Musings on garbage

by Stan Hirst Sitting at my kitchen window and staring out at the North Shore street view on a promising spring day, I was struck by three things – how profoundly our lives have been impacted by something measuring just 0.000000089 metre in diameter; how fortunate I am to be living in a society where… Continue reading Musings on garbage

Stuff, stuff and more stuff

by Bev Krush George Carlin’s classic stand-up routine on TV about the importance of ‘Stuff’ in our lives says it all. And he said it way back in 1986! We clearly have a growing problem with Stuff. With just 6% of the world’s population, North America currently consumes 30% of the world’s resources and creates… Continue reading Stuff, stuff and more stuff


by Erlene Woollard Have you noticed lately what is happening in the world’s oceans? If not, please take the time to do so. A good place to start would be the website of the Plastic Oceans Foundation, a global network of independent not-for-profits and charitable organizations, united in their aims to change the world’s attitude… Continue reading PLASTIC HERE TO STAY: THERE IS NO AWAY!