I AM SWINGING WITH THE SCYTHE to harvest green plant material for compost and next year's crops. New nutrients and soil are needed to maintain the cultivation beds. They are also easier to maintain if they consist of lighter soil than if you have to struggle with chopping in heavy clay soil.
WHEN IT COMES TO MUSHROOMS, I have at some point long ago decided to only pick chanterelles as an edible mushroom. Boletusand other mushrooms I leave there. I have bad experience of trying myself out and most of it is either a disgusting texture or bad taste. I tried lemon yellow mucus for a year, I will not do it again, nor will cauliflower mushrooms be more on my dining table, it tastes cozy, as my niece put it.
IN THE SPING OF 2021, COOP (the swedish cooperative food store chain) replaced its disposable plastic bags in the vegetable department with paper bags. Look how good! it says with COOP's green color on the brown bag. It is enough to read it and you will be happy that someone thinks about the environment and sustainability. Now we are moving forward towards a change!
WHAT DOES SHAVING HAVE TO DO WITH A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE?
The shaving tools available on the market today are more or less disposable items. You keep the stem, but the blades that only last a few times are thrown away when they are worn. It means a huge material consumption throughout life. Imagine using two blades a week for 70 years. There will be 7280 disposable blades through life!! In addition, the models are replaced, so you will have to change the entire razor several times in life to be compatible with the changes. The blades for your old razor will no longer fit after a few years and they are not available for purchase. This is what it looks like in the wear and tear society we have created and which we today call development and progress.
Disposable razors do not work to shave off a long beard or even a week's stump. Then the hairs get stuck in between the blades and you have to constantly change to new ones because they are almost impossible to clean.