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Plastic Clothes - Good or Bad? by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month’s Green Mom’s Carnival is hosted by Diane at Big Green Purse .  The topic is the eco impact of clothes.  Since my blog is all about reducing our use o ... Read on »
September's Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month’s nominee for Stupid Plastic Crap is Kool Aid Bursts, which could also be called Stupid Non-nutritious Crap.  It is a snack drink marketed to kids that is d ... Read on »
Remember Them, Use Them, Wash Them by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Recently there have been studies that show that reusable shopping bags are breeding grounds for bacteria   and some people may think this is a reason for using disposable pl ... Read on »
Keep the Poison Plastic Out of Your Child’s School Supplies by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living PVC or polyvinyl chloride is the most toxic plastic that we use.  The manufacture, the use and the disposal of PVC involves many toxic chemicals like dioxins, phthala ... Read on »
Good News! Bottled Water Use Fell 5% in the USA Last Year by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Good news comes from Corporate Accountability International   about water rights and bottled water sales!   The United Nations General Assembly voted to affirm the human r ... Read on »
July's Stupid Plastic Crap by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living July is almost over and I’m just now choosing a product for July’s nominee for stupid plastic crap.  The point of doing this each month is not to mock a product just for ent ... Read on »
The Story of Cosmetics by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month's Green Moms Carnival is about the video  The Story of Cosmetics , which explains some of the issues surrounding the ingredients in personal care products.  I hav ... Read on »
Vacationing in Green Germany by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I just returned from a two week vacation in Germany and want to share my experiences  as someone who is interested in being green.  I have been planning this visit for a cou ... 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 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 »
JUNE'S STUPID PLASTIC CRAP by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living If you have been watching the World Cup along with millions and millions of other world soccer fans you have noticed an incessant irritating buzz that sounds like a huge h ... Read on »
Down in Louisiana by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I just returned from a trip to Louisiana to visit relatives.  I visited Lafayette, which is a 3-4 hour drive from the southern tip of Louisiana, so I was not close to the oi ... Read on »
MAY’S STUPID PLASTIC CRAP by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Have you noticed all of the plastic gift cards that are displayed in grocery and drug stores?  You can’t miss them. When I stand in the checkout line, there they a ... Read on »
Share the Blame for the BP Oil Mess by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This posting is for the May Green Moms Carnival which is about transportation.  It is hosted by Diane at Big Green Purse .  I'm proud to announce that the Green Moms Carni ... Read on »
Make Your Own Detergent - At Least Use Less by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I recently was sent two different links about laundry detergent: one about how Americans use too much laundry detergent and one that suggested using no detergent and/or mak ... Read on »
Newspaper Seedling Pots Instead of Plastic Pots by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is a recycled posting from spring 2009.  It is instructions for making newspaper seedling pots instead of plastic ones. To get plants ready for the garden ... Read on »
I Hate Dusting by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The month’s Green Mom’s Carnival is about spring and the activities we normally associate with the advent of spring, like gardening and spring cleaning.  It is hosted by Ann ... 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 »
Inspired By a Nestle Pure Life Water Bottle by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Each time I go for a walk I see this plastic bottle nested in its bed of leaves.  It seems to be waiting for a big rain to wash it down to the drainage ditch and from ther ... Read on »
Buy Gnomeclothes and Use Fewer Plastic Bags by Linda Anderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A local health food store, Sun Spot Natural Market, sells locally made handmade items like cloth napkins and sandwich wraps.  I was so impressed with them that I went to mee ... Read on »