I was shocked this morning when the events leading up to sewing a shirt made me so happy. This shirt had been lying around for a while so I finally decided to stitch some life back into the ripped sleeve. This was the first time that I had thoroughly looked through the sewing supplies which [...]
Do I want to grow food? Definitely. Do I want to avoid plastic? Absolutely. Okay, I’ll admit that I’m a bit late in the gardening season to start growing seeds. No matter, every day counts so I’m going to plant them anyway. It’s not crucial to start seeds indoors but I think the herbs will benefit [...]
I spent 10 minutes staring at milk in the grocery store this morning. Ten minutes worth of dilemmas: Soy or dairy? Is soy milk more environmentally friendly than dairy milk? This article explores the issue. Soy is supposedly better in terms of fossil fuel energy consumption. However, soy milk still has many downfalls which [...]
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I was listening to a podcast called “Skeptically Speaking” and an interesting point about industry bias was mentioned regarding bisphenol A (BPA). You’ve likely heard about BPA when it was widely popular in the media since “Canada was the first country in the world to declare that it intended to label BPA a toxic substance.” [...]
The island off the eastern coast of Mexico, Cozumel, is naturally one of the world’s most beautiful Coral Reefs. However, this island is not pristine as I originally thought. Well, of course when I say pristine I don’t mean that I thought it was untouched by human activity and was in its original, natural condition. [...]
Media Release - July 2, 2010 Dryden Rotary to welcome zero waste spokespersons Jen Rustemeyer and Grant Baldwin to the City and host screening of their movie “The Clean Bin Project.” For a year, they bought nothing and threw away zilch. Now BC Filmmakers are cycling Canada & “Talking Trash” and inspiring Zero Waste with their [...]
David Suzuki with Faisal Moola published an article on June 30, 2010 What the beluga can teach us about ourselves Here is an important snippet of information from that article: “Right now we’re [also] pouring millions of litres of oil into the ocean, in the Gulf of Mexico. This illustrates how everything is interconnected – [...]
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WelcomeThank you for visiting One Less Plastic Bag on the web. "One Less Plastic Bag" is a campaign initiated, in Dryden, ON, by Michelle Arseneault at 15 years of age. Now, as a University of Guelph student, Michelle remains interested in environmental sustainability and fuelled by a goal to reduce plastic waste.
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