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Composting Coffee Grounds

Jane commented a couple of times on my instant compost post, wondering about adding coffee grounds to her compost pile. (Jane, by the way, has a great movie review site – check it out!) She had heard that they are…

Small Step: Give up Drinking Straws

It seems like a silly thing. Can a simple plastic drinking straw really make much of a difference? But take this into account: One Virginia manufacturer makes four BILLION drinking straws each year. Imagine how much plastic that uses. Imagine…

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

While my coffee on the run habit has dwindled to a rare indulgence, I find that if I keep a travel mug in my car I’m more likely to remember to use it, thereby diverting at least one paper cup…