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Monday, 13 November 2006
Learn how to get rid of household hazardous waste
Topic: Resources
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This comprehensive guide to getting rid of household hazardous waste tells you how to get rid things you didn't even know were toxic. Have a look, it's worth the eye opener.

Posted by save the environment at 12:59 PM EST
Healthy Home - How to make a healthy, environmentally safe home
Topic: Resources
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This website is a site map of their healthy home contents. Care2.com is a huge resource for the green lifestyle. Find recipes and tips for crafts, pest control, nontoxic cleaning, green home decor, recycling, reuse, eco building design, healthy schools and much more. You could about it all here. I will continue to provide more specific links from this place, but here is a biggie.

Posted by save the environment at 12:58 PM EST
Site Map for Safe Natural Tips
Topic: Resources
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This website contains recipes and tips for cooking, pet care, natural body care, household cleaning and lots more.

Posted by save the environment at 12:57 PM EST
Biology Chemistry - Natural Cleaners Lesson Plan for Grades 4 & 5
Topic: Resources
Get the lesson plan here...
This lesson also contains natural cleaner recipes for an all purpose cleaner, glass cleaner, scouring powder and wood polish.

Posted by save the environment at 12:55 PM EST
Use natural cleaners to remove the toxic risk from your home
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This is a good article that explains the toxic risk you take when spraying, wiping and cleaning your home with brand name cleaners that are filled with toxic chemicals.  Regular use of these products can be considered a chronic risk.

Posted by save the environment at 12:53 PM EST
Saturday, 11 November 2006
Tips for Effective Online Action for the Environment
Topic: Resources
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From World Wildlife Fund, this toolkit helps you to get your message heard. Really good stuff here.

Posted by save the environment at 3:33 PM EST
Save Our Environment
Topic: Resources
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They describe themselves as "a collaborative effort of the nation's most influential environmental advocacy organizations harnessing the power of the internet to increase public awareness and activism on today's most important environmental issues". You can learn about taking action and sign up for your personal action center.

Posted by save the environment at 3:30 PM EST
Take Action Now!
Topic: Resources
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This page offers many links to take action sites. You can do that or scroll down and see the huge resource they have of all thing eco-related. Good resource.

Posted by save the environment at 3:16 PM EST
Updated: Saturday, 11 November 2006 3:29 PM EST
Union of Concerned Scientists
Topic: Resources
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Self described as Citizens and Scientists for Environmental Solutions, this site offers you the opportunity to sign up with the organization, find elected officials and they have campaigns that you can take action on. Issues tackled include global warming, vehicles, energy, invasives, security, food and scientific integrity.

Posted by save the environment at 3:13 PM EST
Updated: Saturday, 11 November 2006 3:26 PM EST
Ocean Defenders
Topic: Resources
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From Greenpeace, you can take action, use their resources and tools and join them as Ocean Defenders.

Posted by save the environment at 3:09 PM EST
Updated: Saturday, 11 November 2006 3:20 PM EST
Friday, 10 November 2006
EPA Teaching Center
Topic: Resources
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A great resource of environmental educational material free for everyone. If you are serious about learning about the environment or teaching others, there are resources here for teachers and students. Main categories of the material are air, conservation, ecosystems, health, in your neighborhood, waste, water and community service projects. That's not all either.

Posted by save the environment at 9:37 AM EST
Sierra Club: Action Center
Topic: Resources
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Their motto is "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet". You can register with them and they have great resources for you to learn how to take action. Their menu options include "take action, get outdoors, join or give, inside sierra club, press room, politics & elections, sierra magazine, sierra club books and online store". They have actions to take with just a click of a button and entering your name to show your support.

Posted by save the environment at 9:36 AM EST
Buying a Hybrid Car
Topic: Tips
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This article explains why you should buy a hybrid car and provides performance information about sedans, SUVs and trucks. The article was last revised in August 2006.

Posted by save the environment at 9:34 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:24 AM EST
Traveling Green
Topic: Tips
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From About.com, this article gives for green travel from before you leave your home to when you are at your hotel or traveling.

Posted by save the environment at 9:33 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:23 AM EST
Global Response Letterwriting Tips - Environmental Action & Education
Topic: Resources
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This is a very short one page guide and template for writing an effective letter to your elected official or other decisionmakers in your community.

Posted by save the environment at 9:32 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:20 AM EST
Thursday, 9 November 2006
Avoid These Threatened and Depleted Fish Species When Dining
Topic: Resources
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Fish stocks of the oceans are threatened with nonexistence in fifty years according to a recent report. Have a look at this list if you like eating fish.  I am not eating cod anymore or any of the others either. I think I need to make a list for my wallet. 

Posted by save the environment at 7:59 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:19 AM EST
Protect Our Environment for Future Generations
Now Playing: From Energy Star
Topic: Resources
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This website has tips about reducing your energy consumption through tips, appliances, lighting, home improvement, new homes and buildings and plants.

Posted by save the environment at 7:57 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:18 AM EST
Alliance to Save Energy
Topic: Resources
Creating an Energy-Efficient World
"...The Alliance to Save Energy offers consumers all the information they need to save money, increase comfort, and even reduce pollution through energy efficiency...".    Lots of good information.

Posted by save the environment at 7:55 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:17 AM EST
Environment Colorado's Factsheets About Preservation
Topic: Resources
Preservation
This site offers an overview and a factsheet for both Wilderness Protection and Save Our Wild Forests. There are also links to the topics Clean Air, Clean Energy, Responsible Growth and Transportation.

Posted by save the environment at 7:44 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:16 AM EST
Earth Talk Column
Topic: Resources
Questions and Answers About The Environment
From Kids Freesouls, a weekly column that answers questions. This page offers ten personal actions you can take to help the environment as well as ten issues you can take up with your congressman.

Posted by save the environment at 7:35 AM EST
Updated: Friday, 10 November 2006 10:15 AM EST

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