Thursday, September 8, 2011

Recommended Resources!

 -- Quote of the Day --

"To reach zero waste we need a combination of community and industrial responsibility. If we can't reuse it, recycle it or compost it, industry shouldn't be making it. More than anything else zero waste is a design problem. The task for the 21st Century is to design waste out of the system.

~ Dr. Connett

 -- Referral Corner --

As many of our readers are already aware, we love celebrating non-profits and others who work so passionately to make a positive impact on this world. Today we'll share a few more with you:

Through the years, Naz India has evolved and implemented a holistic approach to combat HIV, focusing on prevention as well as treatment.

Free-Cycle: Free-Cycle is an online organization that matches people who have things they no longer want with the people who can use them. The worldwide Free-Cycle Network is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It's a grassroots movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns.This particular site serves the UK region, but has links to other Free-Cycle groups in numerous other countries.

Business in the Community: a business-led charity with a growing membership of 850 companies, from large multinational household names to small local businesses and public sector organizations. The team advises, supports and challenges others to create a sustainable future and to improve business performance. The organization helps people define what responsibility looks like in the workplace, marketplace, community and the environment.

Find Dave and Lillian Brummet, excerpts from their books, information about their radio program, newsletter, blog, and more at: 
* Support the Brummets by telling your friends, or visiting the Brummet's Store - every sale raises funds for charity as well!

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