November 15: America Recycles Day

It amazes me how much paper my boys bring home from school. I know our teachers have no control over the number of worksheets and art projects our children are assigned to do. Every day I go through their papers and divide them into two stacks. For recycling now, and for continued use. Continued use? … Continue reading November 15: America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day

Did you know glass can be recycled an infinite number of times? Or that every three months, U.S  landfills have enough aluminum to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet? And that Americans throw away enough office paper to build a 12 foot high wall of paper from Seattle to NY? ~ National Recycling Coalition The … Continue reading America Recycles Day

Climate Change :: Blog Action Day 2009

Today is Blog Action Day, a day when all bloggers write a post about the same subject. This year, the topic is climate change. You've probably heard about climate change. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), leading scientists believe that the warming of the earth (global warming) has something to do with the greenhouse … Continue reading Climate Change :: Blog Action Day 2009

Clean and Green

I've joined the green movement. I've decided that it really doesn't take much effort to help our environment, especially if you make small changes throughout the year. Here's what I am doing to "save the earth." I use canvas bags. I have about eight of them, and two drawstring cloth product bags so I don't … Continue reading Clean and Green