Hundreds of thousands of animals are poisoned, blinded and killed every year in archaic product tests for cosmetics, personal-care products, household cleaning products and even fruit juices. Although more than 1300 companies have banned all animal tests, some corporations still force substances into animals's stomachs and drip chemicals into rabbits' eyes. These tests are not required by law, and they often produce inaccurate or misleading results. Even if a products has blinded an animal, it can still be marketed to you. The following websites can help you stop animal testing:
Learning to Give:
Learning to Give educates youth about the importance of philanthropy, the civil society sector, and civic engagement. The Learning to Give website offers over 1,400 K-12 lessons and educational resources for teachers, parents, youth workers, faith groups and community leaders free of charge.
Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 6000 of America's largest charities.
The following websites contain a lot of information about recycling!
The following websites allow you to recycle specific products that are generally hard to recycle:
An article detailing the top 10 apps to help you give for free through your Iphone or your Ipod Touch.