I keep forgetting to remind you, Dear Readers, that the Blog Roll to the Right is pretty darn good. Enjoy the content at your own risk!
To be honest, I have no personal problem with finding alternatives to single-use plastic. I grew up before oil products were used for everything and don't think it the end of the world finding more environmentally friendly alternatives. But how do we bring these things to the Third World nations that thrive on plastics and are responsible for most of the wastage?
Cardboard boxes were what we used to cart piles of groceries home from the store or on trips. Dad was an environmentalist well before it was the fashion, simply due to his understanding of nature. Fresh food we picked up from local farmer stands. I can remember packing up months of tinned and cooking groceries to take up to our cottage. Cloth bags were common as were sturdy brown paper bags.
And so, here we are, 100 years later with what to show for it?
The original cartoon.
Heaven on earth.
One of my favourite mottoes: