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Giving, Receiving and Giving Again

"And the tree was happy"
— Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree

The average American uses approximately one 100-foot-tall Douglas fir tree in paper 
and wood products per year.  -EPA Website statistic

Donate/Recycle
Electronic correspondence is truly a wonder.  
We can keep in touch more than ever with our families, friends, associates, clients and acquaintences.
We are able to set up holiday, birthday, anniversary and special event reminders and then to follow up by sending an "e"-card to acknowledge them - amazing!
Yet, there are still many of us who enjoy checking the snail-mail box and and finding an actual piece of correspondence.  


For instance, the Hallmark company estimates that Americans send out approximately 57 million cards.  We will send about two and a half times that for Mother's Day.
Acknowledging important people in our lives 
in this time-honored and meaningful 
way can be a treasure more than any other "thing" we might give.
But giving doesn't have to stop there.  Our life cycles continue and it is important for us to continue to thank, honor and return the favor to the givers.

Donate/Recycle
Here's how: 
Keep one manila envelope in a file.  Shred the envelopes and toss in the greeting cards you have received and are done with.  When the envelope is full, send it to St. Judes Ranch for Children to be made into new cards.  They accept all types of cards (Thank You, Get Well, Birthday, Mother's Day, etc).
The path to conservation starts on your doorstep. 


May 2, 2011 

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