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This is a recycled post from ... by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is a recycled post from October, 2009, one year ago.  I’m reusing it to participate in 10/10/10  Global Work Party ,  "A Day To Celebrate Climate Solutions".  This mo ... Read on »
When shopping at my local gr ... by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living When shopping at my local grocery store, I was surprised to find a big display of biodegradable plastic storage dishes.  I whipped my cart around and bought three differen ... Read on »
"Recycling" or Downcycling Plastic by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You have probably seen the numbers with the chasing arrows on plastic products. The number is the resin code which indicates what type of plastic the product is made of. Som ... Read on »
8 Products You Did Not Know Were Made From Oil or Petroleum by Linda Anderson Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I read about these products from The Green Routine and while they are not all plastic, they are closely related since they are made from petroleum. 1. Paper cups – They ... Read on »
A Day In the Life of --- by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living ---a Blogger who is trying to develop a greener lifestyle.  This month’s Green Mom’s Carnival is hosted by Beth Terry at Fake Plastic Fish .  We bloggers are supposed to ... Read on »
A DAY WITHOUT PLASTIC BAGS by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We had our first Day Without Plastic Bags in West Lafayette this past Saturday! We had 4 locations and gave away about 1,800 reusable shopping bags. This was the first s ... Read on »
A DAY WITHOUT PLASTIC BAGS by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living After I decided to reduce the amount of disposable plastic in my life, my next step was to start a blog about it. I do not have tons of readers but I certainly have learn ... Read on »
A Green New Year's Resolution by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It’s New Year’s Eve and time to think about resolutions for 2010. In addition to the usual resolutions to eat healthier, lose some weight and exercise more, I plan to ... Read on »
A Greener Halloween by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Making your holidays green involves behavior that is no different from the earth friendly practices that you already use in your everyday life.  The goal is to live s ... Read on »
A Review of Minnie Rose Lovgreen’s “Recipe for Raising Chickens” by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I was sent this lovely little book by Minnie Rose Lovegreen and became enamored with it.  I have been raising chickens for about ten years so naturally I was interested in r ... Read on »
A Review of Practically Green by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Practically Green by Micaela Preston is a handy new guide to living green.  It’s not very big but is full of a lot of useful information.  Each page is beautifully desig ... Read on »
A Worthwhile Charity by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living For this month’s APLS Blog Carnival topic we are to write about our favorite charity. Anyone who wants to participate writes a blog about their favorite charity and in abo ... Read on »
April’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 one of many single serving products that are manufactured and marketed for the consumer’s convenience. I nominated single se ... 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 »
April’s Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It’s the middle of the month and time for April’s choice for Stupid Plastic Crap. This month I chose Blink™ Trash Tossers. Every time I stand in line at the grocery st ... Read on »
Arriving in the Galapagos by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living National Geographic Endeavour I can’t believe it but I’m actually in the Galapagos.  Yesterday, Saturday, was our first day and we went on a ... Read on »
August's Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It's time again to nominate a useless piece of plastic as the Stupid Plastic Crap of the month. The idea behind doing this is to show how we humans have taken a fairly use ... Read on »
Avoid Fortified Waters by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This a glass of water and beside it is a multiple vitamin pill. The glass is reusable, completely recyclable, and inert, meaning it leaches nothing. It costs around 1,000 ... Read on »
Back to School Green (With As Little Plastic As Possible) by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It’s August and in the next 2 to 4 weeks, kids will be preparing to go back to school. They will get a list from their teachers and head off to the store to get new st ... Read on »
BAD, BETTER, BEST by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It takes tiny steps - one at a time- to change your lifestyle from wasteful to green. I made a list of some things that involve steps, some steps better than others. Most o ... Read on »