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You can buy recycled cards made from 100 percent cotton fibers.  They require less chemicals to turn them into paper, and then of course there’s the obvious benefit… not cutting down any trees!

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Smart Tips

May 8, 2008

Happy Mother’s Day

It’s almost time for Mother’s Day
Your mom needs a card to display
Sending an e-card can help save the day
Eco-friendly card are another simple way
It’ll leave the earth fresh for the next holiday

Mother Earth Approved

  • Try purchasing eco-friendly cards for your special mom this Mother’s Day by looking for cards made from recycled or tree-free materials. 
  • Not only are recycled cards chic, but they also help save the earth by creating less paper waste.  Paper makes up about 40 percent of the solid waste in the United States, adding up to about 72 million tons annually!
  • Americans send around 2 billion holiday cards each year, so simply reducing our waste by sending an e-card can help save 15,000 trees. 

Check It Out

Recycle Cards and Wrapping Paper crafts.kaboose.com/recycle.html

Free online E-Cards www1.bluemountain.com/

California Organic Flowers shipped daily californiaorganicflowers.com/default

Soy wax candles www.ecocandleco.com/index.html

Naure's Treasures eco-friendly.novica.com/

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