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The safety and preservation of our planet has become a growing concern for people all around the world. Try Peas is a blog dedicated to providing news, views, and information on ways that we can help try to save the environment. We appreciate hearing from you, so feel free to join the conversation!

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Five Reusable Products to Reduce Waste
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by Bianca Cimini When it comes to saving the environment, every little bit counts. While it may be easy to think that whatever you are doing in your life will not affect the greater good of the whole, that couldn’t be any further from the truth. What you do to reduce waste and your carbon footprint does matter, and it can be as simple as a few changes at home. Take a look at these five small changes you can make that will have a positive impact on the environment.  #1: Invest in a reusable water bottle. Instead of buying bottled, fill your own. There are a ton of great options online. Many people opt for the stainless steel reusable bottles.  #2: Bring your own bags shopping. Invest in 3-5 large canvas bags to bring to the grocery store and/or farmer’s market. You’ll eliminate the need for plastic bags.  #3: Stock up on mason jars. If you buy food in bulk (think: beans, rice, lentils, etc.) bring mason jars with […]

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“J’Aime Claude Beau Chien” (for all dog owners and dog lovers)
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 I am a dog lover.  I grew up with a miniature poodle, and while raising my own family, had a beagle and a border collie.  I loved them all, but none as much as my silver standard poodle, “J’Aime Claude Beau Chien,” his pedigree name.   Claude, or “Claudie” as he was affectionately called by all, was not your typical dog.  He lived the life of a much adored child in our home.  He was never boarded, he was never without a family member, (with the exception of his monthly two hour stay at the groomer,)   he was at my father’s side while he was sick, and at my mother’s side since my dad passed, more than 12 years ago.  Claude was with us from the time he was eight weeks old.  He came from “Jateko Breeders” and a long line of champions. He was well trained after one week and never had a misstep.  As a puppy he would sleep on my head, so my hair was against his body.  […]

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Airports Just Got Greener
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by Sarah Howell When you think of environmentally friendly habitats, you would not normally think of airports. But LAX and Chicago’s O’Hare airport are happy to turn that line of thinking on its head. Both LAX and O’Hare International recently received rewards at the Airports Going Green convention in Chicago. The annual gathering promotes information regarding sustainability efforts and gives the aviation and airport industry a chance to immerse themselves in the world of going green. LAX was recognized for the airport’s nature preserve at LAX protecting the endangered El Segundo Blue Butterfly, and O’Hare was recognized for the apiary that not only promotes beekeeping, but also provides jobs for ex-offenders. Also during this year’s conference, there was a fashion show that featured designs from repurposed materials, such as seat-back covers that were donated from United Airlines as a part of its Eco-Skies program. The Chicago Department of Aviation announced during the conference that a travel center and fueling station would be build on vacant, city-owned property near O’Hare. The […]

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