weekly reads

This week’s roundup of interesting, thought-provoking, and inspiring reads.

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds | The New Yorker

Great article talking about confirmation bias and studies related to it.

Personal solutions can’t save the planet | TreeHugger

My favorite writer at TreeHugger talks about what you actually need to do to make a difference for the environment. Watch the video, read the articles she reviews, and see what you think.

How Plastic Bottles Benefit ExxonMobil | The Huffington Post

We need to get rid of single-use, disposable plastics. Start by removing them from your daily life.

Cutting food waste helps companies profit | Grist

Reducing food waste will help the world in so many ways, including a company’s bottom line.

10 simple ways to break free from worrying too much | be more with less

Very doable solutions if you’re a constant worrier. I can use some of this advice.

Make your own delicious, beautiful raisins | TreeHugger

No dehydrator needed! It’s easy to make your own dried fruits without any special equipment.