Category Archives: Folks helping the environment

Every day is another chance to make a difference

No matter how beat down I get in this fight for the environment (and I am losing BIG TIME in the streets of Miami–we are number one in trash production in the entire state of Florida), I will not give up.

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Eco steps of a local wine and coffee shop

The Blue Goose Wine and Coffee Shoppe is an expensive, eco-friendly, quaint shoppe I found while we resided south with the snow birds. What a pleasant surprise to find how many environmentally friendly and creative, non-wasteful ways they came up with to serve and decorate.

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To market, to market to buy a fat pig

Home again, home again, jiggity jig.
(Sorry, couldn’t help myself. I’ve been reading too many nursery rhymes.)

Paralyzed with fear there would be no farmer’s market wherever we moved, I’m telling you, small towns refuse to let you down!

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Kroger’s bring your own bag

What a thrill to pull into a grocery store and be reminded as I park—DON’T FORGET YOUR BAG, MORON.

Okay, that’s not exactly what it said…

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Aveda Salon will take your tops!

Off your bottles, not off your back!
🙂

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Why I have a hard time using disposable diapers

I cry every time I watch this.
I feel overwhelmed and inspired at the same time.

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Last Friday night….

We dined at Subway’s. While there, we got to talking about Larry’s subs. Are you familiar with Larry’s Subs? We weren’t either but they are a fantastic subway shop similar  to Jersey Mike’s that we stumbled across while in Georgia. What surprised us? How environmentally friendly they were. Subway vs Larry’s? Let’s take a look.

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The Fox and the Hound

Look what I found downtown!

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A tiny vintage/antique store that could be an art gallery. To me the lovely pieces looked like refurbished products of reusable art! I just love this type of thing. It’s so creative. Check it out!

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Kudos to Starbucks…

I’m not one to pay $3 for a cup of coffee, and I know it’s not a “local” coffee shop,
but I have to give it to Starbucks when it comes to making an effort.

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The results are in!

Just thought I’d share the final numbers for the e-scrap recycling drive…

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