I’ve mentioned before that you can search for alternate uses for your waste such as charities that benefit from recyclable materials, but you can do much more in and around your house. Glass: With a simple LED and battery setup, you can make waterproof out-door lighting in case you have a party. Just put the [...]
Listed are the posts for June 2010.
I came across a very interesting TED-talk today. Besides sustainable living being good for the environment, it can also be good for you. William Li talks of how specific types of food contain compounds (anti-angiogenics) that can help your body fight (and more importantly prevent) a large range of diseases, including cancer and obesity by [...]
There’s a couple of things that you can do to minimize your waste output, by not getting unrecyclable materials in your house to begin with. When you go shopping, bring your own sturdy bags. This saves only a little bit of plastic at a time, but it does add up if you realize how many [...]
Ever since I can remember, my mom has been an avid “gardener”. We only had a little balcony as I grew up, but I like to think that’s where I picked up a fondness of sustainable gardening (and living). I remember the compost bin we had on our balcony (an old plastic garbage bin with [...]
We recently had a garbage strike over here. It was about 4 weeks before the garbage was being collected again in my neighborhood, and I hadn’t put the garbage out about a week-and-a-half before that. In all that time, I didn’t have more than a garbage-bag-and-a-half worth of waste, including cat-litter, I would like to [...]
I has it not… I think, or maybe I thought… I draw inspiration from the things around me for my blog, but fiction was never my forte. Now I’m trying my hand at creative writing for a fanfic contest. I’ve written stories before, mostly to test out the type writer I got as a pressent… [...]