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Ziploc Bags Can Be Recycled

Although I stopped using plastic sandwich bags, Ziploc has initiated a new recycling program. Click here for the details. Thanks to Ziploc for creating the program, but I’ll continue using wax paper or reusable containers. What’s wax paper? It’s a product that my mother used 50 years ago to wrap my sandwiches for school lunch.

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Building a Hotel from Trash

I saw this story on television, now it has made it to print. This trend of constructing buildings from trash should continue.

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Building Houses from Trash

I’ve always wondered if this could be done from the scraps I find on the roadside. And yes, a Texas builder is building homes from trash at very low prices. I love it.

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When Plastic is not Recyclable

What do you do with plastic bags that are not made of recyclable materials? Here are some suggestions from the morning newspaper (which is recyclable).

Of course, I read the news online.

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Balancing a Sustainable Life Style

Here is a great article from AlterNet about one person’s quest to be sustainable in our unsustainable world.

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Beware the Green Dragon

I don’t understand how protecting and respecting the environment is anti-Christian, but there is a new group who warns us of the Green Dragon as reported in The Tennessean this morning.

Oh, and there is a poll. I’m amazed at the results so far:

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 4 fully loaded ships.

In 2010, there were 98 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1194 posts. There were 36 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 37mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was April 22nd with 154 views. The most popular post that day was How Much Trash Do You Produce in a Day.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for what to do with old tv sets, why do people not recycle, non recyclable plastic, picking up trash, and mcdonalds trash.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


How Much Trash Do You Produce in a Day September 2008


Don’t ReUse a Priority Mail Box to Mail Anything! April 2008


Why Do People Refuse to Recycle? August 2007


How does landfill and litter affect our wildlife? January 2009
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Here’s What to Do with That Old Television Set March 2009

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Water Conservation 101

Here is a great link to conserving water. The article is written for college students, but the water conservation tips are relevant to all of us. Thanks to Jasmine Hall for sharing this link.

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Help Clean Up Flood Debris

This is a great opportunity to serve:

Shop with a clear conscience!
Flood Restoration is a gift to all –
both big and small.

Where: River Plantation Section VII
Of General George Patton Rd. off of Sawyer Brown Rd.
When: Saturday, December 18th 2010
Time: 9:30 – 1:30

As you know River Plantation was hit very hard by the May 2010 floods, and
although much has been restored there is still more left to do. So, please help
HRWA bring Christmas early to those who still live there.

Everything needed including coffee and hot coco will be provided
just please dress warm and RSVP so that we have enough supplies.

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