Week 49 – Eat local foods

Eating foods grown/ made locally has many benefits (less need for preservatives, promotes the local economy, supports small farmers, encourages biodiversity), but the reason I will focus on is the reduction of pollution due to food transportation.  A few sources (Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) mention that “the…

Week 48 – Stop using small garbage bin at work

At work, I have a small wastebasket at my desk. Recently I noticed that the cleaning lady changes the garbage bag even if there’s only 1 tiny thing in it.  Therefore, my green change for week 48 is to stop using the small wastebasket at my desk.  Instead, I will walk to the kitchenette which…