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I just found this: http://www.cspinet.org/EatingGreen/calculator.htmlI hope you all try it. This can calculate how much what YOU eat affects our environment!!Audra
Try to bring a reusable bag to the market/ grocery store. Why? Read on...Making disposable plastic bags requires energy equal to 4 million barrels of oil a year. And we wonder why gas is sooo expensive....Paper bags use up 14 million trees annually.
Save money and energy this winter!! Minimize the energy needed to heat your home by making sure your windows and doors are well-sealed with caulking and weather-stripping. This easy and inexpensive fix can save as much as 10 percent of winter heating costs.Homes with forced-air heating systems c...
Greener, Cleaner, and Healthy Home There are several ways to keep your home clean and smelling fresh while using less toxic alternatives. Listed below are some tips for a less-toxic household: •· Remove your shoes when you enter your house. Your shoes track in harmful amounts of pesticid...
1. Pricing Your Home Too HighA real estate agent can research comparable sales in your area and advise you of the appropriate price range of your property.2. Taking an Inflexible Position on FinancingHave your agent explain what financing options are available. Being flexible on financing term...
Old pairs of jeans can be cut into shorts, made into book covers or bags, used as cleaning rags, worn for yard work, tied in a knot and used as a doggie chew toy, or kept around for another 10 years when they'll be in style again. Americans buy 2.3 million pairs of shoes each day!! Instead of thr...
Go Green at Work!Go paperless when possible.Think before you print.Request to be removed from catalogs, newsletters, and junk mail lists. The average American receives 41 pounds of junk mail each year. Save trees! visit the National Do Not Mail list at www.directmail.comPost employee manuals and ...
TAXATION OF SHORT SALES Q 9. What are the tax implications of a short sale?A A short sale where the lender agrees to reduce some or all of the outstanding debt may give rise to forgiveness of debt income (also called "cancellation of debt" income). The amount of the debt that the lender agrees ...