Posts tagged ‘reusable bags’

Zero Waste Holiday

Posted December 11th, 2012 by Nanette Heffernan. Comment (0).

I love the holidays but I can’t deny that the commercialism of it all puts a damper on it for me. Something that’s a challenge to avoid, with three young children in the house. But small steps can make a big difference, and offer life long lessons for our future stewards of the planet. According […]

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 […]

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 […]