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Dec 2

Thoughtful Tuesday


Published in 2013

 
http://biobreak.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/shopping_indecision.jpg?w=584Good Marrow,
 
Making environmentally sound decisions when it comes to purchasing or trying out new products is not always the easiest thing to keep in mind. Making smarter purchases can be one of the most impactful practices we can adopt. We, often enough, don’t stop to ask ourselves which products can be purchased with minimal impact on the environment. One of the easiest ways to start doing this is to do a bit of research on the interwebs before going shopping or making purchases. This is easy enough to get in the habit of if you already make lists before going shopping.
 
More on Smart Consumerism can be found on Portland State Universities “EcoMerge” Blog:
 
 
 
Have a good Thanksgiving and remember Small Business Saturday follows black Friday,
Trevor
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"We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using nature’s inexhaustible sources of energy -sun, wind and tide. ... I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that."
~ Thomas Edison to Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone (1931)