For the Planet

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” –Mahatma Gandhi

It might sound obvious, but we only get one planet. If we screw this one up, we don’t get to hit reset. We can’t order a replacement. Damage that can be done in an instant can take a lifetime to repair. That’s why now is the time to step up and protect the most valuable resource we have. We’re making progress, but there’s more to be done. We don’t have to deprive ourselves, but we do have to live within our means. What good are gadgets and glamor when you don’t have a safe planet to keep them on? Join me as I try my best to reduce my carbon footprint and live a life that is good for the planet.

Food Tank: Ten Farmers You Need to Know


From Food Tank by Lani Furbank: “According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), there are more than 570 million farms in the world and global trade in agriculture totals more than US$1 trillion annually. There’s no question that…
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Food Tank: 7 Tips for a Waste-Free Thanksgiving


From Food Tank by Lani Furbank: “Thanksgiving is the holiday that reminds all of as eaters to be grateful, especially for the season’s bounty provided by farmers, farm laborers, chefs, and food service workers. But, unfortunately, we also waste an…
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DC Refined: Recycled Half Shells Do a Whole Lot of Good

Reserve shell at the Queen Anne's County Transfer Station in Grasonville. Credit ORP-small

From DC Refined by Lani Furbank: “Designated bins for plastic, glass, aluminum and even compostable materials are commonplace in homes, businesses, and public places, but for all the sorting we do, one very valuable waste product is still frequently tossed…
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