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  • Mood: Defeated
  • Listening to: "A Beautiful Indifference" - Rise Against
  • Reading: Wired Love: A Romance of Dots and Dashes
  • Watching: Nodame Cantabile
  • Drinking: Water

So this is my first time every posting a youtube video on dA but I found that the song expresses the emotions that I’m feeling at the moment and really add to the story I’m about to tell you.

So I have been working at Subway for the last three months. I’m getting along well with all the employees and the manager really seems to value me as an employee. Anyways, in the lobby of the store we have one of those garbage can that has a separate compartment for plastic bottles that has a Coca-cola recycling sign that say “give it back” or something to that affect but those bottle just get thrown out with the rest of the trash.

Being an environmentalist and having spent the last four years of my life studying Environmental Governance, this was really starting to bug me so I went to the manager and nicely asked her if we could start recycling the bottles. She simply replied that that was just so the customers think that we recycle. When I continued to push the issue, she said that recycling doesn’t really matter and there is no guarantee that it’s even going to get recycled. I told her that I knew this but at least there was a least we tried. Then she got very nasty with me so I just back down but the more I thought about it, the more it began to bother me. I really don’t know what the problem is with recycling a few bottles, recycling is FREE here. I want to do something but I don’t know what I can do....


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Fun Facts about Me
1. I love politics! I often refer to it as my first love. I discovered environmental studies the following year and it turned out to be my true love but politics is forever in my heart.
2. I want to be Prime Minister one day.
3. I’m studying Environmental Governance in university.
4. I love animals. I have an interest in endangered and extinct species. My favourite animal is a polar bear and I have a soft spot for elephants.
5. I love animal print and feathers (and I liked them before they were cool).
6. I love foreign films, B movies, and classic films.
7. I’m a punk at heart.
8. My mom always says, that if I was born in the 70’s, I would have made a good hippy.
9. I am an environmentalist that could be described as an ecocentric, pessimistic sustainable developer.
10. My hero is Nicola Tesla.
11. My wardrobe is vegan (except for a few wool sweaters and a jacket) but I am not a vegetarian or a vegan.
12. My favourite author is H. G. Wells.
13. I live by this quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
14. I love chocolate and cheesecake.
15. If you want to know anything else about me just ask me! I don't bite!

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full-moon-born Featured By Owner 11 hours ago
Thank you for the watch :)
Greenpolarbear47 Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
Because-Im-Pink Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! <3
Greenpolarbear47 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
Because-Im-Pink Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
VirtualManectric Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the :+fav:!
Greenpolarbear47 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
RubioWolf Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fave! :D
Greenpolarbear47 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
Elleyferranis Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014   Artisan Crafter
Ty so much for faving my plushies!~ I will be making more cute stuff like them in the future so I hope you will visit again!
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