Happy Earth Week!

DaveBiesse.com is proud to be a Green Company. We do everything in our power to be environmentally aware and “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” whenever possible.

Our studio only uses energy efficient lighting and appliances. We also try to send all invoices, paperwork etc. electronically to help minimize our impact on the environment.

We love, love, love our Destination Weddings and they keep Dave and I traveling the globe. This site ZeroFootprint.net is great and is one of the companies we use to soften our carbon footprint.

Another site we love is the

We are proud to say that David Suzuki is Canadian J and has done so much to educate the world on the effects of Global Warming. I highly recommend this site it has been really interesting with many useful facts and tips!

I’m sure that many of you have already had the chance to see one of the most informative documentaries on the effects of Global Warming, An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore.

www.climatecrisis.net

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2078944470709189270

AL Gore videos11th hour cover

Dave and I just finished watching The 11th Hour. Wow, that’s another eye opener. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, this film gives us another warning that we need to make changes right NOW or suffer the consequences of serious irreversible harm to our planet.

Check out two other very interesting Doco’s (Dave’s Aussi-ism meaning Documentaries) we both find to be very educational are…

Who killed the Electric Car?

…and A Crude Awakening

In Honour of Earth Day here is a list of ways to help save the planet…

In your home

1. Recycle everything: newspapers, bottles and cans, aluminum foil, etc.
2. Don’t use electrical appliances when you can easily do by hand, such as opening cans.
3. Use cold water in the washer whenever possible.
4. Store food in re-usable containers.
5. Donate used items to a charitable organization or thrift shop.
6. Don’t leave water running needlessly.
7. Turn your heat down, and wear a sweater. Turn off the lights, TV, or other electrical appliances when you are out of a room.
8. Turn down the heat and turn off the water heater before you leave for vacation.

In the office

1. Recycle office and computer paper, cardboard, etc.
2. Use scrap paper for informal notes to yourself and others.
3. Print or copy on both sides of the paper.
4. Use smaller paper for smaller memos.
5. Re-use manila envelopes and file folders.
6. Use dishes, glassware and coffee cups instead of disposible dishes and cups.

Inspirational Earthly Quotes

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. ~Native American Proverb

Don’t blow it – good planets are hard to find. ~ Time Magazine

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites. ~William Ruckelshaus, Business Week, 18 June 1990

Because we don’t think about future generations, they will never forget us. ~Henrik Tikkanen

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732

Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible – or even sinful – that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes! ~Paul MacCready, Jr.