Simple: Shoes for a happy planet

Posted on 17 January 2010

I recently became the lucky owner of a pair of Simple shoes. Sadly, because of all the snow here in the UK for the past couple of weeks, I’ve  not been able to wear them out and had to stick to boots, but I have been able to find out about the company that made [...]

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Traditional Medicinal Gets Wild

Posted on 07 December 2009

I drink a tea from the Traditional Medicinal tea company everyday!  I’m slightly allergic to coffee, which is horrible here in America as that is our national beverage next to beer; so my warm beverage for the morning commute is tea.  I like the Traditional Medicinal tea brand for what I feel to be REAL [...]

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The Non-GMO Shopping Guide

Posted on 03 December 2009

The Institute for Responsible Technology has launched a new website for all those Americans (more than 50% of the population) who said they would avoid GMO enhanced food if it was labeled.  It’s called the Non-GMO Shopping guide. Polls show 9 out of 10 Americans want GMOs labled, the US does NOT require labeling!  What [...]

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Green Festive Fun This Season

Posted on 23 November 2009

With the Christmas season a few weeks away now I thought it would be a good time to update you all on the upcoming green Christmas fairs, fetes and gatherings this month and next. If you’re like me and find the High Street slightly souless and far too hectic in the run up to Christmas [...]

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Dot-Eco

Posted on 11 November 2009

We currently have dot-com, dot-net, dot-gov, dot-org, and even dot-biz; next up is dot-eco.  Two groups are currently going toe-to-toe in who is going to manage this new internet domain suffix  One group is in B.C., Vancouver, called Big Room , the other is located in Los Angeles, called Dot Eco.  Do we really need [...]

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Green Jobs Need People

Posted on 07 November 2009

I’ve been a way for quite some time as work projects came over me like a waterfall!  I started teaching construction classes at the college level and my own company gained many new contracts, all I had time for was work, sleep, and eat! Some of you may ask, how are you so busy when [...]

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Special offer from The Beach Shack Project

Posted on 27 January 2010

The Beach Shack Project specialises in handmade unique pieces of jewellery made from flotsam and Jetsam. Sea glass, old Victorian pottery shards, driftwood, nylon, monofilament, plastic, shells and stones all make up the unusual components used in each design. Although the beach is a great place to source new objects and inspiration, the items gathered [...]

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Mountain Rose Herbs Tells Employees to Take a Bike

Posted on 21 January 2010

Known for an uncompromising commitment to organic agriculture and sustainable business practices, Mountain Rose herbs is raising their eco-efforts to new heights by launching a new program aimed at helping employees reduce their carbon footprint. The new program focuses on preventing pollution caused by commuter traffic by offering cash incentives to employees who carpool and [...]

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Easy Ways to Make Your Home Green

Posted on 19 January 2010

Recycle, recycle, recycle -  It is as easy as taking the aluminum can and dropping it in the recycle bin.  Along with plastic bottles, newspapers, and glass bottles this is a simple and effective method. Use Paint that does not contain VOC – Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are toxic chemicals found in furniture, tables, wallpaper, [...]

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Wakefield: Carbon-friendly wine

Posted on 15 January 2010

With all the recent talk of food miles, you might think that antipodean wines were off the menu, but Aussie winery Wakefield has been working to develop a range of wines which can be enjoyed guilt-free. All of the wines from the Eighty Acres range have been declared 100% carbon neutral (based on a life [...]

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Leblas – Where Luxury Jewellery finds its Ethical Side

Posted on 13 January 2010

Leblas Fine Jewellery is an ethical jewellery boutique founded by Clare Winfield and award winning jewellery designer Arabel Lebrusan. The core concept behind the brand lies in the belief that a business can be culturally and socially responsible, and that ethical jewellery can be contemporary and chic. Winner of Coutts New Jeweller Award 2009, Leblas [...]

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