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Plastify

  Riding the waves and spouting full force, a pod of slender black and white orca whales are in pursuit of the season’s salmon. These were my days spent as a whale researcher in Puget Sound back in 2002. Our research topic: killer whale behavior. During my first months as a researcher I soon came […]

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plastic vs. glass straw

I went to one of my favorite raw restaurants to grab some lunch, and I noticed that they are selling Glass Straws. And I thought ‘WOW! A glass straw is an amazing solution for our plastic waste problem!’ it is very small but still a big help! Think about how much garbage already exists on […]

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The water BOBBLE!

I haven’t been as excited about something I bought in a long time! Here it is, its called the Bobble. A portable bottle, with a filter in it! Do you ever stop to think how many plastic bottles of water you buy when on the go? I made the step to use Brita filters at home about two years […]

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1 day juice cleanse

Today I did a one day juice cleanse. I had a bit hangover from just drinking 2 bellinis at the Operation Smile gala 2 days ago. So when you don’t feel so great, what do you do? Exactly you take care of yourself! Eating really healthy is your own medicine. As there is an Organic […]

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Bisphenol A: Shopping a Health Hazard?

Shopping a health hazard?? It’s hard to believe that something as seemingly harmless as handling cash register receipts can have health ramifications. But that’s the case when 2,2-Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane is involved. Better known by its common name bisphenol A (BPA), the compound is used as an ink adherent in some thermal receipts. This is a disconcerting fact […]

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