Entries from May 2008

Two steps forward…

one step back We all know we should use these “low energy” light bulbs, even if they look a little funny, we use them because we love the earth. We’ve heard the hype (direct from the ge website): • Save $36-$59 on energy bills over the life of the bulb • Last 8-10 times longer […]

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See! Cutting Down on Plastic is Good for You ~ Thank you, Ikea!

In a bid to become more eco-friendly, last March, Ikea’s U.S. division started to charge 5 cents per bag for going plastic. The alternative for customers was to either bring in their own bags or buy $0.59 reusable ones from Ikea. After one year, the company reports that the response was exceptional. Ikea’s initial goal […]

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Mother Earth’s favorite veggie

In Fort Bragg, CA mushrooms are being discussed beyond the scope of pizza toppings. Turkey tail and oyster mushrooms (pictured above) have been used in the cleaning up of oil spills, through a process called bioremediation. Bragg locals are proposing their town be the pilot study to see if these mushrooms can treat the dioxin […]

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Pollution in Numbers

46,000 Estimated number of floating plastic pieces per square mile (2.6 sq km) of ocean, according to a 2006 U.N. study source (time.com) [ generic name for viagra | counterfeit viagra | free viagra in the uk | cialis canadian | viagra suppliers | pfizer viagra | viagra soft tabs 100 mg | cialis daily […]

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