Posts Tagged: recycling

Plasticky July

I am not participating in Plastic Free July. I make reasonable efforts to reduce plastic in my life. But I need plastic and I have lots of it. My computer, printer, tablet, phones, TVs, speakers and cameras are made with

Plasticky July

I am not participating in Plastic Free July. I make reasonable efforts to reduce plastic in my life. But I need plastic and I have lots of it. My computer, printer, tablet, phones, TVs, speakers and cameras are made with

Waste Not

A few weeks ago I mentioned our city has a new garbage pickup system. It is getting stricter in an attempt to divert more waste from the landfill. And to force compliance. A few years ago Halifax had one of

Waste Not

A few weeks ago I mentioned our city has a new garbage pickup system. It is getting stricter in an attempt to divert more waste from the landfill. And to force compliance. A few years ago Halifax had one of

Garbage Without the Yuck

My city (Halifax) has an excellent program for garbage pick-up, recycling and composting. They say that 60% of all solid waste is diverted from landfills through the program. The basics are: Residences have garbage pickup every 2 weeks. All food

Garbage Without the Yuck

My city (Halifax) has an excellent program for garbage pick-up, recycling and composting. They say that 60% of all solid waste is diverted from landfills through the program. The basics are: Residences have garbage pickup every 2 weeks. All food

Grrr, CDs Burn Me Up!

I am in the midst of an ongoing project to overhaul work and hobby space for Rom and me at home. I’ll outline the whole project later, but essentially; we are taking two crammed-full rooms and turning them into functional

Grrr, CDs Burn Me Up!

I am in the midst of an ongoing project to overhaul work and hobby space for Rom and me at home. I’ll outline the whole project later, but essentially; we are taking two crammed-full rooms and turning them into functional

Everyday Earth Day To-Do List

Everybody I know is quite thrifty and green, and I try to do my part! Here are the big-ticket things I’ve done to amp it up: Moved back to my hometown where people are proud to be frugal (it makes

Everyday Earth Day To-Do List

Everybody I know is quite thrifty and green, and I try to do my part! Here are the big-ticket things I’ve done to amp it up: Moved back to my hometown where people are proud to be frugal (it makes