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
Throughout October a daily green challenge is on ProjectGreenChallenge.com and in an email delivered to each participant who has signed up . Meet Project Green Challenge’s extremely cool founder, Erin Schrode! Contestants who complete the 30-day Challenge can apply for the Challenge Finals. Ten finalists will be selected to participate in Green University, a two-day eco summit held in California this December. Students will … Continue reading
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
Fighting the good fight! Two of my sheros. Interview with Frances Moore Lappe author of “Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad” Frances Moore Lappé and her daughter Anna traveled around the world and discovered courageous social movements solving the roots of poverty. When Diet for a Small Planet was … Continue reading
Ahhh, how do I love thee… The Cradle to Cradle framework is like the left hand in a Chopin, Nocturn, Opus 27 #2 piano solo. The right hand is the sound of a healthy planet. Together they make the most beautiful music. From their About page: The Green Products Innovation Institute Inc. (GPII) is a … Continue reading
“Nike, Patagonia and other companies have created an Eco Index to make comparison shopping easier for green-minded consumers.” Read about it here. An Eco Index for eco-fashion | MNN – Mother Nature Network.
￼￼ I am very excited about the new Green Products Innovation Institute in California. It is intended to support California’s Green Chemistry Initiative, which calls for the elimination of toxic substances from materials and manufacturing processes for all textiles and other products sold in California. Image Credit: Michelle Kaufmann/C2C MBDC Cradle to Cradle is an MBDC … Continue reading
ThePlastiki — May 07, 2010 — The Plastiki crew gather supplies for the second leg of their mighty journey One of the goals for the Plastiki was to design a vessel which is sustainable throughout (solar panels, hydroponic garden, composting toilet!), to not only show waste as a resource but create templates for use beyond the expidition. srPET, … Continue reading