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Month: October 2013

So Trashy ?>

So Trashy

The 2013 EcoChallenge has begun! And to celebrate, I started by digging through my trash. No, really, I did. But don’t worry, I wore gloves. Josh and I completed our waste audit yesterday to get ready for our 2013 Northwest Earth Institute EcoChallenge. That meant sorting through two weeks of trash (we left out the bathroom garbage for sanitary purposes) and identifying what we could avoid during the challenge and beyond. We also went through our recycling to identify items…

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How to eat out with food restrictions ?>

How to eat out with food restrictions

Awhile ago one of my co-workers asked me what he should order for a team lunch we were having. He heard that I avoid gluten and wanted to know if gluten free pizza would work because that seemed to be the easiest option. That’s when I smiled and told him I don’t eat dairy, so it would have to be gluten-free, cheese-less pizza. Oh, I said, it also needs to be vegetarian! After our exchange was over, I started to…

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2013 EcoChallenge ?>

2013 EcoChallenge

I’ve been a little absent on this blog lately for a few reasons, one of them being that I haven’t been inspired to write. It’s not because of a shortage of topics, because I still found myself jotting down ideas as they came, but when I tried to sit down and write, I didn’t feel inspired. Until now. Since we’ve moved to Portland I have had the privilege to meet and get to know two remarkable people who have been…

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