Friday, May 15, 2009

Eco-events, positive eco-news...

-- Quote of the Day --

“…Coaching is not therapy, advice or counseling. It is about accountability – walking hand in hand to the place that you have defined for yourself. …Drive to the place that is waiting for you to arrive – and guess what you have to manage the wheel too! …when your awareness has you looking at the warning lights, when it says you need new brakes we want to be aware of that. But sometimes we can’t see that and don’t realize we are in overheat mode. So a coach will help you through that and help you determine whether you will be fooled by that in the future. Some people just leave their car by the side of the road! Wow – there goes your life, your dreams that have now become nightmares! …You don’t need to know any more than you already know – let’s go and and get what you want.”
~ Joe Palmer – April 2, 2009

Today's quote was taken from a Conscious Discussions talk radio show interview with Joe Palmer - To access this discussion on how to Be Who You Were Meant To Be, simply click on the hyper-links here or look to the right for a link to the Conscious Discussions show and select the archived episode from there.

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-- Positive Eco-News --

According to Recycling Product News magazine; spring 2009 issue:
The World Steel Association recently announced that 7.2 million metric tones of steen cans were recycled in 37 countries during 2007 – which is the highest recorded recycling rate. Belgim and Germany lead the way with a 98 and 91% recycling rate, closely followed by japan, China, Korea, Canada and then the US, which has a 65% recycling rate.

-- Eco-Events & National Holidays --

- May 16th - The city of Sand Diego in partnership with Development Services Department Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency and the California Integrated Waste Management Board – are inviting their residents to bring unwanted tires to these several free events. Transportation of 10 to 20 waste tires requires a FREE hauler permit.
Southwest High School
1685 Hollister Street
San Diego, CA 92154
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

- May 16th-17th - Armed Forces Day (USA) - According to Wikipedia, this holiday is celebrated by dozens of nations, each with their own specific day of the year. For Canada it is the first Sunday of June, for the US it is this upcoming Saturday. "In the United States...the first Armed Forces Day was celebrated by parades, open houses, receptions and air shows. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May, and Armed Forces Week begins on the second Saturday of May and ends on the third Sunday of May. Because of their unique training schedules, National Guard and Reserve units may celebrate Armed Forces Day/Week over any period in May. The purpose of Armed Forces day is to honor Americans serving in the five services - the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard."

- May 18th - Victoria Day (Canada) - this Canadian holiday is held on the 3rd Monday of May and is also celebrated by the Caman Islands and Britain, and is in honor of Queen Victoria's Birthday.

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