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Do One Thing: Voice your Opposition to the Food Safety Modernization Act

October 24, 2013 0 Comments
Do One Thing: Voice your Opposition to the Food Safety Modernization Act

We all share the responsibility of keeping our food supply safe, from farm to table. The federal government’s new farm bill will unfairly burden family farmers, target sustainable and organic farming, reduce the availability of fresh, local food in our communities, and have negative consequences for the environment. You can voice your opposition to the […]

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Do One Thing: Tell The FDA You Won’t Eat GMO Salmon

September 15, 2010 4 Comments
Do One Thing: Tell The FDA You Won’t Eat GMO Salmon

Like to eat fish that hasn’t been genetically modified into frankenfish? Tell the FDA. Massive mutant GMO salmon, genetically engineered to grow twice as fast as wild salmon, are coming to a table near you if you don’t act today. On September 3rd, a panel of three Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials declared that […]

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Do One Thing: Get A Drying Rack.

September 1, 2010 6 Comments
Do One Thing: Get A Drying Rack.

Want to see where I dry most of my clothes? Well, here you go: Yes, I have a dryer, and yes, I use it on occasion. But most of my clothing, towels, and cleaning rags go on this rack or on hangers to dry. We aren’t allowed to put anything on our porches to dry […]

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Do One Thing: Bring Home Your Recyclables.

August 25, 2010 2 Comments
Do One Thing: Bring Home Your Recyclables.

This past weekend I had a friend visiting from out of town, and as such we ended up playing tourist here in downtown Denver. One thing I noticed, however, is that there are not any recycling bins around the tourist areas – only trash cans full to the brim with both trash and recyclables alike. […]

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Do One Thing: Turn Off Your Computer Monitor.

August 18, 2010 0 Comments
Do One Thing: Turn Off Your Computer Monitor.

If you happen to walk by a business late at night, I guarantee you will see computers left with their monitors on. I don’t understand why people do it, but many, many employees leave their monitors “on” all night and all weekend long. Whether it’s because they think their backup systems won’t work or their […]

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Do One Thing: Run Dishwasher/Washing Machine During Off Peak Hours.

August 11, 2010 3 Comments
Do One Thing: Run Dishwasher/Washing Machine During Off Peak Hours.

Did you know that depending on where you live, your electricity costs might be cheaper at night and on weekends? Yep, it’s true. Here in Denver they don’t differentiate, but in most areas they do. I randomly picked the state of South Dakota and looked up their chart from Xcel Energy, and this is what […]

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