Plastic Problem: Disposable Razors

Summary I recently purchased a razor that uses a replaceable metal blade The objective was to reduce a repeated plastic purchase, disposable plastic razor blades My first shave with the new razor went well, it has a safety design, so I did not cut/nick my face The shave was similar in result to a disposable […]

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Reusable Water Bottle

This is the beginning of a series of posts on what I and others are doing to reduce plastic waste. A reusable water bottle is something many people are aware of, and already practicing, but it is a good place to start and there are a few points worth making. I am mostly water, and […]

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Manicured Mansions and the Biodegradable Imperative

To travel through the developing world of Asia, is to travel through dust, mud, trash, the constant burning of wood, and unkept landscapes – Social media moments aside. To be fair, tourism routes do not always intersect the (upper) middle class suburbs and malls emerging in some developing countries, but I believe it is reasonable […]

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