theGreenTax, show #54

Restoring the Great Lakes Becomes a Campaign Issue

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  • The relatively little energy saved when the Eiffel Tower flashes their 20,000 light bulbs 5 minutes every hour instead of 10.

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  • Restoring the Great Lakes Becomes a Campaign Issue.

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Green Tip:

  • Keep the lint filter in your dryer clean so that it uses less energy.
  • Remove window air conditioners in the winter
  • Next time you need a cab ride, and are in the big city, try calling for a hybrid taxi.

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October 31, 2008 at 7:25 pm Leave a comment

theGreenTax, show #53

Nike’s Reuse a Shoe Program

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  • These are actually from 'Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati'

    The thousands and thousands of tiny paper cups used during the New York Marathon, do they get recycled, or do they just get thrown out?

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  • Nike’s Reuse a Shoe Program.

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  • Run outside whenever possible.
  • Buy powdered sports drinks and mix it yourself.

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Tags: New York Marathon, recycle, reuse, marathon, shoes, letmeplay, nike, gatorade, podcast, green, environment

October 23, 2008 at 11:45 pm Leave a comment

theGreenTax, show #52

Michigan Has a Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard.

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  • The millions of gallons of water diverted from The Great Lakes, 5 gallons at a time, side stepping The Great Lakes St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact Implementation, under the brand names Aquafina and Ice Mountain.

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  • Michigan Has a Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard.

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  • Clean your house with borax, vinegar, and baking soda.

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Tags: Michigan, renewable energy portfolio standard, reps, Jennifer Granholm, Michigan, water, Great Lakes Water Compact, Great Lakes St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Great Lakes, podcast, green, environment

October 16, 2008 at 11:17 pm Leave a comment

theGreenTax, show #51

Chevy Volt Production Version

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  • The floating hotdogs off the coast of Portugal, whose costs “plump” while you try to maintain them.

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  • Chevy Volt Production Version

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  • Take shorter showers.

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Tags: podcast, green, environment, chevy volt, gm, general motors, electric car, zev

October 10, 2008 at 12:14 am Leave a comment

theGreenTax, show #50

Shades of Green.

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  • The future, a time when Apple may be recycling significantly more than either Dell or HP.

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How many shades of green are you?
Use this guide to help lighten your impact on the Earth and the animals that share it with us.

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Tags: podcast, shades of green, green, detroit zoo, zoo, environment

September 25, 2008 at 8:53 pm Leave a comment

theGreenTax, show #49

GM Going 50% Landfill-Free by 2010.

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  • GM Going 50% Landfill-Free by 2010.

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  • Remove excess weight from your vehicle.

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Tags: podcast, green, environment, recycle, recycling, general motors, landfill, wastestream, tinkerbell, disney

September 20, 2008 at 1:28 am Leave a comment

theGreenTax, show #48

Paper recycling that you don’t have to pay for.

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  • All the extra water used by Glenn Beck’s listeners to his Carbon ONset program to wash away any GREENWASH efforts made by the Democratic National Convention’s carbon OFFset program.

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  • Paper recycling that you don’t have to pay for.

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  • Participate in your community’s NO HAZ collection day.

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Tags: podcast, green, environment, recycle, recycling, hazardous waste, household hazardous waste, abitibi, glenn beck, carbon offset, carbon onset, Democratic National Convention

September 20, 2008 at 1:03 am Leave a comment

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