Here's an idea: Take some plastic out of the waste stream. Sequesters some carbon too. And there are nine more cool innovations designed to replace plastic --those receiving the "Closed Loop** - Beyond the Bag Innovator" awards: https://www.closedlooppartners.com/beyond-the-bag-innovations/ **Per their website, "Closed Loop Partners is a New York based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity, project finance and an innovation center focused on building the circular economy."
I was reminded today of how very much I love this place and the people who live here. This montage of photos is offered as a gift: in deep gratitude for what we have. The photographs were taken at or within a few miles of my home here in Upper Lake.