Practically Green: To cut back on waste, ask ‘What would Wilders do?’

by Ivory Soap on 12/10/2010

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The children and I listen to audio books in the car, and this month, it’s “Farmer Boy” by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

I’m absolutely blown away by their greenness.

The theme that keeps repeating over and over is “waste is sinful.” When Almanzo feeds candy to the pig, he worries that he will get in trouble for “wasting candy on a pig.” And when he’s carrying eggnog to the field workers, he is careful not to spill because “waste is sinful.”

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