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Update 7/16: The Greenpeace YouTube video “Lego is not Awesome” is back..! Woohoo..See below Also, Greenpeace has an awesome new toolkit of activities so that families can be part of a global wave of protest calling on LEGO to cut … Continue reading

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I want to share a special story, about my dearest friend and BFF Lynn, her husband Rob, and their 3 children, who live in the town of Katonah, New York. Theirs is a tale about mindfulness, giving back, and recycling… … Continue reading

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As my father likes to tell me (and I tell my kids): “Back in the day, we went to the store, bought a 40, 60 or 100 watt light bulb, screwed it into the socket when we got home, and … Continue reading

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As we come up on the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, in New Jersey, the state that I live in, sadly many people are still living the Sandy “nightmare.” Our state hasn’t yet updated needed and necessary flood maps … Continue reading

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According to the National Drought Mitigation Center, at the end of September 2013, over 45% of the lower 48 states were experiencing moderate to worse drought conditions. While this is a big improvement from the end of September 2012, when … Continue reading

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Tweet Share Rio+20, or The Earth Summit as it is widely known, is fast approaching and will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 20 – 22, 2012. Rio is a city transformed from where it was and what … Continue reading

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Tweet My take on the Canadian Tar Sands?! A juggernaut, seemingly unstoppable, a source of unimaginable profits for multinational energy companies versus shortsighted Russian roulette for the rest of us, for our planet, for our environment and for our economy. … Continue reading

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Tweet A few quick “Tar Sands Facts” are to help you understand the basics of ‘what all the fuss is about!” As a general comment, the Tar Sands found in Alberta are in fact an oily, sticky, sand like substance … Continue reading

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Did you know that the United Nations has designated 2011 as the Year of the Forest? Officially called Forest 2011 – With the theme “Forest for People” – countries and organizations all over the world will use a wide range … Continue reading

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Grab the kids in your life and together take the Trendsetter Pledge at Repower At Home! We know you are already a trendsetter: you turn the lights out when you leave a room, adjust the thermostat regularly, unplug energy “vampires” … Continue reading

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