Washington, DC


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“Dear PoPville,

Curious what people in DC are doing at an individual level to change their habits and their impact on the earth.

For example, today, I hung out my laundry, used captured rainwater to water my plants, purchased toilet paper in a paper wrapper, turned my thermostat up to 78F, re-used a ziploc freezer bag, ate no meat, and collected all my food scraps for composting at the Farmer’s Market and searched in vain for a place to refill my laundry and dish-soap containers.

What else are people doing or where are they shopping to decrease their waste and carbon footprint?

Thanks,
Father of Two Kids with Little Faith in Humanity to Make the Right Decisions for Future Generations”

Ed. Note: I’m hearing from a lot of folks interested in solar panels and composting. I’d say that’s the top two things I see from other DC folks.

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