- Ziggity Zoom - Here's a fun website for kids and parents to explore. There are games, pictures to color, stories to read and listen to and many other activities - all to encourage reading, creativity and imagination.
- Can antibacterial cleansers actually make bacteria stronger? - (Ideal Bite) "Scientists say it's no more effective than regular soap and can make germs more resistant, so go for hand cleansers that do the job without questionable chems." Our personal fave natural sanitizer is CleanWell.
- It's Hip Hop Baby - Super cool children's DVD for ages 2 to 6 "that educates toddlers and preschoolers with fun child-friendly hip hop music."
- Plum Organics Kids Meals - (EcoStiletto) No time to make the kiddies' organic dinner?? Here's a line of frozen ones that also come in a biodegradable/compostable tray and box made of 100% recycled materials.
- Fair Trade Morning Per: Underdog to Top Banana - (Change.org: Fair Trade) "Banana companies have been accused of horrible abuses for almost a century. Oké USA is a new kind of company, one that brings good, healthy food to people here and enhances the lives and communities where bananas are grown."
- How Green Is My Orange? - (NYTimes.com) "How much does your morning glass of orange juice contribute to global warming? PepsiCo, which owns the Tropicana brand, decided to try to answer that question."
- Miso Happy - (Eat. Drink. Better.) "Miso is a traditional fermented Japanese food with amazing health benefits."
- Top Three New Eco-Friendly, No VOC Paints - (EcoStiletto) There's a special discount for readers of this post.
- The OrganiCube - (GreenMuze) "Designed to be compact and income-appropriate, the self-contained living unit measures a mere 3×3x3m." Cool, but think we'd get a little claustrophobic.
- Adam Kalkin Maine Container House - (Jetson Green) Look at what a dozen shipping containers can make.
- Smellfree Compost Bin - (GreenMuze) Wonder if this really works...anyone tried it??
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- La Bella Donna Pure, Natural Mineral Foundation - (EcoStiletto) Love a mineral foundation in pressed compact form...no more mess! There's even a tip on how to tell whether your mineral makeup is really pure.
- Consumer Alert: Acetone-Free is Not Always Hazard-Free - (Good Housekeeping) Think nail polish remover.
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Antarctic Ice Shelf About to Collapse Due to Global Warming - (EarthFirst)
- Death Rate of Forests Doubles, Scientists Find - (EcoSalon)
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Jenny Garth Green Cleans Up - (EcoStiletto) Like many of us, motherhood brought out the green in this celeb.
- Neil Young's New Album To Be All About Eco Cars - (Ecorazzi) "We know Neil Young is absolutely head-over-heels in love with his project to convert a classic ‘59 Lincoln Continental into an all-electric vehicle — but did anyone ever think he’d take that enthusiasm and turn it into a new album dedicated to the topic?"
- Harrison Ford, Prince Charles, Cate Blanchett To Star In New Rainforest Film - (Ecorazzi) "In a first for the British royal family, Prince Charles is set to join celebrities Harrison Ford and Cate Blanchett in a new ad campaign to stop deforestation."
- MyInauguralPhoto.com - Bummed out that you didn't get to go to DC and attend the inauguration? Well, this site will let you insert your photo into the front row at Obama's swearing in. It's just like you were there!
- EcoGoodies: the best eco webshops - Here's a site that rounds up the best in eco webshops and lets you review and share your shopping experience.
- It's My Party, and I'll Give if I Want To - (ecofabulous) Planning a child's birthday? Here's a site that let's "guests give a secure online gift of money to the charity your child selects."
- Huge Savings at Inhabitat Winter Sale! - (Inhabitat)
- The Charcoal Children of Manilla - (Environmental Graffiti) This is just heartbreaking.
Political & Social Stuff
- BREAKING: Obama Tax Breaks for Solar and Wind Approved - (Red, Green and Blue)
Other Random Cool Stuff
- Coca-Cola Opens Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling Center - (Earthfirst)
- Go Green Expo Set To Rock Los Angeles This Weekend - (Ecorazzi) January 23-25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
- The real problem with fake grass - (Enviroblog) There's lead in it.
- Greywater Guerillas Make Rainwater Harvesting Easy - (EcoLocalizer)
- Governors Island Envisioned as Incredible Eco-Park - (Inhabitat) Check out this amazing proposal for Governors Island in New York.