Unexpected Plastic Challenge at 6:00am

Plastic Challenge - Week One The start of a typical morning creates an unexpected plastic challenge. I pull out Cooper's harness, leash, and a poop bag. Suddenly, I am faced with my first plastic challenge - a plastic poop bag. Wow - the thought hits me... maybe I am more dependant on plastic than I think.  I walk Cooper at least twice a day if not 3 or 4 times a day AND he poops at least twice.  That's about 730 plastic poop bags. WOW - that's a lot of plastic. To put this into perspective I did a really quick search - it is estimated there are 69,926,000 domestic dogs in the US

By |2018-06-10T10:49:26+00:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: Plastic|0 Comments

Living with Less Plastic

On March 16, 2018, the Business Insider wrote an article, Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does to your body. About halfway through the article... "The World Health Organization says there's no clear evidence yet that microplastics are bad for us." REALLY?  I don't have a science degree and am not a doctor, but how can plastic particles be okay to ingest? And, what does it mean - no clear evidence?  Sounds a little link the tobacco industry's claim about smoking - no clear evidence it causes cancer. As

By |2018-06-09T21:09:11+00:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Plastic|0 Comments