10 WAYS TO HELP THE EARTH IN APRIL AND EVERY MONTH

earth day tips - 10 easy things you can do

Here’s a few EASY things you can do to help our planet this month, and every day of the year! Pick from one of the options below: Stop the Junk Mail – check out the app Paperkarma as an easy way to reduce waste and access in your mailbox. Might help your budget as well. […]

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Solar & Wind COULD Power the U.S.

A new study finds that wind power and solar photovoltaics could by themselves meet 80 percent of all U.S. electricity demand. This chart from Reuters last week shows that power from wind and solar are already the cheapest sources of power. CREDIT: REUTERS Second, the study only examined how wind and solar could power the grid. In doing so, it found […]

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Turning Garbage into Eco-Bricks

Eco-bricks just may be the solution to all that plastic trash that litters the world. In many third world countries, where there are official dump or containment sites, plastic waste simply piles up in villages and clogs the lakes and seas. Now thanks to a simple, yet ingenious idea, plastic is being easily recycled by […]

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What is BPA and Why You Should Be Concerned

Bisphenol A (abbreviated BPA) is an organic compound with the formula (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2. Bisphenol A, commonly used in plastics and polyesters, has become controversial because it mimics estrogen and thus could induce unhealthy hormonal responses. Bisphenol A’s most popular use is in Polycarbonate plastic, which is clear and nearly shatter-proof. It is used to make a […]

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PUT SOME BIODIESEL IN MY BUG?

Thought this might be interesting to all of you, especially with the current fuel “Crisis”: A while back I read an article in Environmental News Network (online) about a group of women who were traveling across the US in a van that was powered by biodiesel – basically, their diesel engine was modified to convert […]

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Cows High on Pot Aren’t so Mad

Yes, we knew the title was catchy. What’s better, is it’s true. According a New Zealand pro-cannabis groups, there is scientific evidence that cannabis can stop the development of mad cow disease. According to the report, a French study showed cannabidiol might be effective in preventing bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), known as mad cow disease. […]

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Help defend the Endangered Species Act

The Interior Department has announced plans to undermine the Endangered Species Act by putting the responsibility of wildlife protection in the hands of federal agencies with little or no interest in protecting wildlife. The proposal would eliminate many current safeguards, including the routine scientific review of any agency action that may pose a threat to […]

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