One of the best parts of living in Fairfield is living near the water. The beaches along the Long Island Sound are enjoyable during every season of the year, especially summer, of course.
But in the last 3 – 5 years, I’ve seen an increase in the amount of trash that washes up on the shore, mainly plastic, a lot of it is some form of a plastic bag. According to data from the Ocean Conservancy’s annual International Coastal Cleanups, plastic bags are consistently in the top 10 pieces of trash collected on beaches around the world. Continue reading “7th of 7 Ways to Zero Waste-Incentives for Using Alternatives to Plastic Shopping Bags: Frugal Fairfielder Edition” →
When I see footage of glaciers melting and hear that farmers are worried about changing temperature patterns that affect their yields, I think, at best, climate change is real. At worst, I think it’s too late to do anything about it. “Game over, man…” Continue reading “6th of 7 Ways to Zero Waste-Changing One Thing at a Time for a Zero Waste Bathroom: Frugal Fairfielder Edition” →
Unbeknownst to me at the time, we started the road to the Zero Waste kitchen when we bought a compost bin. Back in 2003, I just wanted to start making my own soil and stop paying a lot for garbage service! Continue reading “5th of 7 Ways to Zero Waste-Small Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen: Frugal Fairfielder Edition” →
Here’s another way to keep the green while being green:
Way #4 – Save loads of money and reduce your carbon footprint with a Zero Waste Lunch box at school and at work. Continue reading “4th of 7 Ways to Zero Waste-Achieving a Zero Waste Lunchbox at School and Work: Frugal Fairfielder Edition” →