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News To Know: Earth Day

Posted By Dave Goldstein On April 22, 2009 @ 9:26 am In Notebook | No Comments

Happy Earth Day everyone! Earth Day first started [1] as a major American show of support for environmental issues. Since then it has become a massive global event. In honor of the day, let’s go over some ways you can go green. For starters, you can buy green [2] products that save the planet but also save you a buck or two. Did you know [3] that 50% of people who are Boomers or older say that they already buy green products? Being conscious of the environment extends to your home too. There are ways to make your home [4] greener and some nursing homes [5] are designed with this is mind. You can even be green [6] when dealing with end of life issues for yourself or loved ones. If you’re stumped, there are Green Fairs [7] featuring exhibits with some creative ideas than can help you be a little more Earth-friendly in your daily activities.

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[1] first started: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/04/090421-earth-day-facts.html

[2] buy green: http://bulletin.aarp.org/states/ma/2009/15/articles/green_day.html

[3] Did you know: http://bulletin.aarp.org/yourworld/powerof50/articles/power_of_50__ready.html

[4] home: http://blog.aarp.org/shaarpsession/2008/09/news_to_know_going_green_go_wh.html

[5] nursing homes: http://assets.aarp.org/external_sites/caregiving/multimedia/BT_GreenHouse.html

[6] be green: http://bulletin.aarp.org/yourworld/family/articles/going_green__all_the_way_to_the_grave.html

[7] Green Fairs: http://bulletin.aarp.org/states/ks/2009/16/articles/green_fair_shows_off_eco_sensitive_ideas.html

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