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Littering Says a Lot About You

"In these days and times, there is no excuse for littering or illegal trash dumping in developed countries. There are proper places and procedures in place to get rid of unwanted material and waste. In all cases, it is some combination of ignorance and laziness that results in littering or dumping. Simply put... stupid people litter." "Are you tired of people littering and dumping in your city or neighborhood?Here at Litter-Bug.org, YOU can post your witness account, description, evidence of Littering and Dumping! Neighbors, communities, and law enforcement can use Litter-Bug.org data to help prevent and deter future littering and possibly catch perpetrators of illegal dumping activity." ~ Litter-Bug.org We couldn't have said it any better than they did @ Litter-Bug.org! Do...

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Happy Birthday, USA...Let’s Celebrate Sustainably!

 This 4th of July we challenge you to celebrate a RED, WHITE, & BLUE and add "GREEN" to your holiday! 245 years ago, when our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, our county’s environment was much healthier.  This year, as we gather with family & friends for backyard or beachfront barbecues, we challenge you to show your patriotism for our country and  think about our planet by doing your part to make your celebration eco-friendly while still having fun! Let your family & friends know that you will be hosting a sustainable celebration.  Here are some suggestions to help make it happen… Shop locally and support your local organic farmers. Fresh fruits & vegetable are delicious and healthy. Reduce waste...

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Gratitude to Dad!

This Father’s Day is a special one here at Swell Vision! Our founding father, Mitchell Saum, is the proud papa of a beautiful baby girl!  We’d also like to take this opportunity to express our “Gratitude to Dad” and celebrate all fathers & father figures, past and present who have dedicated their lives to us in countless ways.  You will always remain a lasting and loving presence in our hearts!  Here’s wishing you a SWELL Father’s Day!

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The word “kindergarten” translates to “children garden”…so let’s start sustainable education early and often and take our kids outside!

Studies have found that being out in nature enhances cognitive development resulting in improved concentration and stimulated learning.  Practical hands-on learning is absorbed better than learning theory form books. Unstructured play fosters independence and empowers our children to use their imagination.  The freedom of the outdoors also promotes physical fitness resulting in calmer behaviors and improved health. Our connection with nature is a vital part of sustainable education.  Children will develop an appreciation for Mother Earth and the skills to care for themselves and their environment. Technology has limited face-to-face human interaction so make it a point to spend time with your kids in The Great Outdoors!

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HISTORY OF PRIDE MONTH

1946 – The Netherlands Center for Culture was established.  Their title was a nondescript title for the then prohibited purpose. 1969 – The Stonewall Riots – NYC police raid on the Stonewall Inn in NYC Greenwich Village resulting in protest riots. 1970 – First Official Pride Parade – The Christopher Street Liberation Parade was organized by the infamous Brenda Howard, supporters marched from NYC’s Greenwich Village to Central Park.  It is now known as the  New York City Pride March and has influenced many similar parades worldwide. 1978 – The Rainbow Flag  - Harvey Milk enlisted the designer, Gilbert Baker, to design an all-encompassing symbol which debuted at the San Francisco Pride March in 1978 1999 – Official Pride Month...

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