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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

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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



No More Trash

Waste,as defined by the dictionary, means to use or expand carelessly. This includes throwing away food that could have easily been eaten,not recycling,  and generating unnecessary garbage. Continue reading



Recycling
February 17, 2011, 2:39 PM
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Last time I posted about avoiding bottled water. Today, a related topic- recycling.  Most of us know that recycling glass and plastic bottles, as well as aluminum cans, can be a way to get extra cash. But what about other items around your home? 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