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Posted Nov 26, 2011 in GREEN Berets

For the Love of Animals, Spay and Neuter Your Pets

Every day more than 100 dogs are put into shelters across the States alone; this number excludes cats. 30-60% of these are euthanized because they weren’t able to be adopted in time. Spaying and neutering helps stop overpopulation of animals and makes more room in shelters for animals that need a home. That’s a stupidly large number...

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Posted Nov 18, 2011 in GREEN Berets

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Following the Digital Waste Trail…

In 2004, I dropped off a computer monitor, terminal and television at a warehouse that offered “free” e-waste recycling.  The warehouse seemed straight out of War of the Worlds, filled to the gills with used electronics.  Massive piles - disheveled, disorganized - flowed from the inside out onto the back driveway. I was young...

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Posted Nov 12, 2011 in GREEN Berets

Ethical Furs Are Anything But Ethical

My, what a difference a few years can make… It seems not too long ago that the majority of people decided to empathize with animals who were farmed and killed for only their furs. Now, it’s everywhere I look and I was shocked to read that the fashion industry has launched a new “ethical fur” campaign. I mean, I never really “got”...

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Posted Oct 29, 2011 in GREEN Berets

Preserve

Help Preserve the Earth with Preserve Products

Are you ever looking for ways to decrease your plastic waste? Well now you can lessen your impact even more with Preserve recycled bathroom products such as razors, toothbrushes (not to mention their kitchen products and tableware!). Because Preserve uses recycled plastics instead of making it from scratch; they use a great deal less water, energy...

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Posted Oct 25, 2011 in GREEN Berets

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The Price of Comfort

“Witnesses described a scene from hell: charred bodies strewn around the area and floating in a nearby river, where burning people had jumped into the water to extinguish flames.” – Kenya Gasoline Blast Kills at least 61, by Nicholas Soi and Robyn Dixon – Los Angeles Times (September 13, 2011). This article caught my attention. It...

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Posted Oct 22, 2011 in GREEN Berets

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Bombs Away with Seed Bombs!

Ever walk by an empty lot full of garbage and cracked pavement and long for it to be filled with lush grass and flowers in bloom? Get involved in a safe, non-violent method of eco-terrorism with seed bombs! They’re grenades full of seeds that you throw into spaces that are in dire need of some vegetation. You can buy pre-made Seedboms, either...

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