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By Sarah Goble
November 5, 2010


10 STEPS TO AN ECO-CONSCIOUS SHOWER
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10. Avoid using products in plastic containers

I know it’s hard to avoid plastic in our everyday lives but you can search for alternatives. If you’re using body wash that is packaged in plastic try switching to bar soap. Usually soap is packaged in a cardboard box that can biodegrade or be recycled.

9. Switch to plant-based ingredients

Whether it’s your shampoo, bar of soap of even bathroom cleaning products, this will be healthier for you and your family and you’ll be reducing your...
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Using less energy isn't about making drastic lifestyle changes or sacrifices. Conservation and efficiency measures can be as simple as improving the standards for new buildings so that they use less energy for heating and cooling, replacing an old refrigerator with one that doesn't waste as much power, or adjusting the thermostat before leaving home.

Not only do conservation and efficiency ease electricity supply crunches by reducing demand, they also decrease smog and greenhouse gas emissions, lower bills for all customers and create jobs and other economic benefits. It's a win-win situation....
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posted by juicyjossy9
I am honoured to INVEST the ENTIRETY of my EACH & EVERY day in BEING a shining, radiant EXAMPLE of LOVE.

I AM a force of nature, my love is POTENT and I am a SENTINAL, a BEACON, and a TRANSMITTER of compassion, empowerment, forgiveness and loving action.

My love blesses the waters above and below; rain, snow, streams, ponds, lakes, rivers, bays, seas, oceans, and underground sources of springs and wells.

My love kisses the soils below my feet and below the feet of all peoples of all nations.

My love honours and gives respect, in gratitude, to all life everywhere:

• People
• Winged Ones...
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I hope that I don't spark a debate here. I am not disparaging the theory of Evolution or making any statement for Intelligent Design here. This is intended to ask a question with the intent of getting a serious answer to my question.

My personal views on the origin of life and the Earth will remain hidden for now as I do not want to taint your opinion of this article or of me or anything like that.

Evolution explains the origins of life and how species evolved and adapted. However, can it explain how the Earth came to be able to sustain life?

Allow me to explain. The percentage of oxygen in the...
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Creepy fungus that grows inside insects, kill them, and "bloom" out of the body to release more spores.
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