Eco-friendly Archive

  • Trying to better understand my motivations for why I do what I do, and why I buy what I buy

    Trying to better understand my motivations for why I do what I do, and why I buy what I buy

    Tweet Note: This post is a mental exercise for myself, rather than giving tips or giving any kind of specific enlightening “ah hah” moments, if there ever were any to begin with! Let me put it out there: I don’tĀ feel frugal, so it always gives […]

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  • Being an ethical consumer

    Being an ethical consumer

    Tweet And by consumer, I don’t mean just by goods, but specifically what we choose to eat. I am going to say right now, that I will never be a full vegetarian, and never a vegan or a freegan. I am just too used to […]

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  • E-Book Readers or Books: Which option is more eco-friendly?

    E-Book Readers or Books: Which option is more eco-friendly?

    Tweet Considering how much it must take to create one of these e-readers, it’s not such a crazy question. Well the folks at Slate have the answer: Think of an e-reader as the cloth diaper of books. Sure, producing one Kindle is tougher on the […]

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  • Living Walls

    Living Walls

    Tweet This is something I’d love to do, given a wall. Growing beauty, and even food from what was previously unused vertical space, is a good thing. Via Re-Nest

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  • Save as a WWF not a PDF and save a tree

    Tweet In theory this is a fantastic idea. WWF formats are basically PDFs that cannot be printed. However in practice, I’d still prefer the option of being able to print my documents (PDF) but choosing not to print them, unless it cannot be helped. The […]

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