THIS BLOG WASa place to share and explore the choices, questions, tools, and actions that I and others make as we navigate how to live “everyday sustainable."
This blog has officially closed, but the conversation continues in its new incarnation here.
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Monthly Archives: July 2008
I love Google Maps. It’s changed my relationship to cities and space. My spatial perception is poor, so if you asked me to draw a map based on my experience of walking or driving around, we would be out of … Continue reading
Heavy? Your neighborhood may be to blame Those built before 1950 help keep you skinnier by encouraging walking A new study found that the year your neighborhood was built may be just as important as diet and exercise for shedding … Continue reading
I don’t drive much, and I live in San Francisco where it’s cold in the summer, so AC is not a factor in my everyday life. When I do drive on occasion out of town and to warmer climes, I … Continue reading
I wrote in my Everyday Sustainable Practice laundry post about how I wish I could line dry my clothes. Alas I can’t in my apartment, but I can support the cause! Project Laundry List forwarded an invitation from Ben Davis, … Continue reading
I found the manual to my dishwasher online at the KitchenAid site–hooray for PDFs!. This is what I learned in “Energy Saving Tips”: Use the ENERGY SAVER DRY (no heat). Flash dry dishes. After final rinse, unlatch door and advance … Continue reading
I wash dishes by hand, and in the dishwasher. Here’s what I do to make washing dishes Everyday Sustainable. DETERGENT I use Ecover products, because their products are natural, biodegradable, and free of petroleum and phosphates. I’ve used them for … Continue reading