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Glossary:

*Carbon Neutral: Pertaining to or having achieved a state in which the net amount of carbon dioxide or other carbon compounds emitted into the atmosphere is reduced to zero because it is balanced by actions to reduce or offset these emissions (Carbon neutral. (n.d.).Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Carbon neutral)

*Cleft lip (also called harelip): a congenitally deformed lip, usually the upper one, in which there is a vertical fissure causing it to resemble the cleft lip of a hare (harelip. (n.d.).Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/harelip)

*Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): An independent federal agency, created in 1970, that sets and enforces rules and standards that protect the environment and control pollution (EPA. (n.d.).Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/EPA)

*Fair Trade: The practice of directly benefitting producers in the developing world by buying straight from them at a guaranteed price (fair trade. (n.d.).Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/fair trade)

*Grassroots: Of, pertaining to, or involving the common people, especially as contrasted with or separable from an elite (grassroots. (n.d.).Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/grassroots)

*Incinerate: To burn or reduce to ashes; cremate (incinerate. (n.d.).Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/incinerate)

*Native Plant: Plants that are indigenous to a certain area

*Social Justice: The distribution of advantages and disadvantages within a society (social justice. (n.d.).Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/social justice)

*Sustainability: Improving the quality of human life while living within the carrying capacity of supporting eco-systems ("Sustainability at Millersville," 2013)

*Upcycle: To process (used goods or waste material) so as to produce something that is often better than the original (upcycle. (n.d.).Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved November 13, 2013, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/upcycle)

 

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