Plastic Bags No More (& The Great Garbage Patch)

I don’t accept plastic bags for my items at stores very often. But when I do, I feel super guilty about it. I have pile of reusable bags from various stores I frequent that’s impressive enough to make me look like a bag lady, but they don’t cover all the places I go. And I…

A Small Town Girl Learning How to Recycle

OK, I can admit it: I’m a little late to the party on recycling. OK, way late to the party on recycling. And as taboo as not recycling has become in our society, I know I’m not alone. According to the EPA, in 2008, Americans generated about 250 million tons of trash and recycled and…