Goodbye plastic!

October 12th, 2018

If you have ever gone to the supermarket then you are familiar with the sight of endless plastic bags.  Sometimes the bags are doubled as they can hardly accommodate the groceries.  There is hardly any Jamaican home that does not have a ‘stash’ of these plastic bags. Where do these bags usually end up? In [...]

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Are you taking care of your environment?

June 3rd, 2017

Recently I passed by a man who discarded his empty food container on the road.  It pained me to think that the man passed several garbage cans but thought that the road was simply the easiest place to dump his garbage. I happens all the time as persons feel it’s someone else’s problem while we [...]

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Bamboo Coal Anyone?

February 27th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer The unmistakable arch of bamboos that line the road of Holland Bamboo Avenue on the way to St. Elizabeth has become a cultural landmark that has been captured in film, canvas and poetry. The bamboos have a graceful beauty that belies its resilience. Bamboo has been used to [...]

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More Taxes for Tourists?

December 22nd, 2010

I know that it is not politically correct to say this but I think we should toot our horn a bit more!  Jamaica is a well sought after Caribbean destination and it’s about time we gain something more from the title, ‘World’s best Caribbean destination’.   How can we do this?  Well, since we have what they want [...]

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Let’s Clear the air!

December 1st, 2010

Smoking is one of those really annoying habits.   It seems to me that Jamaicans smoke a lot more than they used too!  Almost everywhere I go these days someone is smoking.  Now I don’t smoke and I would like to keep it that way, so if you have to light up, why not do it privately? What can be [...]

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Let’s ban plastic bags!

November 20th, 2010

When you go to the supermarket and the cashier reaches for a bag, do you automatically think you are killing the environment? Well imagine this; plastic bags can last 400 years before they decompose! This means that it is extremely difficult to erase them from our landfills. Consider too the risk they pose to our [...]

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  • Fashion on a budget!
  • Sugar free – is it feasible?
  • Car Repairs on a budget
  • Live Debt free!
  • Are you taking care of the environment?
  • Be careful of scams!
  • No more plastic!
  • Water Woes – are you conserving?
  • Are those gadgets worth the cost?