Category Archives: Environment

Los Angeles Green Festival This Weekend

If you live in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Green Festival is this weekend – October 29-30 – at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Get some free samples of new green products, learn from the healthy cooking demos, and take … Continue reading

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Bouncing Around

Noteworthy blogs posts and news around the web: Vitamin mistakes most people make. (via Whitaker Wellness Institute). 7 Dairy-Free, Plant-Based Calcium Sources. (via Fit Sugar). Cholesterol-Lowering Coconuts. (via Care2). WhichFish.org lists fish that are under pressure, facing extinction, and which … Continue reading

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Bouncing Around

Some posts and news that caught my attention today: Beauty: 4 Myths About the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 (from ecouterre). Business: SIGG’s US Bottle Distributor Files for Bankruptcy. Many consumers forked over some large dollar bills to purchase slick … Continue reading

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10 Affordable & Easy Ways to Reduce Your Toxic Burden Today

Here’s the story I wrote for MindBodyGreen: When I made the decision to live a cleaner life, I was grateful to learn so many new things; things that would be better for me, my family, and the environment. But then … Continue reading

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The Trouble With The Supermarket Tomato

There are just way too many problems with our food system, from the cost to the GMOs to workers’ rights issues. But a new book focuses on one particular food – the beloved tomato. Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed … Continue reading

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Meet & Support Your Youth Farmers Every Saturday

If you live in Seattle and are planning to go to the University Farmer’s Market tomorrow, you might want to buy some of your vegetables from Seattle Youth Garden Works, a local non-profit training program which empowers homeless, low-income, and … Continue reading

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Our Beautiful World

I look at incredible photos like these and feel like a microscopic bug. My dream is to see more of this world. Amazing Places to Experience Around the Globe (Part I)

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Beware Greenwashing

I was browsing around the beauty section of my neighborhood health mart the other day and was annoyed at the dizzying array of products in the store containing parabens. I noticed that most women my age or younger gravitated toward … Continue reading

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Sustainability Defined

http://bevaradesign.com/sustainability.html Follow the link above for a simplified A-Z guide on those environmental words that have made their way to the mainstream.

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Poketo Recycled Street Banner Bags

I’m all about these bags launched today by Poketo – they’re made from street banners in Seoul by a South Korean eco-friendly non-profit design brand, Eco Party Mearry!. Each bag is one-of-a-kind. If you love the environment, color, and typography, … Continue reading

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