Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- The Earth Friends: Heirloom Quality Eco Dolls - (Eco Child's Play) They're made of organic cotton, recycled cotton, hemp, and stuffing made from recycled plastic containers. Plus, there's a back pack that has a Hope Tree Planting Kit inside.
- Innovations in chocolate: asparagus, smoked figs and 23-carat gold - (Confectionerynews.com) Now if only these guys would use Fair Trade and organic chocolate in their concoctions.
- Book Review: Your Eco-Friendly Home - Buying, Building, or Remodeling Green - (EcoSalon) Written "with inexperienced home buyers in mind...describes securing financing, researching agents and contractors, retaining architects, using engineers..."
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Affordable Denim That's Good For The Planet (and makes your butt look good too) - (The Lazy Environmentalist)
- Dress for Success...in Marriage - (ecofabulous) These elegant wedding dresses made from natural fibers and peace silks and a far cry from the flower child dresses you'd probably think of.
- The Discerning Brute Chats With Tim Gunn About Going Fur Free - (Ecorazzi) Love the line where Tim says to "take responsibility" for what you wear. WARNING: Last half of video is graphic and hard to watch...but really makes an impression.
Tech & Science Stuff
- Sony Exhibiting Hybrid Fuel Cell Batteries in Tokyo - (CleanTechnica) "...a portable model that comes with a USB connection and leather lanyard, and an internal version that can be used like a normal battery... enough juice to power a cell phone for an entire month." Wow!!
Work & Business Stuff
- Beware: Scammers are Preying on Green Job Seekers - (EarthFirst) "Research shows that internet green job scams are growing, both to take financial advantage of green job seekers and to gather information that could be useful for identity theft or spam mailings."
- Green Job Listings - Feb. 26, 2009 - (Green Gigs)
- 7 Simple Steps to a More Eco-Friendly Office - (WebEcoist)
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Uranium Mining Poisons Native Americans - (Culture Change) Yes, there is a human and environmental cost to nuclear power.
- Captain Moore Talks Trash - (Oceana) It's about the plastic soup we call our ocean. Video in post.
- Another Freaky Fish - (Oceana) Here's a little video of the creature too.
- The Exxon Valdez Disaster, 20 Years Later: The Social and Environmental Scars - (Chelsea Green)
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Jenna Elfman Chats About Green Motherhood, Solar-Powered Future - (Ecorazzi) Some light-hearted reading...love this gal.
- 14,000 Barrel Oil Spill in Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest - (EcoWorldy)
Political & Social Stuff
- Week Could Save California's Economy - (EarthFirst) Seriously, why can't we regulate it like alcohol or a prescription drug?
- Al Gore Twitter Update: 183,000 Followers, 12 Updates - (Ecorazzi) Seriously Al, can ya give us some Twitter love?
Other Random Cool Stuff
- Next Stop for Go Green Expo: Philadelphia - (Sustainablog)
- Paper Matters - (Sustainablog) Even the non-greenest person can make a little difference here.
- Website Supports Plastic Bag Usage - (Sustainable is Good) People, it's not about plastic or paper...it's neither!! Bring your own bag...hell, bring one of the gazillion plastic bags that you probably already have sitting in your house. Can you believe there's a site call SaveThePlasticBag.org?!!!
- Mr. Whipple Left It Out: Soft Is Rough on Forests - (NYTimes.com) C'mon people, do we really need to use virgin pulp to wipe our bottoms??