- Bisphenol-A (aka BPA): What is it? Where is it? Why do we care? - (Fake Plastic Fish) Read post to see what everyday items/products still contain BPA.
- Trader Joe's Sells a Lot of Worthy but Overpackaged Foods - (TheDailyGreen) TRUE...why do they need to bundle and wrap up all the veggies & fruits?
- RECIPE: Making Bread from Scratch With Organic Ingredients - An Easy Recipe - (The Good Human) As far as bread goes, this really is an easy recipe that doesn't even call for kneading or a bread maker.
- Back to Earth Organic Catering - (Eat. Drink. Better.) "...an awesome option for those of you that inhabit the Bay Area, and an excellent case study for city caterers looking to go local and organic." We actually supplied the owner with a few hundred Coco-Zen truffles for his wedding last fall!
- RECIPE: Serve Up a Superfood Salad - (EcoSalon) Mmmmm...love a good beet salad! A little organic goat cheese on this is pretty nice too.
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Make a Sweater From Our Pet's Fur - (Inhabitots) This is for real! Okay, maybe just a bit weird, but definitely green (read as reuse)!
- Flourishing Fibers - (EcoFashionWorld) Who knew there were so many natural (and sustainable) fibers that clothes can be made from?
- Good Skin, Good Health, Good for you Girls Giveaway - (Green Gigs) "Their three-step skincare system is free of potentially hormone altering chemicals including: parabens, petrochemicals, sulfates, phthalates, dyes, and irritants. Plus, all of the Good for you Girls products are vegan approved and created cruelty-free."
Tech & Science Stuff
- Flying Car Sets Off for the Sahara - (Environmental Graffiti) Planned to fly from London to Timbuktu.
Work & Business Stuff
- Green Bid Madness - Jan. 14, 2009 - (Green Gigs) This week's green jobs up for bid.
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Massive 10ft Spinning Ice Circle Discoverd in the UK - (Environmental Graffiti) Never knew about these "ice disks".
- Rainforests Bounce Back? - (EcoSalon)
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Incredible Hotel Made from Salvaged Wine Casks - (Inhabitat) For those of you who live, breath and SLEEP wine...(sorry, couldn't resist)
- Sundance Fistival To Feature More Environmental Films Than Ever Before - (Ecorazzi) Cool! Can't wait to see.
- Johnny Depp Joins Fight Against Illegal Pirate Fishing - (Ecorazzi) Movie pirate fighting real pirates...cool!
- Seven Crazy Things Celebrities Have Said About the Environment - (TreeHugger) Topping the list, Dan Quayle is a doozy.
- Will Ferrell Says "You're Welcom America" With Special Benefit Performance - (Ecorazzi) "Will Ferrell will make his Broadway debut in You’re Welcome America. A Final Night with George W Bush..."
- DiCaprio's New Watch Deal To Benefit Environmental Initiatives - (Ecorazzi)
- The Water Footprint Network - (GreenMuze) It's not just our carbon footprint we should be concerned about.
- A green revolution blooms in the desert - (International Herald Tribune) "...the oil-rich United Arab Emirates would seem an unlikely place for a green revolution."
- To Curb Pollution, China Paying Drivers to Give Up Their Cars - (EarthFirst)
Political & Social Stuff
- Welcome to the (Green) WHite House, Obamas! - (Sprig) The folks over at Sprig give the White House a green makeover for the incoming first family...even suggests gorgeous green fashions for the Inaugural Ball. Hey, it's a fun read!
Other Random Cool Stuff
- San Jose Installs First Electric Vehicle Chargepoint - (Inhabitat)
- 10 Creative Reuses for Empty Cereal Boxes - (Focus Oranic) Some of these also make great craft project for kids.
- Ballston Spa, NY Declared the Ninth Fair Trade Town - (Change.org: Fair Trade)
- Profile of a Fair Trade Town: Media, PA - (Change.org: Fair Trade)