Find useful things, and ways to BE useful!

The following links are to sites where
you can help to better the world we live in.
Be aware and help to create more awareness!
Sign petitions, pledge action, volunteer,
purchase items that donate to causes,
donate, click buttons to help for FREE!

Alliance to Save Energy
Discover Your Own Energy-Saving $uper Powers With the Energy-Efficiency Tips and Resources on The Alliance to Save Energy's Consumer Web Site!

Save Water Indoors 49 Ways
For years, uncontrollable water and sewer bills seemed to be commonplace. That is because most buildings -- even those constructed as recently as five years ago -- were not designed with water savings in mind. Most are equipped with "high-flow" plumbing and other antiquated devices that can drain a water meter dry.

The Petition Site
People have created petitions for almost every conceivable cause you can think of. This site brings petitions to the entire world so they can gather the amount of signatures needed and presents those petitions to the people who make the decisions that affect all of us and our world.

The Rainforest Site
Just clicking on the button will help! Click every day! It's free!!

Take Action Center
The purpose of this site is to bring you current environmental campaigns that you can take part in -- helping give you a voice in the environmental movement and in influencing decisions made by government officials.

Native Gardening
Gardeners nationwide have begun a movement to restore plants native to their region. This renaissance of native gardening acknowledges that native plants are beautiful, hearty, and beneficial. By starting a native garden in your own backyard, you can help stem the loss of native biodiversity, provide shelter and food for native wildlife, and reduce pollution.

Save Paper
Save paper in your green office and get tips for saving paper at the office and at home.

Save Water Outdoors 49 Ways
Savers is one of the oldest and largest water conservation companies in the country. Since 1987, we have implemented successful water-saving programs in hundreds of thousands of units from coast to coast, helping some of the largest management companies and property owners save tens of millions of dollars in the process. Now, we'd like to help you.

Gear That Gives!
Buy products to benefit any number of great causes!

Alternative Energy News
Alternative energy news and information resources about renewable energy technologies.

Originally developed for drought-afflicted areas, the principles of xeriscape today have an ever broadening appeal. With water now considered an expensive and limited resource, all landscaping projects, residential or commercial, can benefit from this alternative. Xeriscapes do not have a single look - almost any landscaping style can be achieved. The principles can be applied to all or part of a yard, in any geographic region of North America.

The following are links to programs that I
feel are essential to have on your computer
They are all FREE and some have paid upgrades.

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
Trusted by 80 million users! The most important thing to have on your computer is an anti-virus program!!!!!! Updating your anti-virus software regularly is equally important!!! DO IT DAILY!!! AVG Anti-Virus is FREE and works VERY well!

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner. But the best part is that it's fast (normally taking less than a second to run) and contains NO Spyware or Adware! :)

Ad-Aware Free - Anniversary Edition
The world's most popular anti-spyware! Real-time protection against spyware, trojans, rootkits, hijackers, keyloggers, and more!

Gmail: One Account. All of Google.
I prefer Gmail because I can access it everywhere. It's integrated with my Android phone. I call it "my other brain".

Get Firefox!
The award-winning, free Web browser is better than ever. Browse the Web with confidence - Firefox protects you from viruses, spyware and pop-ups. Enjoy improvements to performance, ease of use and privacy. It's easy to import your favorites and settings and get started. NOTE: Firefox has a spell check integrated into it!

Xmarks is a free add-on for your browser that synchronizes and backs up your bookmarks across multiple computers. Xmarks helps you find the best sites on the web based on what millions of people are bookmarking.

Spybot Search & Destroy
Spybot - Search & Destroy can detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules from your computer.

These following links are to web sites I feel
are important for people to visit to educate

Leoville.Com - Life of Leo (LOL)
Leo Laporte is a US-based journalist specializing in technology coverage on radio, TV, and the Internet. If you need to know something about Tech, you will find it through Leo!

Anti-Phishing Working Group
Committed to wiping out Internet scams and fraud. On this site you can learn what "phishing" is, report cases of phishing when you get them in your Inbox, and look through the phishing archive.

CAUCE - "Take back your Inbox!"
CAUCE, The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email is an ad hoc, all volunteer organization, created by Netizens to advocate for a legislative solution to the problem of UCE (a/k/a "spam").

Snopes.Com - Rumor Has It
Urban Legends Reference Pages! Ever receive a forwarded eMail from someone and wonder if it's TRUE?? Wonder no more when you can search for the truth on Snopes.Com!

How to Protect Yourself From Clever Scammers -- Online and Offline. Internet ScamBusters, the #1 publication on Internet fraud, shows you the ins and outs of protecting yourself from all the newest scams.

NetManners.Com - Online Etiquette ("Netiquette")
"Using Technology with Knowledge, Understanding and Courtesy!" Web Hosting
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