Monday, August 6, 2012

Referral Corner


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"The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribable, magnificent world in itself."

~ Henry Miller


-- Referral Corner -- 

Well, it is time for another batch of recommended resources for our readers here on this blog - We encourage you to check them out when ever your schedule allows, and if you like what they are doing be sure to share their sites with your friends on social networking sites, or send them an email, etc.

A video about creating a community garden out of an empty lot in a large city: 


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Ocean IC Defense: an international education organization with members in over 60 countries, spanning 6 continents with 1 mission; healthy aquatic ecosystems free from human abuse and neglect. Oceanic Defense teaches people to protect our oceans by acting responsibly as consumers and by making smart decisions in our daily lives.

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One of the many businesses that offer deconstruction materials for consumers – keeping valuable items from the landfill. Liquidator stores also offer a similar service but their products mainly come from warehouses that experienced damage (smoke or moisture) and are getting rid of stock in order to do repairs to the building – and also from companies that produced too much stock and cannot find a market for it all, or construction sites where they ordered too much stock or are taking out older cabinets, doors and so on. Some thrift stores, like our local “Gleaners” gladly accept old cabinets, toilets etc. and resell them – raising funds for local charities. Habitat for Humanity organization also has stores offering similar services. This video below tells the story of one store in the San Deigo Area:




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