By Becky Striepe on July 1, 2010
While the trend at more and more universities has been to donate usable goods instead of dumpstering, we still send tons of usable goods to the landfill each year. Clothing and textiles alone account for around 6% of waste in our country’s landfills.
Goodwill Industries is looking to change that with a new campaign highlighting the positive impact of donating to their stores. Check out the video…
By LiveOAK Staff on January 15, 2010
The people of Haiti need our help now… After a few conversations with people over the last couple days it is clear to me that some people don’t realize the extent of the devastation that this earthquake has caused, and it’s understandable because most people have not and never will experience such a thing. The [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on June 26, 2009
One of the most important lessons I have leared since I started blogging about the environment is that community is at the core of progress and sustainability. Action starts with the individual, and a bunch of small actions by one person can make a big impact. Now when you combine the actions of many passionate [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on March 18, 2009
March Madness is here but for me, the real madness this March has nothing to do with basketball. The real madness is the financial news that has be topping the front pages the last couple days: Our hard earned money is being used to pad the pockets of the greedy and reckless AIG execs that helped cause this financial mess. This is madness, sadness, badness… whatever you want to call it, it’s not good. But fear not, there is some Goodness in the month of March! Razoo’s March Goodness is a way for you to help you favorite non-profit win a well deserved bonus, and maybe an iPod for you.
By LiveOAK Staff on March 21, 2008
DONATE It’s hard to believe but everyday 6000 children die of thirst or water related disease. To help remedy this global problem, Unicef is partnering up with local restaurants in the Tap Project, to raise money and awareness this week (World Water Week). Through March 22nd, when you go to a participating restaurant you can [...]