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5 ways to go green and lose weight


  • Walk or bike to work.  Not only will you lose weight but your boss may think that sweat on your brow was actually the result of hard work.
  • Grow your own.  Gardening is great exercise and you can lose a ton of weight transitioning to a greener, vegetarian diet.  Just stay off the ganja.
  • Get off the beef and dairy products.  The world’s 1.5 billion cattle are estimated to produce up to 18% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.  That’s more than cars, airlines and all other forms of transportation combined.
  • Use the stairs.  Stay out of elevators and off escalators.  Your thighs will start bulging and your gut will start shrinking.
  • Lose the fast food and any food that comes pre-packaged in plastic or metal containers.  Natural resources are dwindling and landfills are filling up.  The empty calories are clogging up your arteries, intestines and our national healthcare system.  Not to mention all the special ingredients, additives and salt in packaged foods that are fast-tracking you to the mortuary and a larger personal equator.
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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

earth massage 1.25 gpm – water saving showerhead

N2915N_EarthShowerhead.jpgDon’t let valuable water and energy go down the drain.  You can save 50% more water and energy  – as much as 7,850 gallons of water annually with this “low-flow”, high-efficiency showerhead over a standard 2.5 GPM showerhead.  The Earth Massage 1.25 showerhead is designed to create greater force at low pressure.
The 9-jet massage function is adjustable and provides consistent flow rate regardless of water pressure and its non-aerating spray means less temperature loss and more energy savings.

Features: a non-removable flow compensator, self-cleaning and maintenance-free, installs by hand and without tools, meets or exceeds ANSI specifications, 10-year warranty.

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Making a Difference – Rental Car Carbon Offset Program


There’s a new carbon offset program that will help you castoff the “emissions guilt” you experience when you rent a car.  In the year since its inception, Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental have seen combined, more than 175,000 customers participate in this carbon emissions offset program.  By paying $1.25 per rental, customers generated $220,000 for offset projects. In addition, the car rental companies’ (more…)

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