Thursday, December 8, 2011

Recycling Quiz

How many times can you recycle a can of cat food?
a. once
b. 10 times
c. 100 times
d. infinity (Answer)

Back in 1961, how much wood pulp was in a single diaper?
a. 1 gallon of wood pulp (Answer)
b. Diapers were made entirely of wood
c. 1 bushel

The Department of Agriculture found a way to make disposable diapers out of?
News Paper
Chicken feathers(Answer) 

Every ton of new glass produced generates ...... lbs. of air pollution?
Using recycled glass to produce new glass products reduces air pollution by .....%?

To manufacture 85 million tons of paper, how many trees must be cut down and processed?
1.4 billion trees (Answer)
3 billion
5.2 billion
6 billion

Over 5 billion aluminum cans are recycled each year. If laid end to end, these cans would form a line reaching from?
LA-New York
Earth-Moon( believe it or not this is the Answer) 
New York-Paris

Recycling one ton of paper saves?
3 Trees
10 Trees
13 Trees
17 Trees(Answer)

For each $1,000.00 of fast food served, the solid waste created equals?
10 lbs.
25 lbs.
200 lbs.(Answer)
500 lbs.

For each $1,000.00 of fast food served, the solid waste created equals?

How many acres of forest could be saved by recycling half the world's paper?
10 million
15 million
20 million(Answer)
25 million

How many pounds of plastic are thrown out yearly by Americans?
500 million
5 billion
10 billion
20 billion(Answer)

"The Mac deal"

As I was looking for my dream Apple, I'm trying to choose between the MAC and the iPad. I came across Apples recycling program. I wasn't aware of their recycle program when I ran across so I thought I would take this opportunity and share with my readers.

Apple recycles everything from MAC, PC, to batteries. They remove all components that maybe reused or recycled. The metal and glass can be used in new products. They recycle most of the plastics by using the pellitized method to turn it into raw secondary materiel. By using these methods Apple recycles/recovers up to 90%  rate of recovery of the orginal weight of the product being recycled/reused. This reduces the need for raw materials which has lessens the impact on the environment......reduces your carbon footprint. 

If the product you send in happens to qualify for reuse program. Apple will send you a Apple gift card in the amount that your product was valued at to use for a future Apple purchase. If it gets recycled Apple will recycle it responsibly and the best part is at NO cost to you. 

Reycled jewelry

Junk Jewelry: 25 Extraordinary Designs to Create from Ordinary Objects

Here are some fun ways to make recycled jewelry 
Shainsware BFF 3 Bracelet Kit Pink orchid & sky setShainsware BFF 2 Bracelets and 1 CuffKit Black, strawberry, lake

Friday, July 1, 2011

How Recycling Works

Monday, May 23, 2011

Go Green: Different Ways To Go Green

I'm going through and checking out different companies and people and seeing how they go green. I'm going to highlight and share them with you.

If you know of a company or a person/family that isn't listed on here please send an email to and put in the subject line GO GREEN!

Friday, May 6, 2011

7th Generation Fun Recycle Facts

Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue, 2-Ply Sheets, 500-Sheet Rolls (Pack of 48)Hey did you know if every household in the U.S. replaced one 12 pack of  300 virgin fiber bathroom tissue with our 100% recycled bathroom tissue,we could save: 

**2,000,000 trees 
**720 million gallons of water a years supply for over 5,700 family's of four
5.1 cubic feet of landfill space, equal to over 7,500 full garbage trucks.

Seventh Generation Liquid Laundry 2x Ultra Concentrate, Baby, 150-OunceIf every household would switch to 7th Generation liquid laundry soap 320,000 barrels of oil, to cool and heat 18,400 homes for a year, or  the equivalent of removing 23,000 cars from the road for one year!  

Seventh Generation Paper Towels, Natural, 2-Ply Sheets (Pack of 30)If ever household would replace just one 120 count roll of virgin paper towel to 7th Generation with there 100% recycled (90% PCR) product we could save:

Over 1,000,000 trees 
over 360 million gallons of water, a year's supply for over 2,800 families of four, and
2.6 million cubic feet of landfill space, equal to over 3,900 full garbage trucks.


These are some of the things they do to help the earth stay green...  This is why my family only uses 7th Generation products.  
                                               Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids 

What do you think of Seventh Generation products? 

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

25 ways to go green and save greenI'm changing my blog to talk bout something that is important to me and my family: recycling.

My mom has always been a advocate of recycling. She enjoys/embraces people calling her a tree hugger and making remarks to her bout being one. Heck she even calls herself one.

 At my house if you throw something away that can be recycled, you are in for a lecture bout my kid's, kid's kids. Yes, my great-grand kids and so on. That the earth needs to be cared for, that it is a living thing, that it be around if we continue on the same path as we are. My mom always brings home things that can be recycled when she is gone away.

Why Should I Recycle?

Thursday, April 7, 2011

My first time going to Micheal's

Imagine Nation Pottery Wheel   Dewy's friend Jameson and his mom took us out to eat at Golden Corral then took us to Micheal's Dewy Got a cool Helicopter you put together. Annuh(Anna) got a Little foam dresser that you put together with butterflies on it, I got a Pottery set. It was so fun making the pottery i could do forever...   It is a long process you have to make it then you have to let it dry for a day or two then you sand it then you need to wipe it down with a dry cloth and then you get to paint it. it is a long process but it is so fun.Dewy and Annuh keep telling me that it takes to long and i should have gotten something else. I like to think it as They got one day of fun and I got more days of fun!!   P.S. Do not put it on your face it itches but it makes your face smooth and soft... 

Do Art - Pottery StudioRoseart Pottery Wheel by Mega BrandsAir Hogs Havoc Heli - Colors May VarySyma S107 R/C Helicopter with Built-in Gyroscope Remote - Red

Discovery Kids Pottery WheelPotter's Tool Kit with 8 Essential ToolsDiscovery Kids Motorized Pottery Wheel with ClayCrayola Air Dry Clay 2.5 Lb Bucket, WhitePottery Wheel RefillDiscovery Exclusive Deluxe Pottery Wheel

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

My Bike Ride With My Brothers

I had an exciting fun weekend when my brothers and sisters came to visit. It was the first time we were all together since I was the ripe young age of 5. We had fun taking pictures, hanging out and picking on each other.

Sunday Morning, my brother Ricky wanted to go for a bike ride so Dewy, Bryon and myself went for a bike ride with him. Though before we could leave we had to pump air in the tires. We hoped the air would stay in the tires...No one wanted to walk their bike back.

First we rode by the boats then we rode to the bridge on Russel Creek Road and that's where a very small boat was sunk a long time ago. Depending on the depth of the water is how much you can see of the boat. Funny my mom didn't even know that it was there. Guess she needs to go a little slower in life so she can enjoy the cool things.

My brother Dewy never ever likes to go on long bike rides so we had to take him back home and drop him off. The rest of us kept on stopping and looking at boats and looking at houses saying "Boy American Pickers should come here."  Then we went down another subdivision, Then they took be me into the woods three times(trust me not as much fun as you would think it would be). You never ever know where those two boys will take you. Tho, I  know I'm safe with them according to my mother but one has to wonder...heheheheteeheee

We had a race back to the house. It was fun! The results of the race: First place was  Ricky (not fair since he has won a bike in a bike race), Second place was Me (Jem) I was amazed, and last but not least Third place was Bryon........

We had a good time can't wait to have all my brothers and sisters together again! Love having a big loving family.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

What We got for Christmas

My Favorite five things I got for Christmas~                              
Harmony Cherry Musical Jewelry BoxIt Jeans Ultra Skinny Jeans catalina 8 -KidsIt Jeans Skinny Leg Jeans sonora 8 -Kids
1. My Jacket-It has peace signs all over it in bright colors on black. It so RoCkS!
2. My Jewelry- Ok What gurl doesn't love jewelry?
3. We got to stay with my big sis Teya. She just got back home from over seas. Her return home was the best gift ever:)
4. We saw Tosh, Bryon, and Kip! I love my family!!!
5. My Pants- I got skinny jeans and jeggins!!
Annuh's favorite things she got for Christmas~
Zhu Zhu/Go Go Pets Hamster Funhouse (Hamsters Sold Separately)Zhu Zhu Pets Hamster Mr. Squiggles - Light BrownZhu Zhu Pets Hamster Num Nums
1. Her Zhu Zhu pets- They are awesome lil pets. They act like real animals but don't cause the mess like them!
2. Her John Cena poster that was personally signed:) She has been a huge fan since she was 22 months old!

Dewy's favorite Christmas Thing~
Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The MovieTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Figure: Donatello

Aryie's favorite Christmas Things~
Signing Time Volume 1: My First Signs DVDBaby Signing Time Volume 1 DVDSigning Time Volume 4: Family, Feelings & Fun DVDSigning Time Volume 6: My Favorite Things DVDBaby Signing Time Volume 2 DVDSigning Time Volume 5: ABC Signs DVD
1. Signing Time- Now if she only talked with just her hands....
2. Zhu Zhu pets- She loves them!

Please share your favorite Christmas presents!
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