A beautiful reminder from @circularcathy
WHENEVER YOU DOUBT:
your own resilience, capabilities and strength,
look no farther than these plant cuttings
for inspiration and guidance.
They’ve been severed and broken into pieces,
forced away from their “home”
or their “mothers”
Yet time and time again
without hesitation or thought
they root and reroot
to ground themselves.
The law of nature teaches us
that you can pick yourself up
to start over again and again.
And that you can belong anywhere,
wherever that may be,
if you just have some faith.
[FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: 2 golden pothos, mint, some backyard foliage, holy basil, rosemary] ...
Coffee socks are my faaaaave coffee accessory. I haven’t bought a paper coffee filter in over a year.
Pictured here is my beloved Chemex, but I also just bought a ceramic, hand thrown pour over from Etsy (#shopsmall#supportartists ) & of course I had to buy a coffee sock to go with it. Coffee socks are made in Austin, Texas.
From @coffeesock : ”All filters are sewn and packaged by happy human beings making a fair and living wage. We are dedicated to keep manufacturing in the US and while it is currently not possible to obtain the 100% of the fabric that we need as US made, we are continually seeking that opportunity. Today our cotton is grown in Texas, India and Pakistan. All is GOTS certified Organic. GOTS also monitors labor practices and working conditions.”
(I drink @counterculturecoffee which have a transparent supply chain & are almost all organic. They create partnerships with their farmers, carbon offset, & have transparency reports on their website for you to see how much they purchase their beans for, their carbon emissions, etc.) ...
“Many humpback whale populations, previously devastated by commercial whaling, are making a comeback. Before you ask, it has nothing to do with the coronavirus.
The ban of commercial whaling in 1986 led to a strong recovery and now this population is thought to be around 93% of its original size.
If we consider only the Antarctic humpback whales that breed in Brazil, protecting this population alone has resulted in 813,780 tonnes of CO2 being stored in the deep sea.
On average a single whale stores around 33 tonnes of CO2, with the rising numbers of humpback whales means there is substantially less CO2 in the atmosphere.
With the these results, Humpback Whales are giving us remarkable hope for the planet”. ...
Waste Free Planet FREE Magazine- Issue 8 out now!
After a short delay we're happy to announce that Issue 8 is now out!
In this month's issue we have some great articles including:
• A low impact guide to getting seeds started for you garden.
• Exploring pre-loved items for your home.
• Two fantastic recipes; Crisp and Gooey Chickpea Fries plus Coconut-Chocolate Fudgy Blondies.
• 5 Ways to gain from what you already have.
• Visible mending, making a feature out of a flaw!
• DIY guide on making your own drawstring bags.
• A feature from our local community; zero waste and bulk essentials at @vessel_nundah
• A brilliant guest article about using the power of the wind to take you on adventure!
We hope you enjoy this latest issue, we are so excited to inspire many more in the community.
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Nog meer over zelf eten groeien, ook als je geen tuin of balkon hebt! Aan de onderkant van een kool zit zo’n ‘stem’. Snij die af (plus ongeveer 5cm van de kool). Leg die in een schaaltje met water voor een paar dagen. Dan zul je zien dat er wat blaadjes vanaf komen. Dan kun je hem in de aarde zetten, en een nieuwe kool zal terug groeien! Ik heb als pot zo’n tomaten bakje van de appie gebruikt (zie 2e foto), daar zitten namelijk al gaten in de onderkant. Ook een goeie manier om plastic te hergebruiken! •