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February’s Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living OMG! It’s the last day of February!  February just flew by and I’m more than ready for March.  But first we must have February’s Stupid Plastic Crap.  This mo ... Read on »
The Plight of An Albatross Chick by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I have been remiss in blogging lately and am ready to get back into it.  I just returned from visiting my son who lives in Hawaii. One of the best things we did w ... Read on »
January’s Stupid Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living January’s nominee for Stupid Plastic Crap is something that caught my eye the last time I was in the pet store.  As I passed the dog aisle, I noticed d ... Read on »
Decluttering Should Be Eco-Friendly by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I heard an interesting story on NPR’s “The Story” relating to consumerism.  An American family traded homes with a French family for their vacation.  Each family ... Read on »
Ban the Bag by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Bag hanging in a tree on the banks of the Wabash River On Jan. 1, 2011, Italy became the first European country to totally ban the singl ... Read on »
December’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 not only a waste of resources but it is the ugliest nominee yet.  Ugly is okay if it is sustainable.  M ... Read on »
Green Your Mouth by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is not what I mean by “green” your mouth. And I'm not saying your should eat broccoli or other dark green veggies which is certainly healthy for your mouth. Gr ... Read on »
Deck the Halls With No Plastic Waste by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Almost 1/3 of the waste produced in the US is packaging and 1/3 of that is plastic. Each year Americans throw out enough paper and plastic food utensils to circle the earth ... Read on »
November's Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living November’s Stupid Plastic Crap is the Glow Straw.  It is a plastic straw that has an inner glow stick that moves up and down inside the straw as you dr ... Read on »
Sustainability in the Galapagos by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living When I decided to visit the Galapagos, several people expressed concern saying that tourism is killing the islands.  That bothered me but I came to see for myself.  This ... Read on »
Days 4 and 5 in Paradise by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Day 4  - Tuesday Today we visited the islands of Isabela and Fernandina.  Isabela is the biggest of all the islands and looks somewhat like a seaho ... Read on »
Day 3 in Los Galapagos by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Look at the agenda for today.  Busy! The crew keeps us very busy.  There are always different levels of adventure and you can choose what you want to p ... Read on »
Day 2 in the Galapagos by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Land iguana Day 2 is Sunday and we are on Punta Suarez of Espanola Island.  We went on a 2 hour hike (which was about 1.5 miles) to a cliff where the ... 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 »
Environmentally Friendly Substitute for Cement by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month’s Green Moms Carnival is about cement. If you are like me, you never had a thought to cement. One of the Green Moms, Lisa of Retro Housewife Goes Green , lives ... Read on »
Sea of Change by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Sea of Change is an organization dedicated to researching the marine debris issue.  What have they been up to lately? Last summer Sea of Change par ... Read on »
October's Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living October’s Stupid Plastic Crap is this plastic can topper.  It is a plastic thing that clamps onto an aluminum can to convert it into a bottle that has a screw top lid. It ... Read on »
FLOW, The Film by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is my contribution to Blog Action Day 2010 , October 15.  The topic this year is "water".  My post is about " Flow ", an award winning documentary film that discusses t ... Read on »
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 »