Now that Tax Day is behind us, what better time than the present for a little spring file cleaning both at work and at home. We want to remind you to recycle the folders and documents that you no longer need and to shred only information-sensitive documents.
Why? Shredding (or manually tearing) paper lowers its quality for recycling. Think before you shred, because it could mean the difference between that piece of paper being recycled into a well-read book instead of a disposable napkin!
Talking of paper waste I bought 2 cream eggs at Rite Aid this week and received an absurd receipt that was 28 inches long!
I tried pointing out the outrageous waste to the sales person who just shrugged and suggested I throw it in the trash totally missing the point…*sigh*
I'm a freckly red head, originally from London now living in LA with 2 pale children. Frankly with our coloring we have no business being such an outdoorsy family and living in southern California.
I grew up in a time when factor 8 sun milk was considered the best protection available to combat the hot rays of a holiday in southern Spain, that lead to 3rd degree burns and the rest of the vacation spent in the shade of our apartment.
As a family we love to be outside, going to the beach, camping, swimming & hiking. We can't completely avoid the sun (nor should we) but taking sensible measures to avoid unnecessary UV damage is a priority.
How do we do that? By staying in the shade in the middle of the day, wearing sun protective clothing (that's why I created Sunny Sleevez), a broad brimmed hat, UV rated sunglasses, using chemical-free broad spectrum sun screen on exposed areas & eating a healthy diet with as few chemicals as possible & lots of antioxidants.
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Those ridiculously long receipts bother me too…