Take Up The Challenge, Become a Zero Hero!

April 21, 2011


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Dubai to Give Every Building a QR Code – Tech Europe – WSJ

April 11, 2011


When I lived in Dubai I was shocked to learn that there were no addresses. All the streets weren’t named and the buildings didn’t have numbers either. There is no mail delivery in Dubai so everyone has a PO Box.  Trying to get from one location to another was a complicated series of “turn left […]

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Just Posted Recipe Link for Home Made Shampoo.

April 10, 2011


Today I was researching different options for shampoo. I’ve been consciously cutting back on the frequency of my shampooing and I am switching over to a more natural alternative. With all the additives, chemicals and fragrances in hair care products I’m turning to a healthier solution. My secret recipe will feature a few drops of tea tree […]

I made it to Day Nine with just a few scraps of waste!

April 9, 2011


I’m really happy with my results for the past week.  I still have only 2 small scraps in my garbage jar and hope to make it to the end of the month  without filling it. Yesterday while shooting outside, I had to put a piece of tape across the camera because it kept blowing off […]

Day Seven – Not Crying Wolf this time, Fashion Show Live @ 5

April 7, 2011


Yesterday I announced  my plans to go bargain hunting for a spiffy (is that word ever used anymore?) spring wardrobe at the second-hand store. I also promised a fashion show during my Live @ 5 webcast. Due to unforeseen scheduling adjustments, (Interview with the press, you can’t turn away the press!) neither of these events […]

Day 6 – Is it possible to be fashionable without being wasteful?

April 6, 2011


I may run into some trouble today. I hate shopping and avoid it unless absolutely necessary. Today I’ve scheduled to visit second-hand stores to supplement and refresh last years spring and summer wardrobe. The idea is to reuse and re-purpose clothes and limit excess purchasing. That’s easy with prices so high and pockets so empty. […]

Can Duct Tape Save the World – Or Will it Sit in the Landfills Forever?

April 5, 2011


Day Five – April 5th, 2011 Well, it’s officially after midnight and Day 5. I’m burning the midnight oil so to speak… what’s the carbon footprint on that? Actually, I’m sitting with my laptop on my knee and wondering how I made it through yet another day with near zero waste. Today I had a […]