Climate Change

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint – Washing Your Clothing

Summary¬† Hot water accounts for 75 to 90% of all energy used while washing clothing. Switching to a cold water wash can;Reduce your carbon footprint by 1600 lbs. of CO2 annually. Save $60-160 a year in energy costs.Increase the lifespan of your clothing because hot water strips dyes and shrinks fabrics. Water is a fascinating… Read More »Reducing Your Carbon Footprint – Washing Your Clothing

Newsletter 1 – Wildfires

Wildfires are an ecological disaster, and unfortunately their frequency and severity are increasing. Wildfires caused billions of dollars in damage and burned 1.9 million acres in California in 2018. The Amazon rainforest in Brazil was plagued by wildfires, burning approximately 2.2 million acres. Australia is still on fire. It has been widely reported that these… Read More »Newsletter 1 – Wildfires