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Win Raffle Prizes for Signing Petition in Support of Coral Reefs

Sun, 2008/11/02 - 10:47pm

Perhaps best known for its wetsuits, the water sports company Body Glove has partnered with Reef Check and surfline.com to help rally support for the protection of coral reefs.

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Intel’s New Green Processor Offers $2 Billion In Energy Savings

Sun, 2008/11/02 - 1:15am

Intel’s new microprocessor was designed with the environment in mind. The company says the chip is not only rocket fast but it’s extremely energy efficient.

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New book about the founder of the Deep Ecology movement is going green with Eco-Libris

Sat, 2008/11/01 - 6:51am


Flux, Norwegian publishers of a magazine and literature within the fields of philosophy, cosmology and ecology and a sustainable future, are collaborating with Eco-Libris to plant trees for their publications, starting with a book about Arne Næss, founder of the Deep Ecology movement - "Deep Joy: Arne Næss on deep ecology" by Per Ingvar H

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TalkgreenTV - David Suzuki and the Flick Off tour

Fri, 2008/10/31 - 5:43pm

David Suzuki and Flick Off rounded up the tour in Ottawa in collaboration with music group the Constantine’s. David Suzuki talked about issues concerning environment and politics and the role we play in the future of our planet.

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My name is Green, Graverson Green!

Fri, 2008/10/31 - 5:12pm

This has to be one of the best approach Greenpeace has taken to take action against Coal power. A funny James Bond like cartoon video featuring Graverson Green going against Cue Coalfinger a coal super villain trying to irreversibly change the Earths Climate by mass polluting with coal power. But the sad thing is Graverson Green can’t take Coalfinger alone. He needs our help.

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On Demand Warehousing: The Smart Green Option in this Uncertain Economy

Thu, 2008/10/30 - 8:50pm

Small expanding businesses often run into a quandry: They're getting bigger, but not big enough to warrant a full warehouse. Their customers are buying from farther away, increasing the company's carbon footprint. What to do? On demand shipping, nearer to your customers, in flexible sizes and amounts. Ahh, better!

 

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The Statue of Liberty is GREEN, but why?

Thu, 2008/10/30 - 6:38pm

It then seems only an obvious matter that the ‘Statue of Liberty’ should also spread the ‘Green Light’ with her eternal golden torch, so why is it green?

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Does size (and margins) matter?

Thu, 2008/10/30 - 12:06pm

Eco-Libris blog is hosting Les Wallace, a long-time activist of the U.K. who suggests a creative yet simple idea to reduce the usage of paper (and trees) in books. This way is not only costly but will actually save publishers money..

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Prop H Protesters Construct Wind Turbines at PG&E Offices [PHOTOS]

Wed, 2008/10/29 - 11:02pm

San Francisco’s Prop H is taking on their biggest opponent today - PG&E! The utility company has spent more than $9.9 Million to prevent San Francisco from having cheaper and renewable energy.

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Starbucks to Double Its Purchase of Fair Trade Coffee in 2009

Wed, 2008/10/29 - 4:16pm

Yesterday, TransFair USA and the Fairtrade Labelling Organiations International (FLO) announced that Starbucks, one of the largest buyers of Fair Trade Certified coffee, will double its purchases to 40 million pounds in 2009, making the company the largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in the world.

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Horizon, Aurora, and Woodstock Organic Milk get the Smackdown from Cornucopia

Wed, 2008/10/29 - 4:38am

What’s the integrity of your organic milk?The Cornucopia Institute’s Organic Dairy Products Scorecard pulls no punches in its ratings of organic milk producers.

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Look at Alternative Fuel Conversion Kits for Your Family Car

Tue, 2008/10/28 - 5:40pm

While automakers are slowly coming around to alternative fuels, hundreds of companies are jumping into the alternative fuel niche with conversion kits. These kits allow consumers to turn their gas-guzzling vehicles into testaments to sustainable fuels. You should examine alternative fuels like ethanol, propane and vegetable oil carefully before pursuing conversion kits.

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Monster Coffin Cake

Tue, 2008/10/28 - 5:39pm

To finish the week off we are going to end it with a “ fun” recipe by Kraft Foods. Kraft Foods being, of course, a popular name brand in food products, especially various cheese products at the grocery store. Their recipe is called "Monster Coffin Cake". This cake would make for a great "food decoration" at a Halloween party as well. Have a great weekend all!

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5 ways to green your Halloween

Tue, 2008/10/28 - 5:06pm

As you would guess, there are innumerous opportunities these days to green any occasion, especially Halloween.  From the costume, the tricks, the treats, decorations and even the all important pumpkin, here’s five ways to get you off to a good start. 

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How to green your Halloween? "Celebrate Green" has the answers (and there's a giveaway)!

Tue, 2008/10/28 - 11:53am

Eco-Libris blog reviews "Celebrate Green!", a new book that is all about making holidays and celebrations more eco-friendly in a fun, easy and affordable way! If you're looking now for ideas on how to green your Halloween, from eco-friendly treats and treasures to tips on hosting a Green Halloween party - this book is for you!

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Telecommuting and the Green Office of the Future

Mon, 2008/10/27 - 5:24pm

The greenest office may be no office at all since facilities represent a huge expense and large source of greenhouse gas emissions as employers heat and cool rarely-used conference rooms and illuminate empty cubicles. Allowing employees to telecommute from home at least part of the week could cut costs significantly.

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USDA, USDA, How Many Consumer Protection Programs Have You Killed Today?

Sat, 2008/10/18 - 2:23pm

Buyer Beware. At the end of September, the USDA quietly halted a program called the Agricultural Chemical Usage Program. The program’s purpose was to measure pesticide use in fruit and vegetable crops. The reason cited for the move was cost...

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Google helps non-profit to Digg the Environment

Fri, 2008/10/17 - 5:50pm

I Plant Trees, a non-profit organization, is dedicated solely to reforestation in the United States. The organization recently created a sponsors link using Google AdSense. AdSense uses a "pay-per-click" advertising format. A spokesman with the organization said, "this is a great way for us to generate funds for reforestation!"

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Editt Tower: A Simply Amazing Eco-Friendly Building Design

Thu, 2008/10/16 - 2:56pm

T. R. Hamzah & Yeang International architectural firm’s Editt Tower design is a truly amazing design that is packed with sustainable amenities and mindful of it’s environmental impact on every level right down to site selection...

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20 Amazing Ways to Reuse Skateboards

Thu, 2008/10/16 - 2:51pm

 

Skateboarding has inspired an entire generation and now it is inspiring designers and artists. Here are 20 cool things that are made from skateboards and skateboard parts. Most of them are made from recycled and salvaged boards, but unfortunately not all of them are. I will say for the inspired and crafty among just about all of these would make great DIYs…

 

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