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the lion sleeps today

Earth Day in Livermore gave local businesses and non-profit organizations an opportunity to gain healthy and earth-friendly exposure within the community. A poster child of green was Rising Sun Energy who were offering free exchanges for halogen floor lamps (which produce mostly heat and waste electricity) with fluorescent versions. But the green spirit seemed lost on some: The Lion’s Club, for example, was fund-raising with unhealthy snacks, paper plates, and plastic cutlery still double-bagged in disposable plastic bags. Do you want 500 plastic bottles of Walmart’s Great Value Purified Drinking Water with that … (-;


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sell hot & buy cold

I sold the left-behind GE electric water heater to a guy who wants to build it into a unit that provides hot water at music festivals. A few hours later I used the freshly earned $100  to buy an apartment-sized and reasonably energy-efficient fridge. Craigslist rocks. I moved the fridge in my little Vibe. It rocks too.

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