Earth Day and Energy Star?

In the majority of places that we visit, especially offices and or schools, we see recycling bins and may wonder the benefits of recycling. Or we hear the words Earth Day or Energy Star and question the meaning of such words. Our mind works in strange ways and it’s not until we actually research or find out what these phrases or words mean that we actually fully understand the meaning and or importance of them.
Earth Day is the name given to two different annual observances that are intended to raise awareness about a wide range of environmental issues and problems, and to inspire people to take personal action to address them. In America, it began on April 22, 1970 with the Environmental Teach-In hosting a nationwide day of environmental education and activism calling it Earth Day. The event was inspired and organized by environmental activist and U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin.
Energy Star is a United States government program created in 1992 by the US Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse emission by power plants. Energy Star labels are found on over 40 product categories and in the year 2005 alone is responsible for saving consumers over 12 billion dollars. We are privileged and honored with the fourth-annual Texas ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday this May 28-30, 2011 in which we won’t have to pay state or local sales tax on select Energy Star products including air conditioners, refrigerators, dishwashers and even light bulbs. Take the first step, make it a goal to do at least one thing to save more and waste less. Start by buying eligible ENERGY STAR appliances and products for your home, office, or workplace.


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