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GO GREEN!
EPA News You Can Use - December 2014
http://www.epa.gov/gogreen

IN THIS ISSUE:
Enviro-Tip of the Month
What You Can Do, What You Can Use
Multimedia
Upcoming Events and Opportunities
About This Newsletter

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ENVIRO-TIP OF THE MONTH

Give the gift of energy saving - Buy rechargeable batteries to accompany electronic gifts, and consider giving a battery charger as well. Shop for EnergyStar qualified gifts.
http://www.energystar.gov/products

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WHAT YOU CAN DO, WHAT YOU CAN USE

Recyclemania - College students: get your school to participate in a friendly, annual competition to see who can recycle the most on campus. EPA's Wastewise is a partner organization. Registration is now open to participate in the 2015 Recyclemania, which begins February 1.
http://recyclemaniacs.org

RETIGO Air Data Tool - Many people, communities, or organizations collect their own air quality monitoring data, but often the data are difficult to analyze or compare with other data sets. The Real-Time Geospatial Data Viewer, or RETIGO, is designed to let anyone explore air quality data they've collected or gathered. Also online are RETIGO tutorials and detailed examples how to prepare data.
http://www.epa.gov/retigo

Education Grants (ends Feb 2) - We're now accepting applications for education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship, and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment. Applications are due February 2.
http://www2.epa.gov/education/environmental-education-ee-grants

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MULTIMEDIA

VIDEO RELEASES - November

EPA Administrator Explains Proposed Smog Standards To Protect Americans' Health.  Learn about the new proposal and how it will protect the health of kids, the elderly, and people who suffer from lung diseases like asthma.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psAQULm5WcU

Ask the Expert:
 - Energy Star Electronics for the Holidays. Get ideas for gifts that not only entertain but save energy and help protect the environment from climate change.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAeG5dFh_ZM
 - Energy Efficient Video Streaming. Learn about energy-efficient ways to catch up on your favorite online television shows or movies.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yIWTey2bpM

Feed People Not Landfills. Americans waste nearly 40 percent of the food we produce. Once in landfills, the food waste decays into methane, a powerful greenhouse gas linked to climate change.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwNpnUUSk4M

More EPA videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/USEPAgov/videos

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UPCOMING EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

December

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2, EPA established in 1970
11, Superfund established in 1980

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ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER

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