Save Water from the Shower

This summer I read a book that inspired me to make another Green change in my life.  I decided to collect water from the shower as it is warming up.  In order to do this, I went to Goodwill to look for a bucket.  As usual, I found the perfect thing.  It is a plastic…

Orangutan Blood and Redwood Tears

Sometimes a little bit of exaggeration can be a helpful tool.  In the spirit of helpful exaggerations, I have coined two terms: orangutan blood and redwood tears. Orangutan blood is what I call palm oil.  Palm oil is a very pervasive ingredient that is linked to major deforestation of the orangutan ecosystems (see my earlier post for more…

A unique idea to go green at work- the Eco Tray

So you’ve probably read lists of ways to go green at work.  The typical lists have good ideas that should definitely be implemented if possible.  However, this is an idea that I haven’t seen on any other lists, and you don’t need to be the president of the company to make it happen.  I call…