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[ Easy Seasonal 1Thing … ]

Closest Season Change not dreamstime photo 591x520 CHIt’s easy, but I didn’t say it’s time consuming. I did the ‘Changing of the Seasons’ in my closest yesterday. What I thought would take a couple of hours, took about double the amount of time. But it’s done, and I’m ready for the ATX Heat!  Bring it! What I decided to purge my closest of is heading to Goodwill where it will find another life w/ someone else. Reusing/ Upcycling is a great way to help Mama Earth. What you may not need anymore today, may be something, someone else will find joy and use for!…

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[ Trump is using every tool to sellout our public lands to coal, oil and gas companies ]

On Thursday, March 23, it asked a court to stop a rule designed to ensure taxpayers get a fair return from oil, gas and coal sold from mines and wells on public lands by asking for a “stay.”  The “Valuation Rule” was designed to prevent coal companies from pocketing

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[ Happy Earth Hour! ]

EArthHOurclock 591x218 2Shannon sent me a  reminder heads up about Earth Hour tomorrow night. Unplug it all. Turn off the lights.. enjoy the company of your family and friends while saving energy. It’s a Win / Win for all.

Tomorrow/ Saturday  from 8:30p-9:30p local time, turn off your lights for the hour(or even longer)…you’ll be raising awareness for the planet(and saving energy and combatting light pollution) during Earth Hour

Things to do during the hour with the lights off…click here.

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[ Bathroom Hacks that are all around Green! ]

Bathroom  591x218 Bathroom HacksCheck out these Bathroom Hacks that will save you Green. But they also help out Mama Earth, which makes it #1Thing Green too! Win/Win!

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[ Get to know Friends of the Earth ]

Thanks to Eric and the folks in Norfolk for the April feature…Friends of the Earth. Lots of 1Things to be had here… 

Friends of the Earth591x218Friends of the Earth is an international environmental protection organization that “strives for a more healthy and just world”. Their work pushes for reforms politically on a large scale as well as smaller community networks focused on the preservation of shared Earth resources.

“We understand that the challenges facing our planet call for more than half measures, so we push for the reforms that are needed, not merely the ones that are politically easy.” – FOE

Together they have 75 national member groups collaborating for the international conservation effort, representing more than two million activist in more than 60 countries.…

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