Earth Day 2011
April 18, 2011, 7:13 PM
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Earth Day is right around the corner- this Friday, April 22 to be exact. What is Earth Day? It started back in 1970 as a day to recognize the importance of a clean and healthy environment and to fight for it. Continue reading


Earth Hour

Earth Hour was last night at 8:30pm (local time) and, if 2010 is an indicator, this was the biggest Earth Hour yet. Don’t know what Earth Hour is? It’s when countries and individuals turn off their lights for one hour to make a statement against climate change. Continue reading

Green is Important

I know some may wonder why it is important to live a green lifestyle. Isn’t that kind of thing for environmentalists and Al Gore?  For the record I do not consider myself an environmentalist or an Al Gore groupie, I’m just someone who cares about where I live.  We need to take care of the earth for the same reason we  keep our apartments and houses clean,  so that we can live in them comfortably (well, at least most of us keep our houses clean). Continue reading

Hello world!
February 1, 2011, 6:25 PM
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My name is Kassandra. I’m starting this blog to write about ways to live an environmentally or “green” lifestyle.  I will post about different aspects of going green from transportation options, to products for your home and body, to food and packaging decisions. Some of these options can be expensive, but I will be posting options that are budget friendly. Continue reading