Day 19 of Daily Footprint Project. The paper recycling basket keeps filling up.
The newspapers, I take responsibility for. Reading the papers in the morning gives me great pleasure, and I am not ready to let that indulgence go. At least, not yet. What troubles me is all the junk mail. Several times, I have discussed with Prad, my intention of registering with Green Dimes. Prad thinks the city already has a similar program, and why pay the $15 to Green Dimes? Well, I went on the city’s website and they do not have such a thing. Still, Prad thinks I have not gone far enough in my investigation. I should be calling and talk to a live body.
The result is, my resolve has waned, and I have given up on the whole junk mail bit. This morning, though, the basket came back into my field of consciousness. Flouting me with its pile of useless junk mail, that serves no purpose at all other than being a source of disagreement between me and husband. Shall I dare Prad and go ahead, pay the $15 to Green Dimes?
Daily Footprint Project Daily Log Day #19 Water personal: flush toilet 2 wash face 2 brush teeth 2 wash hands 5 shower 1 mom: rinse dishes communal: wash vegetables Electricity/gas personal: electric toothbrush 2 microwave tea 2’ microwave oatmeal 4’ microwave milk 2’ laptop on half day mom: communal: lights stir fry zucchinis stir fry fish Food personal: oatmeal with organic milk organic oranges tea organic milk organic chocolate organic raspberries mom: Starbucks fruit and cheese platter for Little Sister Whole Foods takeout mashed potatoes for Little Sister lunch out at restaurant with Little Sister communal: fried organic zucchinis fried wild fish with mushrooms Waste personal: toilet paper raspberries plastic box mom: communal: 3 newspaper plastic wrappers Recycling personal: mom: gave old clothes to Little Sister’s family communal: 2 papers junk mail Transportation personal: mom: communal: drive Little Sister to Turkey Trot 12 miles (stop at Starbucks on the way) drive to restaurant 4 miles (stop at Whole Foods on the way) Non food shopping personal: mom: communal: