Category Archives: Citizens

Trash Collection

This post on trash is not only for municipalities, as citizens can and should take an active role in influencing local policies. Trash ought to be a pay-by-weight service. Several such plans have been implemented but they are by far … Continue reading

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Laundry Detergent

There are various levels of sustainability when it comes to laundry detergent. I am still on my own quest to find the most environmental and health friendly product, and think that I will likely settle on a product sold in … Continue reading

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Bottled Beverages

Bottling, particularly in plastic bottles, is terrible for the environment. This morning I witnessed a truck driver of a certain company driving a massive truck, likely post-delivery, and I thought he was smoking a cigarette. I quickly reflected and figured … Continue reading

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Plastic Bags

Plastic bags are a detriment to society. For the most part they offer convenience and nothing more. This is true of many disposable items, which I will address more broadly in another post. For now let’s focus on the plastic … Continue reading

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The Plastic Burden

I will write a lot about plastic. I love plastic, or rather hate it, or love thinking and talking about it. I fear that one day the plastics industry will come after me (little me) for writing about plastic in … Continue reading

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