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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Eat, Drink & Be Merry on Earth Day

Earth Day in the new millenium has a whole new look when it comes to celebrating. Consider the Zero-Waste Cocktail Concept, which is "...a glass full of booze without a stirrer. Seriously. And if that isn’t impressive enough, Bacardi just announced an initiative to remove all straws and stirrers from company and sponsored events, resulting in the elimination of 1 million straws and stirrers from landfills....a mai tai drink is no longer served with a miniature paper parasol....a Bloody Mary without snacks on a toothpick...Earth-friendly drink...composts the lemon rind after making limoncello, and another drink because it’s missing ice, and served just below room temp...and...a bar that washes stuff...with One dip in grey water and one dip in not-so grey water."

Then there is a vineyard in California that uses "Hard-Working Worms Save Energy, Regenerate Water & Win Over Fans This Earth Day". Yep, Fetzer Vineyards has corralled billions of worms through the  BIDA® wastewater treatment system to clean up the winery's process water:

And, if beer is more to your liking (beyond the environmentally friendly greywater and bongwater varieties previously described by the RWC), check out these beers.

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We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
~ Author Kurt Vonnegut

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