kroger Grocery and BPA by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The nation’s largest supermarket, Kroger, (2nd to Walmart) has decided to stop using the chemical lining BPA in its own brand cans.  Also, Kroger is goi ... Read on »
Inspiring Ideas for Getting Back to Nature with the Kids by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living As parents and grandparents we all realize the importance of helping children connect with nature.  It seems that the default activity for many modern kids is ... Read on »
April's Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living On my last visit to CVS I passed through the Easter aisle and discovered these camouflaged plastic Easter eggs.  What a great example of stupid plastic crap! ... Read on »
March’s Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A plastic toy free with a Happy Meal.  It came in its own plastic bag, too. Awww!  Isn’t it precious?  A little lamb with huge ey ... Read on »
Hope or Despair? Which One Describes You? by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This post is about hope or despair when it comes to the environment.  All of the Green Moms are blogging about the emotional issue of whether we think it i ... Read on »
Nasty BPA by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Bisphenol-A or BPA is a chemical that is used in making plastics, primarily polycarbonate plastics (#7) that are clear and almost unbreakable.  Some common things ... Read on »
Should Being Green Be a Partisan Issue? by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Just how informed and mature are our U.S. representatives?  Do they care about anything but getting back at the “other political party"?  Do they have any educate ... Read on »