Public Toilets: To Sit Or To Hover?

Public Toilets: To Sit Or To Hover?

…or to squat or to stand. It has been nearly two-and-a-half years since I blogged about Sheryl Crow’s toilet habits (link: Sheryl Crow Uses One Square of Toilet Paper, How About You?) and boy how time flies. I, like approximately 98% of people reading...
Iceland Trip Report

Iceland Trip Report

Sustainable and on a budget: Is it possible? Before getting started There are quite a few links in this post. It is way larger than I initially thought it would be; 14 pages without images! Hopefully you find it to be a useful tool to plan your future trip to Iceland....
LA Food Policy Council

LA Food Policy Council

Sometime in May of last year, I attended a workshop on a new law that was rolling out, related to mandatory organics recycling, hosted by the city of Burbank. Yes, there are workshops out there that talk about the recycling and organics recycling laws we have here in...
Earth Overshoot Day 2016

Earth Overshoot Day 2016

August 8, 2016 was internationally known as Ecological Debt or Earth Overshoot Day. What this means is, as of today we have used as much from nature as our planet can renew in this entire year. August 8 was the 221st day of the year out of 366 days (this is a leap...

Plastic Lasts Forever

In a disposable world it is more important than ever to be mindful of the items we purchase, including what these items are packaged in. Oftentimes we find ourselves purchasing plastic items that will literally last forever in a landfill despite us only using those...