T-Shirt concepts by the Chop Shop
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- Want your youngun to fraternize with a better toy? - (Ideal Bite) Here's a great list of eco stuffed animals made with organic or recycled materials..."just as cuddly, but won't put your kid, home, or the planet in a chemical haze from synthetic textiles and fillings."
- Fast Food May Be Causing Kidney Stones in Children - (Eco Child's Play)
- Are Food Additives Altering Our Hormones? - (TheDailyGreen) "With 3,000 food additives in use in the U.S., a study raises questions about the safety of estrogen 'cocktails'."
- Raising the Bar - (ecofabulous) Gustorganics in New York City is the first USDA certified bar in the world.
- COOKING WITH CHEF A: Chickpea and spinach soup in under 30 minutes - (Mother Nature Network) Lovin' chef A! Video in post.
- Restaurant charges customers for wasted food - (Mother Nature Network) Best way to change behavior is to hit 'em in the wallet!
- Built w/Food: 10 Works of (Incr)Edible Architecture - (WebEcoist) Just fun to look at.
- Umbra Explains Where to Recycle Batteries - (EarthFirst)
- DIY projects: Urban Homestead Garden - (ecollo) Think you can't have your own garden because you live in an apartment or condo? Think again!
- Cardboard Furniture: Grom Cheap to Artsy - (Low Impact Living) These are actully pretty cool...the kids toy stuff is a must.
- Granite Showrooms Continue Selling Radioactive Granite - (Green Building Elements)
- Tip: Convert Your Existing Toilet into a Dual-Flush System - (Green Living Ideas)
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Kim White Handbags - Super cool bags made from vintage car fabrics of the 70's & 80's...and each bag is "tagged with the year and make of the fabric, so you know exactly what car your bag comes from (i.e. 1983 Camaro or a 1978 Ford Mustang)."
- Lauren Bush Debuts New Eco-Friendly Lauren Pierce Collection - (Ecorazzi) Hmmm...wondering why she's not using her last name...
- Every Man Jack: Eco-Products for teh Guy in Your Life - (Eco Child's Play) Eco-guys rejoice! Best part is...you can buy it at Target (or online)!
- Fashion Conscience: Sexy Aaron Chang Bikinis - (Feelgood Style) Super cute swimwear made from recycled plastic bottle fiber.
Tech & Science Stuff
- Benefits and Flaws of Hybrid Cars - (AboutMyPlanet.com)
- Air Force Developing Solar Powered, Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Blimp - (Red, Green and Blue)
- World's Top 10 Fastest Electric Cars - (Gas 2.0) For all you speedsters out there!
- World's Largets Battery-Powered Truck Comes to U.S. - (Gas 2.0)
Work & Business Stuff
- Great Green Job of the Week: Project Leaders & Restoration - (EarthFirst) "SCA, America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified individuals to lead volunteers in trail building and habitat restoration projects."
- Green Job Listings - March 27, 2009 - (Green Gigs)
- Green Job Listings - March 29, 2009 - (Green Gigs)
School, College & Student Stuff
Nature & Environment Stuff
- 5 Animals We need To Survive - (Finding Dulcinea) "if we do allow animal populations to suffer, we’ll also be hurting ourselves. Here are five animals that humans can’t live without."
- Oldest Living Creature Discovered at 4,265 Years Old - (EcoWorldly)
- Global Water Challenge: Universl Access to Clean Water - (Blue Living Ideas)
- The Water Rights Grab: Big Business, Investors Push for Privatization - (Global Warming Is Real)
- Experts Say Ocean Acidification is a "Planet Changer" - (Planetsave) "Leading experts at the 2009 Aspen Environment Forum...predicted that all coral in the ocean would be in danger of dying off by mid-century if we continued to burn fossil fuel at our current rate."
- Toxic coal ash pond bursts and floods Tennessee town - (Mother Nature Network)
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Madonna's Malawi Documentary Now Available For Free On Hulu - (Ecorazzi)
- Gyneth Paltrow Launces New Clothing LIne To Benefit Children's Charity - (Ecorazzi)
- Green dating site makes matches, saves trees - (Mother Nature Network) "DateForTrees.com, which launched last June, pledges to donate a planted tree for each of the site's daters every month of their paid membership."
- Amsterdam: Only EVs Allowed by 2040 - (EcoGeek)
Political & Social Stuff
- Obama, Biden and Clinton T-Shirt Designs by the Chop Shop - (Obama Pics Daily) These are actually kinda good...diggin' the Airforce One design.
- United States Fuel Efficiency Standards Announced - (AboutMyPlanet.com)
- Pentagon looks at green options - (News.com.au)
Other Random Cool Stuff
- What is Fair Trade Part II - Who OWNS Fair Trade? - (Change.org: Fair Trade)
- The Next Ten Years: What They Will Look Like - (Culture Change) A sobering and very interesting view point.
- Enter the Instructables Energy Efficiency Competition & Win a Mac Book Pro - (EarthFirst) "Want to help improve energy efficiency, and win yourself a brand new 15" MacBook Pro from Apple? Create an energy-saving Instructable and explain why or how your project saves energy..."