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Environmentally Friendly Batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9V) from PerfPower Go Green

July 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Autism, Conservation

I admit, I still feel a lot of angst when I finish off a Duracell or Energizer battery and throw it in the trash. Even though, supposedly, it’s not as bad to throw them in the trash nowadays as it was before because there are fewer toxic chemicals that can poison wildlife or waterways, it […]

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Cold Winter Got You Down? Carry Some of the Beach with You!

March 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Conservation

 Every so often when I visit the beach on an especially relaxing vacation, I’ll scoop up some shells or some sand and bring it home with me. At the time, my thought is that if I’m ever stressed or need a reminder of more calm times, I’ll look at them and a piece of my […]

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Patriotic Christmas Ornaments

September 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Conservation

It’s not too early to start thinking about trimming the Christmas tree (okay, maybe it is, but I’m thinking about it anyway). This year, the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation is selling a unique ornament and bookmark to celebrate the Statue of Liberty. Both pieces of art are handcrafted AND made in the USA by […]

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Rent College Textbooks at Chegg – 5% coupon good all of August 2012

August 1st, 2012 · No Comments · AIDS, Conservation, Uncategorized

I’ve been on a housecleaning tear lately, and one of the things I started to do was throw out my old business school textbooks. I’m not sure why I still had them on my bookshelf; the books are all outdated, they’re not relevant to anything I’m doing, there is absolutely no resale value in them, […]

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Frequent Walking Miles, Frequent Running Miles, and Frequent Biker Miles with an iPhone and Android App!

June 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · AIDS, Autism, Conservation, World Hunger

I admit, I’m a frequent flyer mile junkie. I am a member of every hotel, airline, rental car and restaurant program out there. I will go out of my way to book a flight on a carrier I know is giving me miles, even if it’s a few dollars more than one. I guess I […]

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Eco-Friendly T-Shirts Made from Plastic Bottles from A Lot to Say, Inc.

May 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Conservation

How would you like to wear a T-shirt that’s made entirely of plastic bottles? And no, I’m not talking about this happy fellow’s outfit… No, this is an actual eco-friendly T-shirt from a great organization called A Lot To Say, Inc.  It’s a great on-line store that sells everything from T-shirts to pillowcases to swimwear to umbrellas […]

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An Amazing Little Pet Dinosaur

May 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Amazon, Conservation

That little guy you see to your left is Senario Little Inu. He’s an amazing little electronic dinosaur that weighs about 2 pounds and is about the size of a little dog (16 inches x 5.5 inches x 6.5 inches). The dinosaur does everything a pet should do. He makes noises, blinks, moves, cries, sleeps, eabts, plays, […]

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Amazing Children's Books from Around the World

May 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Animal Causes, Conservation, Developing Areas

Let’s do a little exercise. I’ll read off a list of country names to you and you tell me the first thing that pops into your head. Cambodia, Nicaragua, Tanzania, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Republic of Congo, and Rwanda. For most people the list is easy. War, poverty, despair, corruption, hopelessness, suffering. Most of the time […]

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Take Me To Your Weeder

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Conservation, Uncommon Goods

Okay, sorry for the atrocious pun, but as spring approaches, here’s a great gift idea for the gardener in your life. It’s a Cobrahead Weeder. This simple-looking tool with a comfortable handle, a curved metal arm, and a sharpened steel blade is a gardener’s best friend. It breaks up any kind of soil, and is much more […]

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Angry Birds Helping Endangered Birds

March 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Conservation

Well, if you were lucky enough to get a cool new iPhone or a cool new Android device like the Kindle Fire or the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, one of your first purchase apps is almost sure to be Angry Birds for iOS or for Android. Astoundingly, it’s been downloaded than 500 million times so far. […]

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