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 October 1, 2018 HELP US RAISE FUNDS TO RECYCLE HALLOWEEN TREAT WASTE WITH TERRACYCLE! The Pale Blue Dot will be collecting Halloween candy wrappers for recycling through TERRACYCLE, starting late October....

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What is Earth Overshoot Day?

What is Earth Overshoot Day?

Jan 30, 2018

Have you heard of Earth Overshoot Day? It’s a calculated illustrative calendar date on which humanity’s resource consumption for the year exceeds Earth’s capacity to regenerate those resources that year....

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How The 10 x 10 Challenge™ Can Help You Be a Conscious Consumer

How The 10 x 10 Challenge™ Can Help You Be a Conscious Consumer

Aug 03, 2018

The 10 x 10 Challenge™ is an exercise established by Lee Vosburgh of Style Bee in 2015 to help encourage herself to get more creative with her clothes during a 30 Day...

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A 'Green' Way to Boil Water?

A 'Green' Way to Boil Water?

Jul 30, 2018

Something that has really been frustrating me about myself lately: I turn on the electric kettle, let the water boil, but forget to make my tea! This is something that...

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The Pale Blue Dot ; an intro

The Pale Blue Dot ; an intro

Dec 05, 2017

Whichever change you make today…it matters. Your moment of mindfulness matters.

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Plastic-Free Halloween

Plastic-Free Halloween

Sep 21, 2018

Okay, you've just gotten into the swing of living a low-waste lifestyle. Then October rolls around...  What about Halloween? Long gone are the days that we are able to handout...

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Why Green Roofs?

Why Green Roofs?

Sep 05, 2018

As land continues to be replaced with concrete surfaces due to population growth and urbanization, the necessity to recover green space is becoming increasingly critical to maintain environmental quality.  Installing...

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How to Stay Proactive in the Face of a Hurting Environment, Part II

How to Stay Proactive in the Face of a Hurting Environment, Part II

Feb 15, 2018

More strategies for combating your own psychological barriers, so that you can feel empowered to live a greener lifestyle.

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Why Can't You Recycle Disposable Coffee Cups?

Why Can't You Recycle Disposable Coffee Cups?

Feb 15, 2018

Did you know that well over 100 billion disposable cup are thrown away each year in North America?

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How to Stay Proactive in the Face of a Hurting Environment, Part I

How to Stay Proactive in the Face of a Hurting Environment, Part I

Feb 15, 2018

When it comes to confronting environmental issues, there are a handful of psychological barriers that each and every one of us faces. Before we can start working to improve matters,...

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10 Ways to Combat Climate Change

10 Ways to Combat Climate Change

Sep 05, 2018

1. Choose Renewables Renewable energy is the best choice when it comes to the environment and the economy. With costs dropping every day, it’s becoming more and more obtainable to...

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Plastic: What Do Those Numbers Mean, and Why Aren’t We Recycling It?

Plastic: What Do Those Numbers Mean, and Why Aren’t We Recycling It?

Mar 19, 2018

These numbers tell you a lot about the plastic, including its chemical composition, its toxicity, and its recyclability. The numbers range from 1-7, and some are more common than others. Here’s...

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