recycling: Recharge,Recharge,Recycle - 05/03/09 03:09 PM
I have been working on helping develop a recycling project as part of a program I am participating in through my local Realtor Association. I'm learning some interesting facts.
Americans use an average of 6 cordless products in their daily activities - PDA's, cell phones. ipods,tools such as cordless drills and screwdrivers, flashlights, etc. The average cell phone user has 3 cell phones in their possession More than 40% of those cell phone users replace their phone every 2 years Most rechargeable batteries can be recharged up to 1,000 times What happens to all those rechargeable batteries after they can no … (6 comments)

recycling: Book Crossings - 03/20/09 10:46 PM
In these times all of us are looking for ways to save money. I have noticed that there are many of us who love books and reading can be an inexpensive pastime. For those with children it can be a great way to educate as well as to spend quality family time. Obviously, it is a great way to lean things that will help us be successful in business.
I will cofess to being great freinds with the USPS and Amazon.com. I always try to order used books for the recyling valu as well as the cost savings. The mail is … (5 comments)

recycling: How to dress green - 08/29/07 11:11 PM
Okay, here is one for the casual fans among us and the fashion mavens too. Same TIME magazine article as the last tips:
1. Wear "vintage" clothing. What they suggest is not just hitting the Goodwill (although there are those among us who love to do just that) but also to donate your clothes to organizations like homeless shelters or take them to resale shops who deal in "professional" clothes. Besides reducing the amount of materials used to produce new garments, it turns out that cotton accounts for less than 3% of the land farmed globally, but about a quarter of the … (8 comments)

 
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Deb Hurt

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My blog is as much about a philosophy of life and living as it is about real estate as a business. E.F. Shumacher subtitled his book SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL "Economics as if People Mattered" In the real estate industry we realize that people matter and that where they live matters. We now also have a larger responsiblity, I believe, to get them to consider HOW they live. Everyone in the developed world using less energy and resources makes it possible for those who have access to neither to experience a better life and to make the difference between their being able to having a roof overhead or not or for their children to eat or not. 



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