Compost at the Ballpark

Baseball season is here and in full swing.  The Seattle Seahawks have a new, green twist on stadium give-aways. Compost made from trash left at the stadium.  Continue reading


High Trash Fashion

Not all materials are created equally- and that stays true when it comes to fashion too.  Natural fibers, like organic cotton, tend to be gentler on the planet than artificial ones, rayon, polyester etc. How “green” clothing is depends on many other factors too, including where the materials are sourced and what the manufacturing process for them is. Continue reading

Earth Day Discounts and Deals!
April 21, 2011, 10:56 AM
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You can participate in Earth Day at many businesses nationwide- from Starbucks to Lowes.  The companies are offering discounts or even freebees-yes FREE items- for making green choices. Did I mention free? Continue reading

Earth Day 2011
April 18, 2011, 7:13 PM
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Earth Day is right around the corner- this Friday, April 22 to be exact. What is Earth Day? It started back in 1970 as a day to recognize the importance of a clean and healthy environment and to fight for it. Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Season
April 10, 2011, 5:52 PM
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It’s officially Spring and, at least in San Jose, finally starting to feel like it is. With Spring comes the start of local farmer’s markets that are not only great places to get fresh, local produce, but also a fun way to spend a leisurely morning. Continue reading

Earth Hour

Earth Hour was last night at 8:30pm (local time) and, if 2010 is an indicator, this was the biggest Earth Hour yet. Don’t know what Earth Hour is? It’s when countries and individuals turn off their lights for one hour to make a statement against climate change. Continue reading

Oil Dangers

There are safer ways to power cars and ship than oil. Electric and solar power are still developing technologies, but they are worth investing in.  Not only because they are renewable (meaning they burn carbon emitting fossil fuels) but also because they can keep oil out of our oceans. Continue reading