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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

Plastic packaging — it’s not child’s play

Renee,

Kids’ toys are always packaged with at least 3 different kinds of plastics. Can I recycle these?

Amber

Amber,

Recycling is definitely not child’s play — it seems like the rules are always changing. The good news is that our local recycling facilities have really grown up and now [...]

Small appliance recycling

Renee,

Recently you sent us to see your husband Chris at Vogel Appliance to see if he could fix our toaster oven. Chris was quite helpful. Unfortunately, he determined that our “Frigidaire” is made by some other entity in China and parts are not available.  The old toaster oven will [...]

(Doggie) chew on this

Renee,

Any ideas for good dog chew toys that aren’t plastic (or my shoes)?

Amber

Hey Amber!

I hear there’s a new breed of dog just in time for the holiday. It’s a mix between a setter and a pointer and they call it a Poinsetter.

We’ll call today’s piece [...]

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