Thursday, December 27, 2007


In the past two years of serving on this book award committee I have read enough environmental nonfiction to convince me that we are bad, bad people who are killing the planet.

So, I have been making a conscious effort to start taking baby steps toward living in a more environmentally responsible way. To help me with this I have been reading several environmental blogs and have signed up for several newsletters. The Sierra Club puts out a newsletter/blog that you can either subscribe to or do as an RSS feed. Yesterday, the tip was something I can do on my cell phone (now permanently attached to me) and since I thought it was interesting I decided to share.

Be an informed eater: If you're torn between the trout and the halibut, text 30644 with the message "FISH" and the type you're considering to learn which is the more sustainable choice (

1 comment:

Kanga said...

Being green can get addictive. I went on a environmental retreat and just pledged to recycle my aluminum cans (I was a terrible soda-drinker at the time.) No we religiously (and I mean that word almost literally) recycle paper, plastic, cardboard and glass. My town does not have curbside recycle, so we have to haul it a little way, but hey, we're doing our little bit to help, I hope. Thanks for the tip on this service.