Plastic bags!

The effects of plastic bags on the environment are truly devastating. We use an estimated 1 trillion each year! Recycling and burning produces toxic gases, while the bags in our oceans are very dangerous, often deadly, for sea life. Food storage bags aren’t much better as these also do not decompose and add to the […]

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Holidays

By the time Christmas arrives, we’ve already consumed all of the resources the planet was able to produce for the year. In 2016 this happened on August 8. We’ve been exceeding her ability to keep up with us since 1970! Remember, Christmas isn’t about buying stuff. Love Mother Earth and discover new ways to celebrate […]

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Chemicals, Chemicals Everywhere!

Most household chemicals pollute the environment and poison us, too! Experts have linked chemicals in the home to the increase in cancer and infertility rates over the past 60 years. This information is readily available all over reliable Internet sources – do a search – it is truly frightening! Educate yourself! A few examples below […]

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Waste

Lower the garbage you contribute to the planet. You can start by being aware of the products you buy and what about them will hit the landfill. What if there were a limit on the amount of waste you could contribute to the landfill every month? How could you work to reduce this? No Plastic […]

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Electricity Usage

Nearly half of the energy used in the United States is from home and commercial buildings. Imagine what a difference it would make to decreasing global warming if all of these buildings were using renewable energy! You can do your part in this by employing some of the practices listed below. Its easy! Green Energy […]

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Electronics

Manufacturers design most of our products to have a planned obsolescence. This way, we have to replace them and we keep the manufacturers in business. Unfortunately, with 7.5 billion people on the planet this amounts to tons of waste every year. Repair It -Repair the item instead of throwing it away and buying a new one. Recycle […]

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