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Adaptation – Volume 5 – Thrift Stores and Why Reuseables are better!
One of the great mysteries of life is…How many THINGS do we need? The act of buying new items to wear, to furnish your house, to buy toys or just to get something different, has always been an interesting phenomena … Continue reading
Posted in American Made, Recycle, Renewable, Repurposing, Town of Payson, Upcycle Tagged Community, Environmental responsibility, Renewable Resources, Reuse, Sustainability 1 Comment
Green Hogan in Northern Arizona!
Recently I was working out of Page, Arizona when I noticed this headline in the Lake Powell (Page) Chronicle! Hogan’s Heroes – PHS Students “green” building up for award…. Hogan’s Heroes (get it?) was a nice introduction to this article. … Continue reading
Check your Mileage!
California has a concern about a Hazardous Waste called Used Motor Oil! What’s the problem? Too frequent oil changes are causing an issue with too much recycled oil in California. It’s expensive to treat the used oil some 30% is … Continue reading
Posted in Environment, oil changes, Recycle Tagged Environmental responsibility, Reuse, Wise Oil Use 1 Comment
AZ Gives – How can we help Habitat for Humanity?
There are lots of different ways…This one involves Donating money! Habitat for Humanity in Payson Arizona is in the midst of a fundraising campaign. One of Habitat’s goals is to help build strong communities. This goal is shared by TTP! … Continue reading
Posted in Human Character, Recycle, Transition Town Payson, Working Together Tagged Community, Payson, Transition 1 Comment
What the heck is Upcycling
What is Upcycling and what does it have to do with the environment? I never gave much thought about taking waste materials and using them to make something useable. I used to just think that was just recycling. But noooo…I … Continue reading
Posted in Economics, Education, Environment, Recycle, Upcycle Tagged Reuse, Upcycle, Zero Waste 2 Comments
Is it Greywater or is it Gray Water?
I Actually Found Three Different Spellings! In my research effort, I found Greywater, Grey Water, and Gray Water. Anyway you look at it it’s still the same. The concept of using Greywater is disgusting to some, but its really OK! … Continue reading
Posted in Economics, Gardening and Composting, News, Recycle, Water Conservation Tagged Arizona, Gardening, Greywater, Payson, Water Conservation 2 Comments
Our Plastic Planet
“One word Ben…Plastics” – From the movie The Graduate 1967 Remember when very few things were made of plastic? Lincoln logs were made of wood. Games were made of cardboard with metal men. All groceries were put into brown paper … Continue reading
Posted in Economics, Environment, Pollution, Recycle Tagged Peak Oil, Recycle, Reduce, Reuse, Sustainability Leave a comment
My neighbor and cohort in TTP Dean Gooding has provided me with this excellent post on “Stuff”. Can’t we learn to get by with less and still enjoy life? Energy descent is a term that refers to scaling back our … Continue reading
Posted in Economics, Education, Environment, Recycle, Water Conservation Tagged Recycle, Reduce, Reuse, Sustainability Leave a comment
Zero Waste Ambassadors
Have you found that your Recycle Bin is fuller than your Trash Bin? Not that I have really been weighing or measuring my trash but it does seem like the recycle bin is fuller than the trash. What if we … Continue reading
Posted in Alternative Energy, Economics, Education, Environment, Gardening and Composting, Recycle, Water Conservation Tagged Recycle, Reduce, Reuse, Zero Waste Leave a comment