Posts tagged ‘reduce waste’

No bag?

Posted July 28th, 2012 by Nanette Heffernan. Comment (0).

Don’t you love it when you meet new friends that you instantly click with? That’s how I feel about Sports Basement, a small, discount, four store, Bay Area, CA, sporting goods chain, that GET’S IT. I was headed to the mountains for a week last winter and needed to replace a few well worn, or […]

A Zero-Waste Kitchen-it’s a Process

Posted December 8th, 2011 by Nanette Heffernan. Comment (0).

 LaMorinda Weekly  A Zero-Waste Kitchen-it’s a Process  by Sophie Braccini Of the 3R’s of sustainable life-Reduce, Reuse, Recycle-Nanette Hefferman’s favorite is the first one: the new challenge the mother of three little children set for herself is to have a zero-waste kitchen. Recycling is not enough for the woman who is skeptical about the reality of the process and does not […]

Recycling – The Great Enabler

Posted October 21st, 2011 by Nanette Heffernan. Comment (0).

What’s the difference between garbage and recyclables? Garbage is anything that is no longer wanted or needed. Recyclables are items that can be reused. Furthermore, once our garbage has value to someone else it is magically transformed into recyclables, and that makes us feel good. We’ve become convinced we’re doing the right thing every week […]