Monthly Archives: March 2012

Set Your Clocks! Earth Hour is Saturday Night – March 31, 2012

Earth Hour is an annual, global event that asks people to turn their lights off for one hour to bring awareness to climate change and make an enormous impact on energy usage.  So tomorrow night, from 8:30-9:30 PM join individuals … Continue reading

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Tips to Make Your School More Energy Efficient!

Did you know that Americans have purchased more than 2.5 billion ENERGY STAR qualified products?  As a joint program of the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR helps us save money, while protecting the environment through … Continue reading

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Marco the Molecule and GEF Help All Ages Appreciate Water

For people to care deeply about conservation, they need to have an emotional connection to the environment. This can spring from a love of nature and birds, memories of happy family times on the beach, or even a beloved story … Continue reading

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U.N. World Water Day 2012: Water and Food Security

The United Nation’s World Water Day is an annual event that is meant to focus attention on the global water crisis, particularly the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Since its launch in 1993, different themes about freshwater have been highlighted … Continue reading

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Fix a Leak Week Kicks Off Today, March 12!

Green Education Foundation, American Standard and our partners at WaterSense have teamed up to get the word out about the importance of fixing simple leaks! Did you know that the average household’s leaks account for more than 10,000 gallons of … Continue reading

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Today is World Plumbing Day!

I think most of us take for granted the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of our society. For those of us who enjoy 24/7 access to drinking water, it sometimes it takes a natural disaster, like … Continue reading

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