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Saturday March 29

Tomorrow, you can join the movement. Earth Hour 2008. Turn out your lights from 8-9pm.

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Phone book update

I received this response from Telus Customer Service: Thank you for your e-mail. That option has always been available to our customers however it isn’t very well known. You shouldn’t receive another book from this point on unless you request … Continue reading

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Another green step

I just emailed Telus, asking if they have an option of opt out of receiving phone books. I do not believe that they have such an option right now, but maybe if they receive enough requests asking, they may start. … Continue reading

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Thoughts about going car-free

One of the things that I have been thinking a lot about recently has been getting rid of my car. As in, no longer having one at all. For a short period of time I was thinking about buying a … Continue reading

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Park Your Auto on World Carfree Day! Just park it. Saturday is the seventh annual World Carfree Day.  It’s an event organizers describe as a showcase for how our cites might look, feel, and operate without automobiles. For those of … Continue reading

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I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.~ Edward Everett Hale

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Two interesting articles

Walmart becomes Canada’s largest commercial purchaser of green power. The Whole Foods Shebang: An interview with John Mackey, founder of Whole Foods.

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Waste not, want not

Newest green initiative: I have one of those tvs that is always on, with the little green light that lets me know that it is always sucking power. I have taken the power bar that my old desktop computer used … Continue reading

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Being green

I bought an outdoor compost today. No more throwing veggie matter into the garbage. Hooray! As it is, my small garbage can is about half full every week on garbage day. I want to see if I can get down … Continue reading

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Local food

I attended a focus group at SFU today about local food – do you buy it, where, would you buy local food if it were available on campus, how would you advertise that it was available, information about the community … Continue reading

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