Pret a Manger is opening in Boston. It’s a little taste of London down the street from my office. I wonder how Americanized the menu will be. I want an egg mayo with watercress!!!

In “third home” news, Brookline has banned Styrofoam, and may also ban non-compostable plastic bags. Yayyyy, Brookline. I hope this becomes a trend!

Tomorrow is America Recycles Day, by the way. As communities still struggle in Sandy’s aftermath, pledge to recycle more!

And while we’re talking about recycling: If you’ve started thinking about holiday shopping, there are lots of great “green” gifts made of recycled materials. Check out these sites:

Uncommon Goods

Treehugger Gift Guide

Ten Thousand Villages