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Do One Thing: Voice Opposition to the U.S. Navy’s Assault on Whales

May 8, 2014 2 Comments
Do One Thing: Voice Opposition to the U.S. Navy’s Assault on Whales

During the next five years, the Navy has plans to begin testing and training with sonar explosives that will threaten entire populations of marine wildlife off the East and Gulf coasts, Southern California, and Hawaii, according to the Natural Resource Defense Council. It is expected that the Navy will kill nearly 1,000 whales and other […]

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Do One Thing: Switch to Greener Brand of Toilet Tissue

April 24, 2014 1 Comment
Do One Thing: Switch to Greener Brand of Toilet Tissue

You know that extra-soft toilet paper that cartoon bears adore wiping their bums with? I recently learned that 98 percent of the pulp used to make it comes from virgin wood. Apparently, the “good stuff” used to be made with recycled office paper – but more offices are going paperless. American consumers prefer the luxury […]

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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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