Once again the year is coming to a close. Various holiday traditions and media messaging urge us to reflect and consider what we will resolve to do better next time around. Having learned from years past, and borrowing from the mass experience of the U.S. (and possibly the world) population, I say with confidence that the list must be short and the actions simple. Long lists of lofty resolutions seem to be seldom resolved. Instead, I call to arms all dedicated pet owners to pledge to a simple change that could yield enormous impact. I speak of recycling pet food cans. Continue reading
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As a lifelong cat owner/devotee and a recent student of sustainable business, I have become increasingly aware of the environmental impact of pet ownership. In 2009 I read an article hosted by New Scientist which left me with feelings of guilt that caused me to hang my head in shame. I was shocked to read that my early onset “cat-lady” syndrome and my resultant (somewhat obsessive) relationship with my feline companion was contributing to the degradation of the environment at rates equal to SUV ownership.