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firefox_fan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-11-07 10:44 AM
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1. Even better for your health and recycling: no coffee...
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  -My little waste-reduction scheme: homemade coffee, filtered water K8-EEE  Jul-11-07 10:42 AM   #0 
  - Even better for your health and recycling: no coffee...  firefox_fan   Jul-11-07 10:44 AM   #1 
  - Heresy!  TahitiNut   Jul-11-07 10:48 AM   #3 
  - I agree.. Life would not be worth living without coffee  notadmblnd   Jul-11-07 10:50 AM   #4 
  - A day without my quad mocha grande is like a day without ...  TahitiNut   Jul-11-07 10:54 AM   #10 
     - Hey, are you addicted to coffee? LOL :-)  firefox_fan   Jul-11-07 11:24 AM   #29 
        - Yep. And I enjoy every sip and swallow. Coffee and chocolate - nature's way of saying ...  TahitiNut   Jul-11-07 11:29 AM   #33 
           - the only thing missing is the mint.  notadmblnd   Jul-11-07 02:05 PM   # 
  - don't touch my coffee  radfringe   Jul-11-07 11:02 AM   #21 
  - Even not drinking coffee you'll still die.  Beelzebud   Jul-11-07 10:52 AM   #7 
  - Sorry but I love coffee :) And so does my garden!  K8-EEE   Jul-11-07 10:53 AM   #8 
  - Do you just dump the grounds right into the garden  cally   Jul-11-07 11:58 AM   #42 
     - I use them both ways (the Starbucks by my house gives them to me)  K8-EEE   Jul-11-07 12:59 PM   #46 
  - i have lived 46 1/2 wonderful years without ingesting the swill.  QuestionAll   Jul-11-07 10:59 AM   #15 
  - My grandma's 86 and she drinks coffee . . .  Lex   Jul-11-07 11:05 AM   #24 
  - My grandparents were lifelong coffee drinkers and died in their late eighties.  kestrel91316   Jul-11-07 11:49 AM   #39 
     - good for them, and to each their own...  QuestionAll   Jul-11-07 12:19 PM   #44 
  - Eeeekkkkkkk!  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-11-07 11:01 AM   #19 
  - Coffee is good for you -- read the research.  SmokingJacket   Jul-11-07 11:25 AM   #31 
  - I'm in LA too K8 - I think about it all the time and wonder what to do.  shance   Jul-11-07 10:47 AM   #2 
  - Good for you. We have started two compost piles, and recycle all  5X   Jul-11-07 10:50 AM   #5 
  - I use a Brita pitcher and it seems to do a good job  RedEarth   Jul-11-07 10:50 AM   #6 
  - Great suggestion!  K8-EEE   Jul-11-07 10:54 AM   #11 
  - thanks, can you explain a little more?  Stephanie   Jul-11-07 10:56 AM   #14 
  - Here's a site that sells reusable bottles  RedEarth   Jul-11-07 11:03 AM   #23 
     - The Nalgene issue only applies to the Lexan bottles. The older HDPE versions aren't  Gormy Cuss   Jul-11-07 11:48 AM   #38 
     - thanks!  Stephanie   Jul-11-07 02:05 PM   #47 
  - Or use a Nalgene bottle  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jul-11-07 11:20 AM   #27 
  - I do that too...  Blue Belle   Jul-11-07 10:54 AM   #9 
  - Good point!  K8-EEE   Jul-11-07 10:55 AM   #12 
     - Actually, the fair trade coffee is cheaper...  Blue Belle   Jul-11-07 11:57 AM   #41 
  - Britta for the win!  DS1   Jul-11-07 10:55 AM   #13 
  - Our DFA Orange County group  xxqqqzme   Jul-11-07 10:59 AM   #16 
  - It costs more to buy the filter that attaches to the faucet but it's great if you have  OregonBlue   Jul-11-07 11:00 AM   #17 
  - The under-sink filters  Turbineguy   Jul-11-07 11:13 AM   #25 
  - Check cost of filters before you purchase and install  frazzled   Jul-11-07 11:13 AM   #26 
     - I have an under the sink filter that I replace once a year  cally   Jul-11-07 12:06 PM   #43 
  - An essential product:  TransitJohn   Jul-11-07 11:00 AM   #18 
  - OMG -- MADE IN THE USA TOO....I NEED ONE!  K8-EEE   Jul-11-07 11:21 AM   #28 
  - I read that Nalgene (my backpacking mainstay, sob!) is the BAD #7  kestrel91316   Jul-11-07 11:54 AM   #40 
     - check your bottle  TransitJohn   Jul-11-07 12:28 PM   #45 
        - Cool!  kestrel91316   Jul-11-07 02:19 PM   #48 
  - We have a machine  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-11-07 11:02 AM   #20 
  - more tips  kineneb   Jul-11-07 11:03 AM   #22 
  - You can use even less water if you get a water bottle with a wide mouth.  Lars39   Jul-11-07 11:24 AM   #30 
  - Good for you!  Matsubara   Jul-11-07 11:26 AM   #32 
  - I have an inline filter to my fridge water dispensor.  Opposite Reaction   Jul-11-07 11:30 AM   #34 
  - Have you seen Apple's new ICOFFEEMAKER? It's awesome!  firefox_fan   Jul-11-07 11:33 AM   #35 
  - The LA water, though safe enough, is pretty much undrinkable as it  kestrel91316   Jul-11-07 11:47 AM   #36 
  - Andy Rooney just did a spot on bottled water  zalinda   Jul-11-07 11:48 AM   #37 
 

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