environment

Posted on: 24 February, 2004

Author: Wayne Lowe

The Simple Truth

What fills your car? Petrol. What fills your fax machine? Paper. Who fills the third planet from the sun? We do, meaning us!Your probably ... what im going on about aren’t you? I’ve got a questi What fills your car? Petrol. What fills your fax machine? Paper. Who fills the third planet from the sun? We do, meaning us!Your probably wondering what im going on about aren’t you? I’ve got a question I want to ask you. What would you do to protect something that looks after you? If you were lying in a hospital bed, and a machine was...

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 09 February, 2004

Author: Lady Camelot

Environmentally-Friendly "Earth Homes"

... "Earth Homes"by Lady Camelot What are "Earth Homes?" Earth homes are houses that are ... ... from the earth. Some earth homes are built from adobe, mud, straw or Environmentally-Friendly "Earth Homes"by Lady Camelot What are "Earth Homes?" Earth homes are houses that are basically constructed from the earth. Some earth homes are built from adobe, mud, straw or even underground as an earth-sheltered home. Environmentally friendly, earth homes are easy to warm and cool and extremely energy efficient. Adobe Earth homes are houses constructed from bricks comprised of tightly compacted earth, clay and straw. Adobe earth homes can...

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 16 January, 2004

Author: Mark Jeantheau

IT'S STILL A “JUNGLE” OUT THERE

IT'S STILL A “JUNGLE” OUT THERE... Or How US ... Feeding ... Are a Source of Concern If you think about farmers raising cattle, you probably conjure up ... like this happy cow sc IT'S STILL A “JUNGLE” OUT THERE... Or How US Beef-Industry Feeding Practices Are a Source of Concern If you think about farmers raising cattle, you probably conjure up something like this happy cow scene: Mellow heifers quietly grazing on the lush grass of the rolling countryside, lazily swishing their tails at pesky bugs. New-born and young calves getting nourishment from the milk in their mothers' teats....

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 02 January, 2004

Author: Richard Anderson

Environ Energy

Environ Energy Company has invented an electricity generator that does not use any conventional fuel to power it.Please visit the site you will be amazed!! www.environenergy.co.uk... Environ Energy Company has invented an electricity generator that does not use any conventional fuel to power it.Please visit the site you will be amazed!! www.environenergy.co.uk Article Tags: Environ Energy Source: Free Articles from ArticlesFactory.com

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 12 December, 2003

Author: Mark Jeantheau

How to Dial Up a Recycling Solution for Your Cell Phone

Would you care to offer an opinion on what a person should do with his obsolete cell phone? Now, now... We don't want to hear about what you thought that guy who was talking on his cell phone during t Would you care to offer an opinion on what a person should do with his obsolete cell phone? Now, now... We don't want to hear about what you thought that guy who was talking on his cell phone during the movie should do with it... The bad manners of a few people aside, cell phones do pose a significant waste...

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 12 December, 2003

Author: Mark Jeantheau

It's OK to Use the Free Stuff You Get in Junk Mail

... to several pieces of junk mail the Grinning Planet offices have received this year, we can get 37 CDs for just a penny! Fine, as long as we don't have to listen to the ... copy of According to several pieces of junk mail the Grinning Planet offices have received this year, we can get 37 CDs for just a penny! Fine, as long as we don't have to listen to the complimentary copy of "Megadeth Plays Liberace."We're really here today to talk about some of the stuff you get in the mail that may actually be usable. Most...

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 12 December, 2003

Author: Mark Jeantheau

How You Can Give Better Holiday Gifts AND Be More Environmentally Friendly

It's the holiday shopping season, and Grinning Planet would like to point out that the holiday phrase "Ho, ho, ho!" also relates to being ... the Jolly Green Giant's tagline. Well, OK, that do It's the holiday shopping season, and Grinning Planet would like to point out that the holiday phrase "Ho, ho, ho!" also relates to being green--it's the Jolly Green Giant's tagline. Well, OK, that doesn't exactly get us to the "eco-friendly" meaning of being green. But when shopping for holiday gifts, there are a number of ways we can be environmentally friendly.All manufactured items, including gifts, require...

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 18 November, 2003

Author: Maya Talisman Frost

Looking At Time With A Capital T

I keep a fossil on my desk at all times. Whenever I feel rushed or find myself creating a sense of urgency, I pick up the fossil and caress its polished surface. It’s over 200 million years old. Sudde I keep a fossil on my desk at all times. Whenever I feel rushed or find myself creating a sense of urgency, I pick up the fossil and caress its polished surface. It’s over 200 million years old. Suddenly, returning that phone call or meeting that self-imposed deadline doesn’t seem nearly as critical. My ancient arthropod reminds me that, in the...

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 12 November, 2003

Author: Michelle Earl

Smoking

... of smoke circle my headThe smell of it fills me with ... when I don't ... only when other people take a toke.It burnsIt makes my stomach churnMy eyes hurtAnd I'm ve SMOKINGTendrills of smoke circle my headThe smell of it fills me with dread.Especially when I don't smokeIt's only when other people take a toke.It burnsIt makes my stomach churnMy eyes hurtAnd I'm very curt.I'm curt because I want my healthA killer that can attack in utter stealthI want to keep my lungs inside of meHealthyWhy can't they see that the habit's badFor all of us, and it's...

Continue Reading
environment

Posted on: 11 November, 2003

Author: David Leonhardt

Plastic recycling confusion

CONSUMER ALERT: do not mix your food ... lids. A yogurt ... lid is NOT the same as a ... ... lid, even if they look the same. How do I know this? Well, here is my story.We live CONSUMER ALERT: do not mix your food container lids. A yogurt container lid is NOT the same as a margarine container lid, even if they look the same. How do I know this? Well, here is my story.We live in a very hoity-toity county. Sure, it might look like just farm country. A lot of the houses might seem a little...

Continue Reading