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This Monday Nov 14th, Global Green Honors Bill McKibben and May Boeve of 350.org and others

BTW: Do you know about Global Green’s “I am” campaign? The following video includes some of the most visible people who are fighting to protect our earth, our health, and our future: Mark Ruffalo, Adrian Grenier, Orlando Bloom, Serena Williams, Ed O’Neill, James Cameron, Nia Vardalos, Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Bacon, Mark McGrath, Walton Goggins, Billy … Continue reading

New York City Organic! Gust Organics Restaurant, ABC Home Organic Products, and Funky Subway Man!

So, my singer/actress/teacher sister Susannah, (seen above amidst terrifying gang of stuffed animals), and I took a trip to New York City recently on our usual starving-artist-style, shoestring budgets! We are so grateful for wonderful friends who offered us beautiful, cozy accommodations and a delicious breakfast! We stopped by ABC Home which must be the biggest indoor … Continue reading

This Week’s Top Green Progress Tweets!

Progress in the green world! Amazing things are happening out there! Check out NASA’s new Sustainability Base! “ PRT @elaineishere: Big news! Living Future Inst. just launched new certif. prog. for Net Zero Energy Bldngs: http://ow.ly/6NBqW #GBNext NNUS October 5, 2011 http://www.living-future.org/netzero/ “ RT @CradletoCradle: Great video featuring NASA client, Steve Zornetzer + new building: … Continue reading

Ted Turner’s 11 Voluntary Initiatives. Real Cowboys Protect the Planet!

Eleven Voluntary Initiatives  http://www.visionsmc.com/2011/03/25/ted-turners-voluntary-initiatives/  By Ted Turner 1. I promise to care for Planet Earth and all living things thereon, especially my fellow human beings. 2. I promise to treat all persons everywhere with dignity, respect, and friendliness. 3. I promise to have no more than one or two children. 4. I promise to use my … Continue reading

Upcycling: What is it? 8 Kick Buttock Examples

In nature nothing is ever wasted. When a plant dies it decomposes and becomes the nutrients for new life. Upcycling mimics this natural process. Upcycle  TerraCycle® definition: Using every aspect of waste as value… Typically a piece of waste can be seen as two things: the material it’s made from and the shape it is in. For … Continue reading

(video) Cradle to Cradle Festival Berlin – William McDonough and Michael Braungart

“At the Cradle to Cradle Festival in Berlin, Jan Michael Hess interviewed the two C2C co-founders William McDonough and Michael Braungart who know how we can create the Cradle to Cradle Economy. Waste is food. Materials in the technosphere should be reused like biodegradable nutrients in the biosphere. Michael is joining Bill & Jan in … Continue reading

(video) William McDonough of C2C: A New Design Paradigm – conversation with Joel Makower

The Cradle to Cradle vision and concept is vitally important. It is not discouraging as some may suggest. It is wildly encouraging, motivating, and empowering. The State of Green Business  2011 keynote interview. William McDonough, Founding Partner and Principal, MBDC and William McDonough + Partners in conversation with Joel Makower Founder of Greenbiz.com “Cradle to … Continue reading

(video) Cradle to Cradle Certification in Action – Howard Williams, GreenBuild

Howard Williams, Vice Pres. of Construction Specialties (CS) discusses safer chemicals policy has practiced by his company. CS has created a niche for itself by developing and manufacturing environmentally responsible building products. This $300-million-a-year business helps builders avoid PVCs, PBTs, and other chemicals known to harm human health and the environment. The demand for environmentally … Continue reading

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