Monthly Archives: March 2016

Celebrate a Day For Happiness

“I will try to create more happiness in the world around me” Thousands of people all around the world are taking action to support the International Day of Happiness. Let’s create a happier world together Not everyone, but most of … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Goes for Organics!

What is organics? Organics recycling includes collecting fruits, vegetables, bones, meat, breads, eggshells, non-recyclable and food-soiled paper, and more for composting. The new organics recycling program is an easy way for residents to reduce waste.  The trucks haul this waste … Continue reading

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Our Purchases Fuel Climate Change

“A new study published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology shows that the stuff we consume—from food to knick-knacks—is responsible for up to 60 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and between 50 and 80 percent of total land, material, … Continue reading

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March 8, International Women’s Day

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and … Continue reading

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Watch these 7 TED Talks on Sustainable & Renewable Energy –

Originally posted on Solutions by Rachelle:
How do alternative energy sources help reverse global warming? “Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for…

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E-Commerce Comes At A Price

How can E-Commerce be more environmentally friendly?   As a person who prefers to walk or take the bus to do my shopping, I thought Fed Ex and UPS delivering packages was a good thing; it cut down on my driving. packages … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Pollinators Gone?

Each of us is so unaware of the damage we are doing to our earth.  This week I was at a seminar on pollinators.  Minnesota has lost two of its native butterflies, the Dakota Skipper and Poweshiek Skippering.  and many more bees … Continue reading

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