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What are ticks?Ticks are biting insects that attach themselves to animals or humans and inject a toxin that may cause Lyme disease, a bacterial infection that may cause short-term symptoms or severe, long-lasting complications.Where does Lyme…
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Jun 26
Alison Clary posted a discussion
Refrigerants play a vital role in our lives. They keep us cool, prevent food from spoiling, maintain the potency of vaccines and insulin, and so much more. Unfortunately, refrigerators and air conditioners use a lot of energy and contain harmful…
May 28
Alison Clary posted a discussion
Coyotes are native to California and found in habitats throughout the state all year long. These omnivores feed on a varied diet that includes fruits, berries, insects, mice, voles, birds, amphibians, reptiles, young deer, and even domestic…
May 1
Alison Clary posted a discussion
Did you know that April 15 is National Laundry Day? It’s unclear what we’re celebrating because laundry requires a lot of water and energy, but there are several habits that make this necessary task more sustainable. Here are some suggestions, from…
Apr 2
Alison Clary posted a discussion
 
It’s not unusual to talk about being sexually responsible when it pertains to birth control or preventing sexually transmitted infections, but what about when it’s good for you, your partner, AND the planet? According to Hank Green, a blogger at…
Feb 24
Alison Clary replied to Alison Clary's discussion Sexy and Sustainable for Valentine's Day - or Any Day!
"Ha! Thanks. It's good to shake things up a bit sometimes!"
Feb 4
Jim Gunshinan replied to Alison Clary's discussion Sexy and Sustainable for Valentine's Day - or Any Day!
"Wow Alison this is really funny/informative/daring!"
Feb 4
Alison Clary posted a discussion
 Let’s explore some popular items associated with love, romance, and sex and see just how sustainable they are! OYSTERSOysters, a well-known aphrodisiac, may be more environmentally friendly than previously thought. Oysters filter up to 50 gallons…
Jan 31
Alison Clary replied to Alison Clary's discussion How Green Is Your Cup of Joe?
"Thanks, Jim! I really appreciate your positive feedback!"
Jan 12
Jim Gunshinan replied to Alison Clary's discussion How Green Is Your Cup of Joe?
"Alison, Great overview of the coffee landscape. I will use your article as a reference when discussing “good” coffee."
Jan 9
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Coffee is the most popular beverage in the world and the most widely traded agricultural commodity. What makes it sustainable is whether it is good for the environment and good for the people who grow it. Rising…
Jan 2
Kimberly Lam replied to Alison Clary's discussion Sustainability News We Can Celebrate!
"Relieved to hear the bees are making a comeback!"
Dec 15, 2020
Tina King Neuhausel replied to Alison Clary's discussion Sustainability News We Can Celebrate!
"Very uplifting - thanks for sharing this great news!"
Dec 2, 2020
Alison Clary posted a discussion
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It’s been a rough time for our country and for the environment, but positive things are happening too. As the young activist Greta Thunberg reminds us, small actions from many like-minded people cause big changes…
Nov 29, 2020
Alison Clary posted a discussion
Thanksgiving during a pandemic is probably not what any of us had in mind, but since many of us are staying at home and possibly keeping gatherings small, here are a few ideas to simplify the holiday while keeping it special.Use the “good”…
Oct 31, 2020
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