Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wartime medals are collectables

WARTIME COLLECTABLES At Wartime Collectables, they specialize in buying and collecting American medals from all time periods with an emphasis on identified groups of any era and posthumous Vietnam War material, uniforms, medals, books, etc. Thank you for your … Continue reading

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Inspire outdoor exploration

PASSAGES NORTHWEST The Passages Northwest organization inspires girls and young women of diverse backgrounds to discover leadership skills through outdoor exploration, arts, sciences and natural environment. They need tents, sleeping bags, backpacks and hiking boots for women or girls. Call … Continue reading

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Coin collections provide compassionate care

SPECIAL KIDS FUND Your donation of coins and coin collections go toward supporting the Special Kids Fundraising program, which helps to provide compassionate care for the medically, educationally and developmentally challenged.  

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Crocs Cares about recycling

CROCS CARES Formerly named Soles United, the manufacturer of Crocs will recycle your old ones into new ones and donate them to underprivileged families. While they are revamping their program at the time of this publication, they are still contributing … Continue reading

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Clear out toxic hazardous waste for National Cleaning Week

For National Cleaning Week, consider cleaning out cabinets and discarding old, toxic cleaners! Any label that states a product is corrosive, flammable, or toxic is considered hazardous.  Hazardous waste consists of household and electronic products that contain dangerous chemicals or … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Hour 2011

Today, March 26, 2011, at 8:30pm (local time), the world celebrates Earth Hour.  Hundreds of millions of people will turn off their lights for one hour to take a stand against climate change.  This is an easy way to Do … Continue reading

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Do you really need plastic utensils?

Did You Know? The U.S. throws away enough plastic utensils each year to circle the equator 300 times! Instead of purchasing new plastic utensils for picnics or bag lunches, consider using stainless steel or bamboo reusables.  For getting rid of … Continue reading

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Recycle pull tabs for a good cause

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES Ronald McDonald Houses collect pop tabs because they contain pure high-quality aluminum (unlike the cans) and they are easy to store. They provide a collection container, and once it is filled, your local RMHC chapter takes … Continue reading

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Buy, sell or trade Baseball Cards Only

BASEBALL CARDS ONLY Baseball Cards Only is a good source to buy, sell or trade old vintage baseball cards. You can search their database of over 100,000 single cards, either by player or year, to see their inventory and compare … Continue reading

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Reuse and Recycle Newspapers

Did You Know? Keep newspapers dry and remove all rubber bands and bags to recycle them; they need to go into the recycle bin unless you find alternate uses for them. One responsible, eco-friendly idea: share your papers with a … Continue reading

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