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Going Green – You Know Things Have Gone Too Far, When…

Posted on 09 September 2009

We’re here on Green Girls Global, so it’s a fair assumption that we’re into being green and doing our bit for the planet. We’re probably keen, enthusiastic to varying degrees, and generally interested in making a difference to the environment. But sometimes things can go a little bit too far. When you’re passionate about something, [...]

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The Iron Man Goes Green

Posted on 09 July 2009

Some time back I blogged about the first carbon neutral triathlon which my sister helped organise with the Crystal Palace Tri club as she was concerned about the environmental effect of the race. It involved making the event as environmentally friendly as possible and generally making competitors, marshalls and visitors aware of the impact of [...]

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Green Girls To Host The Eco Chic Wedding and Home Show

Posted on 05 January 2009

I’m really pleased to announce that the UK’s very first Eco Chic Wedding & Home Show will take place on Sunday 8th March 2009 from 11-4 in Birmingham.  I have joined forces with fellow green girl Katie from Ethical Weddings and Michelle from Just The Thing to organise this event and we are really excited [...]

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Happy Holidays!

Posted on 19 December 2008

Here’s a message from the GGG team to wish all of our readers a merry and peaceful festive season and a happy New Year! If you’re celebrating over the next couple of weeks here’s a look back at some 2008 Green Girls Global articles to help you have a greener Christmas…. January – Junk Yard [...]

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7 Eco Tips To Beat The Credit Crunch

Posted on 10 September 2008

At the moment we can’t seem to escape the doom and gloom of the economic downturn and predicted recession. With soaring oil and food prices one positive that may well come out of the situation is that people will curb their spending which will in turn lead to a cut in consumption and less wastage [...]

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“I’m not a Yuppie, I’m a Scuppie!”

Posted on 26 March 2008

The 70s had the Hippies, the 80s had the Preppies, the 90s had the Yuppies now the new millennium has the Scuppies. It’s a new term I just read about – it stands for Socially Conscious, Upwardly-mobile person, a term coined by Chuck Faila, president of a Manhattan based financial planning firm.  He says he’s [...]

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Book Review: Do good lives have to cost the earth?

Posted on 25 March 2008

Have you ever considered whether good lives have to cost the earth? Well a diverse group of people have considered the question and their answers were documented in a book (with the question as the title) edited by Andrew Simms and Jo Smith. Before I started reading the book I already had an answer to [...]

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What is Green?

Posted on 17 January 2008

Grass is GREEN. Green beans are GREEN. And I can buy contact lenses and make my eyes GREEN. And now there is a huge movement called GREEN! Building materials, clothing, beauty supplies… oh my! I am thrilled to be a part of it, though I must admit, sometimes I find myself blue. I can’t seem [...]

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Veganism – Part 1 (The Reasons)

Posted on 18 November 2007

I have recently transgressed (again) from being vegetarian to vegan. Since I was 12 I have been going through stages of being vegetarian and vegan and for about four years I was weak and went back to animal based food and products. However I am now 100% COMMITTED to being vegan and will never ever [...]

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Change of Scenery

Posted on 07 November 2007

Aloha kakou! Am happy to announce to GGG readers that I will now be blogging from the middle of the Pacific… Hawaii! My NP partner, Marti, and I are leading KAHEA, a non-profit working on environmental and cultural conservation here in the Islands. It is both incredibly challenging and incredibly exciting work–there are so many [...]

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