This was sent to me by a friend... and I wanted to share it with everyone on active rain!  If you have pets.... Watch out!  Mulch purchased from Home Depot and several other retailers could be toxic to your pet.  With spring season here, and a lot of people doing some yard clean up, this comes in...
This one is pretty obvious, but still you see some people who just dump out old oil, antifreeze, etc without thinking about it's impact on the earth. Nearly every household has some kind of hazardous waste: old paint cans, used motor oil, unused pesticides and weed killers.  If you dump these thi...
During this heated election season, this is a great one, and it can REALLY make a difference, especially at the local level!  During election campaigns, ask candidates about their position on the environment.  Try to ask specific questions that relate to situations in your community-- whether the...
Today's tip is a very easy one!  SKIP the fast food joint!  Most fast food is overpackaged and most fast-food companies are responsible for producing mountains of trash.  By avoiding fast food whenever possible, you'll help reduce this needless waste, AND help reduce your waist line!!  Fast food ...
This one is obvious to some people, and not so much to others!  Did you know that a SINGLE polystyrene (styrofoam) cup conains ONE BILLION BILLION molecules of CFC's?  That's 1,000,000,000,000,000,000.  Once a CFC atom reaches the ozone layer, it can take over 100 years before it breaks up and be...
An animal, a stream, a whale, a highway, a child!  There's almost no limit to the number of environmental causes to which you, your friends, or your family can turn. If you're looking for a new pet, adopt one from the shelter, and give a chance to a pet that might otherwise not get one. If you're...

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