The water security in Cape Town, South Africa is in a state of disaster as of May 2017. The following are guidlines provided to the peoples of Cape Town: Guidelines for water usage released in September banned all use of drinking water for non-essential purposes and urged people to use less than 87 liters (23 … Continue reading ¡Water Alter!
It is that time of the month... or should I say the second time of the month? My uterus and I have a complicated relationship. Respect does not go two ways. I have a reasonably civil relationship with a beast that sits in my belly, but that beast does not share such ladylike composure (pun … Continue reading My Fem Floodgate Monologue: ZeroWaste, Cramps and Self-Discovery
Scientific American reports that the United States uses roughly 36.5 billion rolls a year to wipe those pretty bums. This equates to about 15 million trees, 473 trillion gallons of water, and 253,000 gallons of bleach to produce the amount of toilet paper US citizens consume in a single year! This still does not account for … Continue reading Unconcious Acts of Waste: Toilet Paper
While this year, is far from over, 2017 has marked the most influential year of my life. So I am going to take sometime to reflect on this year. This year, more than any other, I have so much to be grateful for. I want to take a few minutes to celebrate the struggles and … Continue reading My Life Chronicles: A 2017 Update
Hugh Laurie, “It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now.” I saw the above quote this morning reading an article about being ready … Continue reading Procrastination is Damnation: Embracing proACTION
The solution to world hunger is rotting in our trash bin...
I have a simple question to get your fruit juices flowing: Would you trash food during a famine? NO! Of course not... Today I want to focus on one consumer problem -and one of my biggest petpeeves- food waste. World Hunger: Imagine you just ordered a delicious chocolate orange torta (insert your favorite sweet treat). … Continue reading Waste Not, Want Not. Eat The LeftOvers!!
We can throw our waste in bottomless bins... We can turn our rosy cheeks... But our bottomless bins are spilling over... Band-aids cant patch a gushing artery... SO political masquerade wont collage growing mounds of trash. Did you step over trash at least once today? Growing up in my household, sweet treats were earned with … Continue reading Say Doei Doei to Rubbage Go ZeroWaste!