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Earth Hour 2011: Going Beyond the Hour

For a four-year-old event, Earth Hour’s quickly reached a status on par with Earth Day: this year on Saturday, March 26th, 130 countries and territories, tons of organizations, businesses, and landmarks, and hundreds of millions of people will participate in this annual “hour of darkness” designed to get people thinking about the steps they can […]

Earth Hour’s Tonight: What are Your Plans? (PPB #16)

It’s now the 27th here in the Central time zone, and that means it’s Earth Hour day: at 8:30 tonight local time, people, businesses, schools, and even some well-known landmarks will be turning off the lights for an hour. Sponsored by WWF, this symbolic gesture by millions around the world is meant to demonstrate global […]

Pedal-a-Watt Powered Blogathon update

We’re only a few days away from sustainablog’s Pedal-a-Watt Powered Blogathon, and we’re getting pretty excited on this end! We hope you’ll be checking in during the event, and even consider making a pledge to benefit residential outreach and education infrastructure at the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. Here are the details… When: We’ll start the blogathon […]

Five Resolutions for America Recycles Day

Editor’s note: I originally published this post on November 15th is America Recycles Day! As Robin noted on Tuesday, it’s an occasion that can create mixed feelings for us “greenies”: yes, it’s great to have recognition of the importance of recycling in our daily lives, but the very existence of America Recycles Day reminds us […]

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