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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

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Hey! Does the recycle symbol on a package mean that it is made from recycled materials or that I can recycle it?

Carin

Hey Carin!

The answer is yes. The recycle symbol means both of those things.

Marketers are using the symbol more and more now, which can be misleading. [...]

Who moved my bin?

Renee,

I’ve used the recycling bins located in the parking lot of Sam’s Club on 86th Street for several years. I went to drop off recycling this morning, and all the bins were gone. Can you tell me if they’ve been relocated, and if so, where?

Thanks,

Patricia

Patricia,

I [...]

Recycle, don’t recharge

Where do you recycle just plain old, regular alkaline batteries?

Jeff

Hi Jeff, happy to answer your question, free of charge!

Interstate Batteries has eight locations in Indiana that will accept all types of batteries for recycling. Their web site claims that they actually recycle more batteries than they sell!

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Reface Don't Replace

Refacing is greener than replacing - ecocountertopsusa.com

Reface! Don't Replace!
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