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Serbia Promotes Ecotourism

When you think about ecotourism, visits to the Costa Rica rain forest or an exotic Thailand beach comes to mind. Eastern Europe, especially the Balkans, are far off the radar. But Ecotourism Serbia is working to combine conservancy with protection of its country’s historical and cultural heritage.

For Here, To Go, Or Reuse? KFC Rolls Out Reusable Plastic Containers

For here, to go, or reuse? By 2011, KFC claims that the company will reduce the use of foam by over 60% and total plastic use by 17%. Part of the push will be an introduction of reusable packaging. Currently 60% of its restaurants serve some of its sides in colorful plastic containers—all restaurants will feature them by next year. The company hopes that customers will reuse, and eventually, recycle, the containers.

Million Tree March

One of my favorite TV shows was Arrested Development.  Savagely witty and delightfully satirical, this show depicting a riches-to-rags Orange County family will be remembered for its insight in early 21st century living.  One of my favorite exchanges is when ...
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