If you don’t know how to start Plastic Free July, cut the Top 4: the very common, very swappable sources of single-use plastic pollution.
A woman rides her bike to the farmers’ market to buy locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables. After carefully selecting some apples, oranges, avocados, potatoes and kale, all grown on small farms without the use of synthetic pesticides, she places them in her homemade cloth produce bags. Before she hops back on her bike, she […]
In addition to offering cooking workshops—this Saturday’s has sold out!—I’ve come up with some new business endeavors. You will understand the title of this post as you read about them. Community Cutlery Collection I stumbled across an article from the CBC about Philippa von Zeigenweidt, a woman who started a cutlery collection that she lends out in […]
Updated 06/26/21 Want to break up with plastic but don’t know where to start? Start Here Top 3 Ways to Break Up With Plastic Eat more home-cooked food. Ultra-processed convenience food and to-go food almost always come in plastic wrappers and containers. Food you or someone else cooks at home does not. Refuse single-use plastic. Say […]
Last Tuesday in Berkeley, Clean Water Action hosted an eye-opening event that featured Captain Charles Moore discussing his most recent voyage to the North Pacific Gyre, the largest of the five plastic-trash-swirling vortexes in our oceans. After his talk, a panel comprised of Beth Terry from the blog My Plastic Free Life, Stiv Wilson from […]