Reductionists Are (Sometimes) the Life of the Party!
Just because Reductionists are cuckoo for minimizing waste doesn't mean we can't party like rock stars! Below are some tips I've amassed over time that let you luxuriate, celebrate your accomplishments, blow off steam after a hard week--and still manage to tread softly on the planet. Try a few!
Next time you go out to eat, try bringing your own containers to the restaurant to pack up your leftovers in. Then watch your server's jaw hit the floor. It's called pulling the ol' DIY Doggie Bag.
In this blog post, I tell the story of the first time I watched it go down, why I was so stupidly embarrassed about it, and how, over time, I grew to understand why reusing old plastic containers is actually freakin' awesome.
Down With Receipts!
I may have a tilted cervix, but I'm happy with my reproductive organs just the way they are, thank you very much.
And yet, BPA--that pesky, scientifically-proven endocrine disruptor that messes with our nether regions and has been banned from many products--seems to keep cropping up everywhere I turn. Threatening to give me breast cancer or my husband a mysterious third nipple growing out of his forehead.
It's even in that special paper our receipts are printed on. That's why we say DOWN WITH RECEIPTS at the cash register. Find out more about this mysterious paper, what some companies are doing to negate the health risk, and how you can survive without that little chit cluttering up your wallet.