Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 08-12-2007, 02:22 PM   #11
KnittingNat
Instepping Out
 
KnittingNat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Posts: 2,397
Thanks: 770
Thanked 871 Times in 832 Posts
Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
Nat, if you don't have recycling there are things you can do to help that don't really cost money or much at all anyway. If you work take your lunch in something like tupperware so you don't have any trash waste. Use vinegar and baking soda for cleaning when you can, etc. Every little bit helps. You might also if you can send a letter or get all your earth friendly friends to send letters or approach a city council..not sure how your country works.
Thanks, Jan! I do actually take my lunch in a box . The problem is that Israel is lots of years behind on the recycling issue. People are like "oh, we have plastic bags - cool! Let's use them as much as possible!". When i mentioned that i'd prefer to get cloth diapers whenever i have a baby (i can get some on eBay), everyone looked at me like i dropped from the moon or something... Nobody can realize the mount of diapers each baby produces There is a "green" student society in my university, but the biggest thing they've achieved was that the cafeterias won't sell coffee in plastic cups. But I promise to try my best!
__________________
Good things come in small packages...Unless it's YARN!
I'm KnittingNat on Ravelry
OTN: CPH, Pi Shawl, Sculptured Lace scarf, Austmann for DH, Baby blanket.
KnittingNat is offline   Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Finished products... :) TEMA What'cha Knittin'? 11 03-11-2011 10:31 PM
Eco-friendly RED-HEART?!?!?! holamiis General Knitting 6 10-08-2008 11:01 PM
Products you stand behind Hildegard_von_Knittin The Lounge 46 03-03-2008 08:58 PM
A friendly suggestion ladyindica2000 General Knitting 14 04-01-2006 11:23 AM
Environmentally friendly products.. Jan in CA General Knitting 3 12-13-2005 11:24 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:04 AM.