Archive for August, 2007





Making Change Happen One Bag at a Time


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Yes! I finally got to see The Little Green Bag Project in action. The Whole Foods in Mount Pleasant was swarming with Saturday traffic, and Jennifer and Mike were handing out bags to anyone willing to use them. As the bags went out, and the donations rolled in, it became clear that this project is […]


Green News and Notes


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Here are a few interesting and newsworthy links from the outer reaches of the green Web… Not sure why switching from plastic bags to reusable bags is a good idea? Read this article… via Boing Boing. NPR consistently provides solid and enlightening reporting about the environment. On Friday, I caught a really interesting segment on […]


3 Green Events This Weekend


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While you’re enjoying a much needed break from your weekly rush, take some time to step out and attend a green event this weekend. Here are three: The Little Green Bag Project will be handing out bags at the Whole Foods in Mount Pleasant at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning (August 18th). Stop by and […]


Thursdays


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My boys have learned the days of the week early in life, because of Thursdays. “Yes sweeties,” I explain, “On Thursdays the trucks drive down our street.” It’s quite the spectacle. We don’t listen to music during breakfast. We dare not miss the first hiss of their brakes. We run out the front door. First, […]


Weekly Trashed


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This week’s Trashed isn’t in your face like previous installments, but rather delicate…almost artistic. I imagine the resident adjusting the composition in an effort to make their ode to ignorance complete.  A little styrofoam here, some yard waste there, balance the cardboard box on top – perfect! Check out the Weekly Trashed archives for more.


Mt. Pleasant Council Considering Purchase of Mason Property


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Quoted from today’s Post & Courier: Town Council voted Tuesday to negotiate to buy 43 acres on the northern side of Shem Creek from developers who plan a marina and condominiums on the property. As a resident of Mt. Pleasant, I’m happy to see Town Council actively working to preserve land; especially water front property. […]


Sensibly Green :: Reusability


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Sensibly Green – creating green habits one step at a time. Instead of tossing out that bottle, ask can it be reused first? You may be missing a chance to reorganize the garage or creating materials for a fun project with the kids. More often than not, after a good cleaning, everyday items can be […]


Surprising Recyclables :: Little Tikes Wagon


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One side effect of my personal greenification is that I now question everything I use, own, and buy. Did I really need this? Can it be reused? Can it be recycled? Did my weed eater just melt a glacier? It’s really quite nerve racking. Because of this, I often find myself looking for recyclables that […]


Many South Carolina Rivers Unsafe for Recreation


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Before you jump in for a swim or embark on a fun day of kayaking in rivers across South Carolina, you may want to check the water quality. According to a study released by the South Carolina Sierra Club Water Committee, 31 percent of the waterways in South Carolina are unsafe for recreation due to […]


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