Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sandy Bauers

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Sandy Bauers has worked as an editor and a reporter at The Inquirer for more than two decades. She has covered features and news, and in 2006 was named the environment reporter. She lives on three acres in northern Chester County with her husband, two cats, a large vegetable garden and a flock of pet chickens.

GreenSpace - her column and blog - looks at how you to reduce your carbon footprint in everyday life. The column (below, with related links) appears every other Monday.

The GreenSpace blog is updated regularly.


Read Sandy's blog Green Living
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Emily Main was trying so hard to stay off plastic, and she thought it might not be so difficult. But after the second day of her plastic-free challenge, she came home and unlocked her apartment door with a plastic electronic key. She switched on her plastic TV with its plastic remote. She put a plastic-coated dishwasher tablet in the mostly plastic dishwasher, ate dinner with a plastic-handled knife, and wound up writing about it all by typing on a plastic keyboard.
Lighting is changing fast. Incandescents as we know them are on the way out. It may be confusing for a while. But in the end, your wallet will thank you. And so will the planet.

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