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Game Change! 321 Compact for Safe Cosmetic Champion Companies!

Very exciting news! “Consumer demand for safer products drives fastest-growing market segment” Yes, the cosmetics game is changing! 321 Companies have passed all of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics compliance requirements and 111 are in process! Here is a list of the champions.  http://safecosmetics.org/downloads/MarketShiftCompanies.pdf The Environmental Working group, a founding member of the campaign, celebrates the … 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

(video) Want to understand the problems with GMOs? I highly recommend this video, The Future of Food. It is your right to know.

The Future of Food – Introduction There is a revolution going on in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America, a revolution that is transforming the very nature of the food we eat. THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods … 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

Less Toxic Living: 6 Smart Items for a Safer Kitchen

Glass Microwave popcorn popper by Catamount Glass (no wasteful bags or chemicals! )  $19.95 from mightynest.com (via non-toxickids.net) Cold Beverage Jar with Stand.  $59.99 Serve drinks from glass instead of plastic! from crateandbarrel.com   Weck glass food containers. $21 for this Leftover Set. Stainless clamps and rubber rings for secure seal. (Put away the tupperware!) http://www.heathceramics.com  OR Airtight … Continue reading

A must see (TEDx video) Robyn O’Brien – Patriotism on a plate. The raw truth served up.

Robyn O’Brien tells the story of how she started paying attention to what’s in food. The answer may surprise you and it will certainly inspire you to be more deliberate about your food choices. When freedom from regulation ends up harming and even killing our children it is time to question the sytem. It is … Continue reading

(video) Japanese Member of Parlaiment: It’s time to tell the truth – Nuclear reactors, response, and media coverage

A very profound interview with Kuniko Tanioko, a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). She is a member of the Research Committee on International Affairs, Global Environment and Food Issues and Director of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.  Her blog: http://taniokachannel.blog105.fc2.com/  A deep and sincere thank you to Kuniko Tanioko … Continue reading

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