{News and Views} What’s Eco-Happening in June

Global Wind Day

June is a month of global environmental awareness, from the World Day to Combat Desertification to Clean Energy Awareness and even Global Wind Day! 1. World Day to Combat Desertification Desertification is the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation, and inappropriate agriculture. The forests and trees anchor [...]

Recycling In Numbers~

So, what IS the lowdown on recycling paper?  Did you know that: *Recycling a single run of the Sunday New York Times would save 75,000 trees. *If all our newspaper was recycled, we could save about 250,000,000 trees each year! *Each ton (2000 pounds) of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, three [...]

News and Views — Gulf Oil Spill and How it Effects You

With the damage already done in the United States Gulf Coast region now the furious race is on to clean up the 210,000 gallons of oil spilling out of a tube every day into this area of the world. It has been kept somewhat quiet on the state of emergency scale but to me there [...]

Today is Blog Action Day

On October 15th, bloggers around the web will unite to put a single important issue on everyone’s mind – the environment.Every blogger will post about the environment in their own way and relating to their own topic.Members of EcoEtsy are proud to be part of such a movementToday, as usual, we will work together to:*find [...]

Blog Action Day

On October 15th, bloggers around the web will unite to put a single important issue on everyone’s mind – the environment. Every blogger will post about the environment in their own way and relating to their own topic. Blog Action Day is about MASS participation. That means they need you! Here is where to go [...]