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Solar Beads Smart Tube

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

solar powered
Beads that change color in the sun. Great for getting girls into science and teaching them about sustainable energy. Accompanying educational materials describe tons of cool project and experiment ideas. Beads will change colors over and over.
$10.99 at Entertainment Earth

Great Green Gadgets is participating in Blog Action Day

Monday, October 15th, 2007

Bloggers Unite - Blog Action Day
Today’s earnings will be donated to The Nature Conservancy (www.nature.org)

One day a year we like to remind you (cause we forget too!):

Decomposition
Rates

Paper

2-4 Weeks

Leaves

1-3 Months

Orange Peels

6 Months

Milk Carton

5 years

Plastic Bag

10-20 Years

Plastic Container

50-80 Years

Aluminum Can

80 Years

Tin Can

100 Years

Plastic Soda Bottle

450 Years

Glass Bottle

500 Years

Styrofoam

Never

I got these from: www.slocomhouse.com/recycling.html

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