Reusing Office Paper

The office where I work wastes a lot of paper. I think this is a byproduct of being a newspaper. Sure, we have big recycle bins in the hallway where we dump all the printoffs we no longer need. But we print several pages a day to edit stories we could just as easily mark…

Plant Plastic

The balcony on my lovely new apartment was looking pretty bare, except for my old bike that badly needs to be traded in. And with summer kicking in, this just wouldn’t do. So my garden-loving mom brought a couple packs of pretty flowers to drop in the pot that made the journey with me from…

The May I (Start to) Recycle

So apparently Recycling Month is April, to coincide with Earth Day and all the excitement around it. For this blog and myself, it’s going to be May though. I decided this yesterday as I unloaded my first Whole Foods bag full of recyclables at the little drop-off area of the store. It was a big…