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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

Through a glass, darkly

Is there anywhere to recycle the glass parts of a sliding glass door?  We recently replaced ours with French doors and don’t want to just throw them away.  I contacted RecycleForce, but they said they can’t accept them nor do they know of anyone that can, so I’m hoping you [...]

Tennis, anyone?

Renee,

Any ideas about what I could do with old tennis balls?

Your loyal reader,

Don Smith

Don,

Advantage, Renee! I do have some ideas for recycling tennis balls.

If you have more than 200 tennis balls, check out the reBounces recycling program. They will provide [...]

Brushing up

Renee,

I realize that not all toothbrushes are created equal, but are toothbrushes recyclable?

Sarah

Sarah,

Toothbrushes are made of at least three materials – nylon bristles, metal staples that hold the bristles in place, and plastic handles – which makes them challenging to recycle. They are not accepted by [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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