Monthly Archives: July 2008

Trees to Books and Back Again

Recycled Paper Saving Forests The first ever “tree clause” in a book contract allows environmentally minded authors to symbolically replace the trees used in the printing of their works. Harper & Row in San Francisco developed the clause at the … Continue reading

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Providing Youth Environmental Avenues

Earth Corps Inspires, Mentors Kids Earth Corps, a new YMCA program expanding across the nation, is allowing high school students the opportunity to take charge and promote environmental issues and actions. Created in Seattle, Wash., the original program quickly grew … Continue reading

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Attention Green Shoppers

Shopping For Environmental Causes If you keep the environment in mind while shopping, your efforts are making a difference. The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) recently tracked several environmental issues on behalf of the supermarket industry and found that consumers are … Continue reading

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Carolina Wetlands Conserved and Used

Wetlands are to nature what kidneys are to the human body By using these natural kidneys as filters, a South Carolina county is processing wastewater in an energy efficient manner while leaving the wetlands unharmed. In Horry County — South … Continue reading

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Sustainability Not A Game

Earth Alert More Than A Game Can you make it to the recycling center before using your last unit of oxygen? Do you know what percentage of the world’s energy the United States uses? A new board game that combines … Continue reading

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