The first lady had a roundtable discussion with students at Anacostia High School in DC to mark the Women's History Month.
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- Hey Dads: Ain't too hip for diaper duty on the fly? - (Ideal Bite) Some great eco-diaper bags for guys - "minus the pastel prints and PVC."
- Teach Kids to Think Green with a Solar Power Building Kit - (EcoSalon)
- PBS "Share the Earth" Earth Day Campaign - (Eco Child's Play) "The online content and programming are ADORABLE – and all free – and help instill a love of the environment and eco-conscious values in children and their families."
- RECIPE: Ben's Friday Pancakes - (Cookus Interruptus) Pancakes without flour...gonna have to try these out! Video in post.
- Microwaves and plastics shouldn't mix - (Mother Nature Network) "Whether it's marked "microwave-safe" or not, it's not a good idea."
Tech & Science Stuff
- Panasonic Introducing Home Compost Machine in Japan - (EcoGeek) "Panasonic has developed an electric compost machine for home use that turns your organic trash into fertilizer in just a few hours."
- IBM Dives Into Water Purification - (EcoGeek) "...a new nanotechnology that can both rid our water supply of toxins and desalinate salt water."
- Dell is the Greenest Brand Says IT Pros - (Fast Company)
- Today's cow is tomorrow's...motor oil? - (Mother Nature Network)
Work & Business Stuff
- Green Job Listings - March 19, 2009 - (Green Gigs)
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Teaching Kids About Water Issues - (Sierra Club: The Green Life) "This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day... Tomorrow (Mar. 20), Dream Village, a website that educates kids about social, economic, and environmental issues, is releasing Saved by the Well."
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Dreyfuss Green Home May Pull Power From Water Wheels - (Ecorazzi)
- Farm Sanctuary Offers INSANE Celebrity-Packed Auction On Charity Buzz! - (Ecorazzi) "From now until March 31, Farm Sanctuary is raising some critical cash by offering tons of celebrity experiences, rare memorabilia, and special services and merchandise."
- 10 Masterpieces of Cardboard Design - (Environmental Graffiti)
Political & Social Stuff
- The First Lady in DC | Women's History Month - (Obama Pics Daily) Michelle Obama just rocks!
- Protect you Beach: Speak out against Oil Drilling! - (Surfrider Foundation Action Network) "Now is your opportunity to tell national leaders that offshore drilling is a BAD POLICY for our oceans and our future." Read this and send a letter to Secretary Salazar.
- Sustainable Growth - (ecomii) "The question that people are now asking themselves is whether this economic crisis just a downturn in the market or it’s shed light on some flaws in the model of economic growth which led us here?" Time to relook and rethink.
- Cash for Clunkers Program Could Offer Vouchers for Your New Chevy Volt - (Fast Company)
- YouthBuild Shines - (Gren For All Blog) "YouthBuild works with young people who have dropped out of high school – kids without lots of opportunities and without lots of people believing they'll succeed. These youth learn to build energy efficient homes for low-income families, and earn their GEDs at the same time."
- President Obama annunces $2.4 Billion in Funding for Electric Vehicles - (Gas 2.0)