How many straws do you use in a day? You probably don't even think about it, but Americans use 500,000 each and every day. That's 1.6 straws per person per day. That's enough to wrap the world 2.5 times a day. So what can you do? Take the 30 day pledge to reduce your disposable plastic straw usage. Until you can recycle every disposable plastic straw, then just hand them back.
Glass recycling has gotten a bit confusing, especially in Georgia recently. We'll talk about what happened in Georgia and just general information about recycling and why making an extra effort makes all the difference in the world. Find a glass recycling location in DeKalb County. How recycled glass gets reused from the manufacturers.
Your using what in the bathroom? After listening to a fantastic interview with the daughter of the founder of Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with the Green Cleaning Coach, Beth got inspired to discuss one of her favorite kitchen items that is becoming one of her new favorites in the bathroom too.
In this episode of Full of Useless Information, Beth discusses "Folks, This Ain't Normal" by Joel Salatin. If you believe our health system is out of whack and maybe going back to eating whole foods is where we should be headed then you are going to want to hear this review. Salatin is committed to eating the healthiest whole foods available. For him, it's products from his own family farm.
Do you know what the number one determinant of a community's health is? It's surprisingly simple. How walkable is your community? The more walkable, the better over all health of the citizens. Join Beth as she walks through downtown Decatur and discusses walkability, shade, tree benefits and living a healthier lifestyle.
Okay, let's talk giveaways. You know the ones you hand out at trade shows and events. You take home to the kids and they think you are the best. Honestly, we know it's going to end up in a landfill somewhere and probably in some poor albatross' belly. Because most schwag is not eco-friendly. We call it CPJ (Cheap Plastic Junk), but what if you could give away something that you wanted to keep because it was useful? And what if it was super green? The things we like to call unintended benefits instead of consequences. PROMOrx is a provider of such eco-friendly goodies. Things that will give you confidence when you hand them out that say, "We believe in protecting the environment", even down to our giveaways.