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Eric Stallsmith's Blog – June 2008 Archive (3)

50 people who could save the earth

I came accross this interesting article where I learned about people making a difference. check it out for yourself!

Added by Eric Stallsmith on June 19, 2008 at 12:26am — 1 Comment

Rocky Mountain Institute

I am sure that many of you are familiar with the Rocky Mountain Institute founded by Hunter Lovins and Amory B. Lovins.



They tackle the tough questions and they prove to those that will listen that IT SAVES MONEY TO CONSERVE. I like these guys because they are clearly correct and they work to make things happen by eliminating obstacles.



The issues they tackle are the big ones. If you have some time then study their very good website. I personally believe that they think… Continue

Added by Eric Stallsmith on June 19, 2008 at 12:15am — No Comments

conservation - the cheapest, easiest, and quickest way to become greener!

I don't seem to hear all of the stories on conservation that I would think that you would. Conserving is something that can be done right away and by everybody.



I know we have all heard about the ghost loads of televisions, xboxes, etc. It is just a shame that all that energy goes to waste.



A 10 year old boy saved monroe county indiana 25k per year. He told them to turn off their computers at night. LOL



It seems like there is more attention to the production end… Continue

Added by Eric Stallsmith on June 16, 2008 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

I’m dreaming of a green Christmas

No matter how snowy it is where you live, you can have a green Christmas — even though the season is rife with over-consumption. Each year in the U.S., approximately $75 billion is spent on Christmas gifts, 1.9 billion cards are sent and 20.8 million trees are cut. This year, [...]

Lose the plastic tablecloth

Renee,

Are plastic table coverings recyclable?  We were in charge of recycling at a recent parish festival and were able to recycle all the usual items: cardboard, glass, cups, cans, and bottles.  But when we were asked about the table coverings, we weren’t sure how to answer and thought you [...]

Recycling and bicycling: helmets

Renee,

I recently bought a new bicycle helmet to replace my “expired” helmet.  My old helmet cannot be reused by anyone, but can old bicycle helmets be recycled somewhere? 

Rita

Rita,

I dedicate this Ask Renee to the Indiana cyclists who have recently lost their lives while riding and their [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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