Sustainable building in New Mexico

What is sustainable building? If you could build a home that produced all it's own electricity, was heated by the sun and stayed cool in the summer passively why would you build any other way? I came to New Mexico last year to learn about Earthships and have seen that people have been building this … Continue reading Sustainable building in New Mexico

What to do with all that packaging?

I have a new addiction in my life that has taken hold of me, and it is not drugs or alcohol. My new addiction is bike packing, it combines two of my favorite things (back packing and biking) while being a great way to explore new areas and enjoy nature. I've always loved traveling by … Continue reading What to do with all that packaging?

Food Waste and P.U.M. in the kitchen

Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year ( about 1.3 billion tons) gets lost or wasted. That is nearly 680 billion US$ in industrialized countries and 310 billion US$ in developing countries worth of food being thrown out, lost or wasted. This is an unimaginable amount of … Continue reading Food Waste and P.U.M. in the kitchen

The 5 best places to find PUM

Everywhere I look there is potentially useful material. It is not something that can be clearly defined because it can be just about anything in the hands of the right person. I have found that there are a few places that it tends to accumulate in higher concentrations. Listed here are the top 5 places … Continue reading The 5 best places to find PUM

Potentially Useful Material

Convenience and consumption have come to dominate our society which has led to waste being accepted as normal. So many things we use get tossed in the garbage destined for a landfill without a second thought. This disposability mindset is a dangerous one that comes with serious consequences. It pollutes the environment and disconnects us … Continue reading Potentially Useful Material