By Steve Hanley Sheep’s wool has been keeping people warm for thousands of years. It is by definition all natural, renewable, and recyclable. When used for clothing, its inherent ability to breathe and absorb moisture – keeping it away from the skin – makes it comfortable across a wide range of temperatures. Could it do […]
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Annamaet Petfoods was founded to give the best nutrition and food to your pets: learn why a veterinarian wanted to start a sustainable pet food company, and how your fur baby can benefit from switching to more sustainable pet foods.
3D printing – what is it, who’s getting in on it, and what does it mean for consumers? You may have heard about this modern printing technology, which is impacting everything from the military to health care to the fidget spinner craze. But do you really know what it’s all about? 3D printing is the […]
A vacation designed to be close to nature and sustainable can be found in some traditional locations. You just have to choose well.
We make choices how we travel, and sustainable ecotourism helps economic development, promotes awareness about world heritage, and reinforces global peace.
How do you get started in community organizing around a progressive issue that will impact our planet positively?
Local farms offer fresh food and contributions to community. Buying at big groceries and big box stores contributes to the demise of our planet.
Green festivals incorporate environmental considerations to minimize their negative impacts through reduction of waste, water, and energy, use of fair trade or organic food, incorporating local suppliers and locally sourced products, and providing education about environmental impacts. A green festival is so much fun! This year’s Green Festival Expo in San Francisco will take place November […]
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Oahu is famous for many things, but our very large waves and the related competitions that come every winter as the swells rise on the North Shore are perhaps the most fantastic. As the swells rise each winter, so does the amount of people– and the amount of waste. Surfing events can be environmental nightmares, but […]
Enter to win a trip to Abu Dhabi’s sustainability week with Masdar’s blogging contest for 2016, asking you how you envision a low-carbon economy.
Sometimes it feels like politics and regulations are out of our hands, but there is a growing movement of ‘local first’ initiatives, grassroots activism and urban revitalization proving that people have the power to make huge changes for their neighborhoods and their planet. “Self-reliance” is a growing buzzword that allows local communities to focus on […]
There’s a trend happening in many areas of North America and in some ways it’s proving to be a double-edged sword. After decades of suburban sprawl and many years of families around North America moving away from the city to the suburbs, the trend is reversing. People are now re-embracing city centers and returning to […]
These energy saving tips for washing machines and dryers will have you saving money (and saving the planet) in no time!
Sustainable living means different things to different people. For some it’s personal sustainability—keeping oneself going with enough money and energy to get by. For others, it’s a global thing. But yoga offers some great lessons on sustainable living that transcends both spheres, melding them into one prevailing lifestyle and mindset that can create abundance in […]
As summer approaches, many homeowners are thinking about how they can make their home more beautiful. Maybe this year you have sustainability projects in mind, like building vertical gardens or creating a rainwater catchment system. But for many others this means big home improvement projects that will make your home more functional, more enjoyable, and […]