Saturday, April 26, 2008

Look at these articles from Jan. '08 National Geographic

HIGH-TECH TRASH. - what's happening w/some of our discarded technology tools

E-HAZARDS. - what's IN some of our discarded technology tools

RECYCLING THE BIG PICTURE. - if you have access to the print magazine, check out the Glass & Paper Recycling Graph - we need to be better!

Monday, April 21, 2008

Going Green with our purses

The Big Green Purse is a blog about conscientious spending. The creator, Diane, believes women have alot of power to affect positive environmental change with the way we spend our money--what she calls our "green purse." She encourages us to spend wisely--Going Green does not have to cost more. Her "Be one in a million" plan is to encourage women to pledge to use purse power to have a billion dollar impact on the environment.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Blog roll please-EcoLibris

20 million trees are cut down every year to produce American books!!! Here is a green business that works with book related industries to balance out those staggering numbers by having readers plant a tree for every book they read.
Here is the Eco-Libris blog blog and the website. In an earlier posting about National Library Week one of the founder's of Eco-Libris interviews his mom who has been a librarian for 27 years. Let's get a blogroll going on the sidebar!

One More Newspaper Article

Make a statement for Earth Day with these eco-friendly products

Recycling of Electronics

Firm Offers Recycling of Electronics

Friday, April 4, 2008

Battery and Cell Phone Recycling

I just saw an ad for this where people can drop off cell phones and rechargeable batteries.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Friendly Cleaning Ideas

One of my favorite charities, the Heifer Organization, had a list of environmentally friendly alternatives to cleaning in their recent publication of the World Ark Magazine that I thought may be useful. Their magazine is online and the list is found on page 6. This is the link: