I'm really passionate about my own carbon footprint, and while I reluctantly contribute to environmental pollution because of modern living, I do my best to reduce my own small effect.  Sometimes I touch on how my work and life in general impact on the environment and what I do to mitigate this impact in my normal daily life.

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    Protect The Environment And Don't Pour Acrylic Paint Down The Drain

    I love acrylic paint as a medium. It's vibrant and flexible enough for different techniques. Acrylic though is plastic paint. When we paint with acrylics, we rinse our brushes in a tub of water. Each time we rinse, we deposit acrylic particles in the water . If you pour all this down the drain, gradually over time there will be a build up of acrylic sludge. It's not good for your drain and it's definitely not good for the environment.