The (in)Convenience of Water Heaters

The (in)Convenience of Water Heaters

Convenient isn’t always best Recently, a friend who was visiting my apartment, asked me about a low rumbling noise she heard off in the distance. It sounded like a stove top burner had been lit and was turned up full blast. A few minutes after it started, you could...

Do you use protection (in public toilets)?

Last week I shared with you my thoughts on toilet paper and its negative impact on the environment. It seems like a natural next step to then discuss one of the most pointless public toilet add-ons: the toilet seat cover. But first, a brief aside. I’m not sure why...
Guacamole In Three Easy Steps

Guacamole In Three Easy Steps

My mind is open, my palette is sated. Vegan cooking has changed my perspective on the food I eat, where it comes from, and how the choices I make affect the environment. Check back weekly for my take on life as a zero waste vegan. Sharing recipes, experiments and...
Sheryl Crow Uses One Square of Toilet Paper, How About You?

Sheryl Crow Uses One Square of Toilet Paper, How About You?

The United States makes up only 5% of the World’s population, yet we use about one-third of all its resources. Americans often think that we, as individuals, are too small to make a difference, but that is just not true. Small steps, when taken collectively have...