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31 Days of Living Well & Spending Zero This is the twenty-second day of my 31 Days of Living Well & Spending Zero challenge. To read all the posts in order, start with Day One or visit the Overview Page. We’ve made it to the home stretch–the last full week of this 31 day challenge! Our first week we focused on taking care of our basic needs, since hunger & boredom are the two main causes of mindless spending. Our second week we focused on cleaning and organizing our homes, learning to enjoy the space that we are in rather than to try to escape it. Last week we started to look at the things we have in a new light, embracing our creativity and making new things out of old.

Climate Leaders Learn How to Measure and Lower GHG Emissions Throughout an Organization's Supply Chain » EPA's Center for Corporate Climate Leadership serves as a resource center for all organizations looking to expand their work in the area of greenhouse gas (GHG) measurement and management. The Center was launched in 2012 to establish norms of climate leadership by encouraging organizations with emerging climate objectives to identify and achieve cost-effective GHG emission reductions, while helping more advanced organizations drive innovations in reducing their greenhouse gas impacts in their supply chains and beyond.

Vac from the Sea Last update from Julian! Day 6Almost 500km yesterday!!!!! Second week of the tour started off in Nelson, top of the South Island. All suited up, Miss E Lux on my back and a quick hitch to Tahunanui school saw us present to the all 350 students. The kids of Tahunanui school we’re overjoyed to receive the UltraOne Green and More FM cheque, after which the Enviro Group students showed us their gardening project that feeds the entire school. Following a quick bite of lunch wewere on state highway 6 looking for a ride to Blenheim. Vintage Decorating LA — Where to Buy Cheap Vintage Home Decor Every once in a while, you stumble across a product in the clearance aisle, are gifted an odd item from your great-aunt, or decide to do something crazy and move a few things around in your home. And, then, the home gods smile down at you, because for whatever reason you bought or used or rearranged what you did, it's changed your life ever since. So, you know that sometimes the smallest additions can make the biggest impact — especially when it comes to your teensy-weensy space.

s Green Spring Cleaning Guide Spring cleaning can seem daunting, and adding eco-consciousness to the mix only increases the stress. Sure, you want to spruce your home up for the season, but it can be tough to know where to start. Don’t worry. Earth911 has you covered. Check out our Green Spring Cleaning Guide, which will help you do everything from choosing the right cleaning product to donating your old stuff. Sept 8: Modern Young Finance weekly round-up Daily Telegraph; 2 September, Rachel Bridge Sylvia Tidy Harris, founder of the Speakers Agency, says that young people are putting themselves at risk of unemployment because of their lack of manners and poor attitude. Small and medium businesses are increasingly opting not to hire young people because they lack the right attributes, and she calls for schools to take urgent action to prepare young people better for the workplace. Neoskosmos; 5 September Young adults have higher credit card debt, relative to annual income, than any other group, according to research group RFi. A study found that people aged 18 to 24 have card debt equivalent to 11.5 per cent of their income.

Millennium Promise - Home About Us At Millennium Promise, our vision is the eradication of extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable disease within our lifetime. Our mission is to provide the operational platform and resource mobilization for the Millennium Villages Project, which empowers communities to lift themselves out of extreme poverty. We believe that extreme poverty can be cut in half by 2015, even in some of the poorest, most remote places in the world. Through the Millennium Villages Project we are showing how, using a holistic, science-based approach to benefit more than 500,000 people across sub-Saharan Africa. Farmers cultivating their maize crops in the Millennium Village of Mayange (Rwanda).

green license plates for Ontario, Canada The Canadian province of Ontario will now issue special license plates to sustainable cars such as plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. The new plate is part of the province’s plan to have one out of every 20 vehicles be electric by the year 2020. The final design was selected through an online poll with over fifteen thousand votes. The plate will begin to be issued in 2010 and will allow users to drive in car pool lanes until 2015 even if only one person is in the car and use priority parking spots at select locations. The plate uses a green color scheme and depicts the province’s official flower, the Trillium. Comments

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