We found this link on http://www.plasticbagfreevictoria.org.au - looks like a fun and sustainable rainy day activity.
How frustrating and what a huge waste of paper to print content from a web page! A year or so ago I was pointed in the direction of PrintFriendly.com and ever since have used it on occasions when a printed copy was needed. All you need to do is copy the web address you want to print; go into www.printfriendly.com, paste the address into the URL box provided and voila, a print friendly copy which can then be printed or downloaded as a pdf file.
From PrintFriendly's web site... "The PrintFriendly Story" - Web pages usually look terrible when printed, and waste tons of paper and ink. It's bad for your wallet and the environment. In 2009, I had had enough, and set to work on solving the problem with PrintFriendly.com. The PrintFriendly team is Taylor Norrish(Founder, Customer Support, and Light Tech Stuff) and Manu Janardhanan (Programming, Servers, and Serious Tech Stuff).'
Do you know that there are 'green hacks' and 'digital green hacks'... and that you can find digital green hacks at http://bienvivreledigital.orange.fr (in French... need to click to translate).
Digital green hacks are keen on 'e-cleaning' and adopt practices such as
On our 'Links' page you will find a link to the 'Ecoportal'. The Ecoportal's 'Articles' page is a wonderful source of light ideas. Articles are written for and sourced from the weekly 'Living Lightly' column in the Border Mail. 'Light Ideas' abound! You can also subscribe to the Living Lightly mailing list from this page.
On December 2nd, 'The Joy of Op Shopping' by 'eco-friendly Mum Melissa Kane', featured in the Living Lightly column. It's well worth reading through the articles!
Here's the direct link to the 'Living Lightly' articles on Ecoportal - http://ecoportal.net.au/articles/
Luke Davies' Recycled String Band - 'Recycle and Reuse'
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