Here's some alarming numbers I've recently stumbled upon:

America goes through One Million plastic bags a minute. The average life of a plastic bag from hand to the trash is 12 minutes. Sea birds are thanking us for their full tummies.

The average American uses 1,200 gallons of water a day. This includes drinking, showering, flushing, washing, et cetera. Please, turn off the faucet when you brush your teeth, and if you're really handy, look into a grey water system and rain water collection.

That's all!

Luv,

alia 

 

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Olive...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 6:22 PM

Ooh, also, if your are enough of a tree hugging hippie...don't flush every time!

:)  Happy greening!

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Mammalia
Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:09 PM

Isn't there a rhyme that goes with flushing? Something to do with, "if it's brown, flush it down.. If it's yellow.." something else...

 

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