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Paper, Straws, and Cups!

“Now let’s take a look at another impact on forests: paper, including the smallest items like tissue paper or the wrapper on a drinking straw can lead to the destruction of tropical forests. Environmentalists have long pressured big corporations to change their ways.” –Battling Deforestation In Indonesia, One Firm At A Time Listen to the … Continue reading

Don’t Take That Napkin! Serious Quick and Green Tips for Blog World and Book Expo Participants

In the Starbucks line at Jacob Javits Convention Center, I saw a person grab a stack of napkins to wipe up a little spill at the milk counter, toss them, pour and dribble their milk, then take another stack to go. 1/2 of one napkin would have done the job fine. Paper manufacturing is one … Continue reading

Going Green at Katonah Elementary School

by K.E.S. “Hot Bloggers” and Heather Flournoy Katonah Elementary school has a theme for the year: “Make a Difference.” This means making the school a better place, improving yourself, and among other things, helping the environment by doing things at the school like recycling and reducing the use of materials like paper, says student council … Continue reading

Our Avatars: Environmental Provocateur J. Henry Fair

After watching the recent film Avatar, I was inspired to write about the people in my life who have inspired and taught me, and numerous others, about the powers of nature and healing and communication. My real-life avatars. Each with an urgent message. This is the story of one of them. I first noticed Henry … Continue reading

Do Something Just a Little Radical for Christmas! Idea #1: Ditch the Wrapping Paper

This evening I had a Skype conference chat with two really creative people I know, Suzanne Rex and Anna Flournoy, who are also motivated to try to save this endangered planet of ours. I suggested we all do something a little radical this Christmas. We’re going to share our ideas over the next 9 days. … Continue reading

Your Recycling Questions Answered

What gets recycled at the Bedford Recycling Center? Watch this video and Nick will tell you what to do with Styrofoam, clothing, cardboard, cans, glass, paper and plastics if you live in the Katonah or Bedford area. Apparently the Recycling Center, which is located at 301 Adams Street, Bedford Hills, NY, is the place to … Continue reading

The Best Local Event and Spirit Ever! Plus Events this Weekend

I finally have time to sit down and write about the best conference I’ve ever been to: The Bedford Environmental Summit. If you were one of the hundreds of people they had to turn away so they could stay within fire code regulations, I’m truly sorry you missed it. The Summit organizers had hoped for … Continue reading

The Best Local Event and Spirit Ever! Plus Events this Weekend

I finally have time to sit down and write about the best conference I’ve ever been to: The Bedford Environmental Summit. If you were one of the hundreds of people they had to turn away so they could stay within fire code regulations, I’m truly sorry you missed it. The Summit organizers had hoped for … Continue reading

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