According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one acre of forest can absorb six tons of carbon dioxide and puts out four tons of oxygen. This is enough oxygen to meet the annual needs of eighteen people. In the spirit of Arbor Day, the last Friday in April, Conservation … Read More
Posted on April 29th, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education announced its support for sustainable learning environments and environmental literacy with the creation of the Green Ribbon Schools program yesterday. This program will annually recognize schools that are creating sustainable and healthy learning environments, as well as teaching environmental literacy. U.S. Secretary of … Read More
Posted on April 27th, 2011
Have you ever wondered how electricity is generated and delivered? How about what the “grid” is or how to improve your energy use? These are pretty common questions that are readily answered by one of the most competent energy experts in the U.S., the Department of Energy (DOE).
The … Read More
Posted on April 26th, 2011
If everyone on the planet does something to help the earth today, the collective effort will make a difference for our planet.
Check online for specials and deals today!
Starbucks & Caribou Coffee is offering a free brewed coffee if you bring in your travel mug.
Lowes has free tree saplings.
Disney Store … Read More
Posted on April 22nd, 2011
Take a look at a video we found on You Tube that talks about the history of Earth Day.
Posted on April 19th, 2011
If your business or organization is looking to get involved in a large or small way, here are 10 options for celebrating Earth Day at work!!
Please let us know what you are doing for Earth Day!
1. Attempt a “paper-free” day. Even if you can’t eliminate it- at … Read More
Posted on April 13th, 2011
Here are 10 easy things to do for Earth Day!
1. Take your reusable bags to the grocery store.
2. Start a compost pile, or buy a compost bin to place your leaves or food scraps inside.
3. Spring clean your home or office and donate your unwanted, but gently used items … Read More
Posted on April 11th, 2011
* Clean eggshell with just the top broken off
* 1/2 cup … Read More
Posted on April 8th, 2011
Pine Cone Bird Feeders
Decorate your trees with these simple bird feeders!
This is a easy craft and should only take about 20 minutes to complete.
Yarn, … Read More
Posted on April 6th, 2011
Earth Day was first held on April 22, 1970. It was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin as an environmental teach-in and focused on the United States. Denis Hayes took it international in 1990 and organized events in 141 nations. Earth Day is now celebrated in more than … Read More
Posted on April 4th, 2011