Tags: japan

A town in Japan is on their way to producing ZERO waste

This is so impressive and inspiring! Kamikatsu, Japan is a small town of 1,700 people and ever since 2003 they’ve been working towards their goal of producing absolutely no waste by 2020. They currently separate all their trash into 34 different categories, composting their food waste. They have to wash everything, which is a hassle, […]

Help put an end to the Cove’s dolphin slaughter

When I first heard about the Cove a few years ago, I could hardly believe it. Dolphins are one of the most loved animals in the world, how are so many of them (around 20,000) getting captured and brutally killed every year?! For those of you who have been visiting FLC for some time now, […]

Massive victory for whales & the world!

When you share petition after petition after petition for years, you hope to one day hear the wonderful news that the change you’ve been waiting and wishing for has finally arrived. Well, today was that marvelous day! I woke up to this lovely news on my Facebook newsfeed this morning and have seen it everywhere […]

5 links & a video + thank you!

Thank you so much for the over 1,000 comments!! I waited a bit because I know the comment number counts my own comments as well, but I think I’m well beyond that point. You’re all so fantastic and each comment helps keep this blog and me going! And it’s about time I post a round-up […]

If I were to wrap a gift today…

I’d wrap it in these! Aren’t they beautiful? Plus they’re 100% organic cotton with soy-based inks. I saw these fabric wraps on Oh Joy! and was reminded of the best way to wrap a gift: furoshiki! In Japan, this method of wrapping and carrying around items has been popular for years, but only fairly recently […]