• LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Green] Tricks and Tips-How to Make Money Recycling Metal & Scrapping
    recycling saving money aluminum recycling benefits of going green recycling scrap metal 'Instead of trashing items like metal wire pieces, plastic bottles and other household things, consider reusing and recycling. Metals like copper, aluminum, steel, brass, iron and wires are often thrown into trash by many who do not realize […].
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Green] Courting Families in Portland
    The word “courtyard” tends to conjure up the idea of green space flanked by buildings, like the apartment complexes commonly built from the 1920s to the 1940s. The city addressed that problem by allowing a more flexible range of housing units on lots with a shared court or common green. But where to find land?
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Green] Event: “The Thin Green Line” in Bellingham
    Next week, I’ll be in Bellingham at Western Washington University talking about the massive coal, oil, and gas export projects slated for sites throughout the Pacific Northwest—or, as we at Sightline have come to call our region, the Thin Green Line. Read more at daily.sightline.org. Climate & Energy
  • HUG A TREE WITH ME  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Green] 5 Easy ways to Upcycle old Clothing
    Green up fashion recycle upcycle 'The majority of the clothing we purchase are made from a blend of non-biodegradable synthetic fibers and petrochemical additives. When such materials are thrown into the landfills, they pollute. Check out the 5 easy upcycled clothing videos below for more inspiration… Upcycled Denim Backpack.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Green] Enjoy the Fall Migration: Your Guide to Bird Observatories
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy.  . 'Birders and hawk counters line the ridge at Hawk Mountain in Pennsylvania. Photo: Joe Smith. By Joe Smith, ornithologist and restoration ecologist.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Things we Forget to do Before Winter Comes. ~ Linda Lewis
    Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Canada cold weather green heating home preparation snow winter 'Why wait ‘til winter is at our door?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Time to use the wood and plant new trees
    Many in the green movement, who have been “brainwashed” into believing that you must never ever cut down a tree, will scream blue murder if one suggests the proper management of woods and forests, which includes felling and restocking. forestry green living woodland management new growth. absorbs more carbon that old growth.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Hospital turns yard into organic farm
    food growing green living 'Pennsylvania hospital partners with Rodale Institute to cultivate five acres of hospital land. Foodservice operations don’t get much more hyper-local than St. Luke’s Hospital, in Easton, Pa. The three-year-old facility, part of the St. The idea came from the hospital’s President Ed Nawrocki. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Why Soy Is NOT a Health Food
    green living healthy eating soy 'Soy has become a major source of toxicity for human beings, especially in the last three decades. Not only is more than 99% of soy genetically modified, but sources labeled organic or non-GMO are often exposed to the same problems as conventional soy. Here are the reasons to avoid any kind of soy.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] The secret to a happy life: revealed!
    green living happiness 'I don’t want to brag, but while I was on sabbatical I discovered the secret to happiness. The crazy thing is, it was lying right there in the open. It’s been revealed dozens, hundreds of times over the course of human history. It’s revealed every day in ordinary human affairs, if you’re paying attention. What is it?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Alternative generation: disenfranchised youth look to co-ops for work
    co-ops economic downturn green living "Young people are starting to realise that, as long as we continue to fight each other for unpaid or underpaid work, then we remain incredibly powerless. The only way we can change this reality is if we start collaborating, co-operating and working together," says 24-year-old Colvin.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Marlow Lagoon
    There have been a pair of Green Pygmy-geese at the lagoon as well recently and they float around among the water-lilies. Straw-necked Ibis and Green Pygmy-geese. 'While we have been living in Palmerston in the Northern Territory I do miss our garden at home in Broome and all of our daily visiting birds. White-winged Triller.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] It’s Just Stuff: Lessons From Living in a Dumpster. ~ Krista Matheny
    Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) anti-consumerism conservation green material possessions social experiments 'Jeff, (aka Professor Dumpster), inhabits his dump home six days a week. found myself giving him the night off and getting a serious lesson in anti-consumerism.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Our Hands in the Dirt.
    Inspiring (Wow) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) art dirt environment food garden green hands happiness love poetry relationship 'We have emerged from the murky waters The muddy depths of our soul A blue bloom in a slow and steady breath.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Living the “Green Life”, Living the Good Life
    Therefore it is no good “preaching” to others about going green, about reducing, reusing, etc., When it comes to consumption, to consumerism, even some people in the “green movement” seem to believe that they can make a difference and effect change if they just buy they “right” stuff and this or that “green” gadget.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Old-school farming methods could save the planet
    farming green living 'What if there were a simple solution to fighting climate change right under our feet? In her new book, The Soil Will Save Us , journalist and writer Kristin Ohlson says there is. The soil has been playing a mighty role in our climate ever since we''ve been a planet,” Ohlson says.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] What can small cities do to fight climate change?
    climate change green living 'CARROTS BEAT STICKS Everyone should know by now that the U.S. needs to adopt policies to restrain its profligate energy use. Per capita, we use the most of any country except Iceland. But Congress won’t pass a cap-and-trade bill, carbon tax, or any other policy to address it. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Saving Vegetable Seeds
    gardening gardening tips green living green living tips seed saving 'How to keep the ones you love… seeds of plants that is Saving and storing seeds from your own vegetable and herb crops is a thrifty way to perpetuate your favorite varieties from year to year. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Why Walking Helps Us Think
    green living green living tips walking He drew a charming one himself. Several decades later, a Boston College English professor named Joseph Nugent and his colleagues put together an annotated Google map that shadows Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom step by step. Dalloway.” Henry David Thoreau penned in his journal.
  • LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] Get Inspired From These Green Cities
    'Going green is more than a trend. green cities Green News sustainability eco-friendly cities For many, it’s a social responsibility, and in some cities, it’s a social movement. It’s a passion for many people who want to ease the impact on Mother Nature by doing their part and by rallying others to be more environmentally aware.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] The Real Food Store, UK
    green living local economy localism 'The Real Food Store is the first community-owned grocery store in Exeter, U.K. The store was initiated in 2009 by Transition Exeter , a localist initiative affiliated with the global Transition Town movement. for enterprises that exist first and foremost to benefit their communities.)
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] Hacker houses offer shared living for the young, green, and tech-obsessed
    Community green living housing 'Matthew Oswald’s house in the outskirts of Seattle’s Capitol Hill harbors a peculiar breed of chaos. Everyday there’s something new,” Oswald says. It’s like a sitcom.” Just think: Big Bang Theory meets The Real World. Some days that’s easier than others. Cooperative housing — a.k.a. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] How to clean mold without toxic chemicals
    Green Cleaning green living green living tips 'Get a jump on this harmful invader with some common household solutions. All air, indoors or outdoors, contains some mold spores. It only becomes a problem when the mold growth is excessive, which can lead to harmful health issues. For people with asthma, it can trigger an attack.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] 11 Reasons Dehydration Is Making You Sick And Fat
    green living green living tips water 'Adverse effects from not drinking enough water include digestive, skin, bladder and kidney problems, fatigue, and even headaches. We need water as much as the air we breathe in! Keeping your body hydrated is not a joke. Sipping water throughout the day is the best way to handle it.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] How to care for a cast iron frying pan
    cast iron cookware green living green living tips 'There''s no need for a non-stick pan when you have a well-seasoned cast iron pan that''s used and cared for properly. Here''s how to do it. My favourite kitchen tool is an old cast iron frying pan that my dad gave me years ago. Find instructions here for how to season properly.)
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] How to give a community a soul
    green living urban planning urban renewal 'I was amused to hear that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) says in her new memoir that her family was initially unhappy in Washington, D.C., because they lived in the “soulless suburb” of Arlington, Va. Urban planning and local laws actually affect it. Washington, D.C., Read more: [link].
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] Massachusetts Promotes Electric Vehicles in Three-City Tour
    Electric Vehicles Green Fleets Green Transportation Oil On Thursday, I joined Massachusetts energy and environmental agency leaders on a three-city tour promoting all of these topics. The events were held as part of the fourth annual National Drive Electric Week being celebrated in more than 145 cities nationwide.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] Green Prophets don’t fly with jewelry made from bugs
    'How do you feel about jewelry made from dead animals? I’m not talking about fetish jewelry where  teeth, bones, and vertebrae turn into sinister charms , but tasteful pendants and earrings made more colorful by adding real insect wings. It’s a growing trend that morphs dead butterflies into jewelry. South America, and Indonesia. One
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Green] Ghost Lemurs, Seeking Nemo, and the $100B Hurricane
    Green modernism : Bad for wilderness, says Brandon Keim. Send them to mdowns[at]tnc.org.    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. license. Extinction Countdown) . Mongabay). Matter).
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] How To Read And Interpret Your Monthly Electric Bill
    Also, be sure to check out our green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website! The post How To Read And Interpret Your Monthly Electric Bill appeared first on Green Living Ideas. How to read your monthly electric bill. Photo courtesy of Soda Head.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] New Research Examines How, and Where, Birds Fly
    The data show that in spring, migrants chase a “green wave” of plant growth and insect abundance, sometimes following a clockwise route rather than flying due north. '“I want you / to show me the way,” Peter Frampton sings. Pop music is all well and good for people, but how do birds know the way, when it comes to flying? The verdict?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] The love of wealth
    green living green living tips love of wealth 'by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The love of wealth is the root of all evil. This should really have been more the translation of the Bible and not simply “the love of money” alone. And the accumulation and the almost adoration of wealth also belongs into this. he owns. And on it goes.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] The People Who Wouldn't Mind If the Pacific Northwest Were Its Own Country
    alternative communities green living 'The first thing we heard when we pulled into the Finney Farm was the clattering of drums, followed by a high-pitched howling noise. Suddenly a wild pack of young girls came running out of the woods waving sticks in the air. The youngest, maybe two years old, had sticky berries smeared across her face.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say
    green living green living tips health 'Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting deadly wound infections, including MRSA. The bacterial blend has already been effectively tested on horses. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] 11 Nutritious Reasons to Eat Food Scraps
    You might not know that you can eat broccoli stems or beet greens, but that “trash” is just as nutritious, and sometimes more so, than the main part of the vegetable. food waste green living green living tips 'It’s not trash—it’s dinner! Food waste is a hot topic nowadays. As well it should be! Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] Vegan eco-hiphop DJ raps about the OG lifestyle for food justice and sustainability
    'In this case, OG stands for organic gardener, and Denver''s DJ Cavem wants kids to grow their own greens, but "not the ones you roll." green living Read more: [link].
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] Plastic detox mindmap
    'Green Plastics
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] Salmon Cam 2014: A Live Look at Migratory Fish
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. . Last year, more than 7,500 Chinook salmon made their way back to the Shasta River, and many were able to be viewed as they swam past Salmon Cam.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] Pelican Lake (Greece): Magic Revisited
    Bright yellow males and yellow-green females were taking off from one side of the road to fly into the treecrowns at the other side. Avocets and Black-winged Stilts , Spotted Redshanks and Green Sandpipers , Black-tailed Godwits , Glossy Ibises , one Black Stork and a flock of Eurasian Spoonbills are all foraging on the mudbars.
  • LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] How to Reduce Car Emissions and the Benefits of Doing So
    easy green living tip fuel efficiency how to go green reduce fossil fuels saving energy benefits of lower emissions how to reduce car emissions 'Reducing car emissions and benefits of reduced emissions.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] Why would people hang their babies out the windows in cages?
    green living green living tips 'A lot of people are having a giggle at these photos of baby cages that are making the rounds of the internet, sticking out of apartment windows in London in the twenties and thirties. We have written about them before in How to Add Some Space in your Apartment for the Little Ones.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] If You Want to Stop Wasting Water and Energy, Stop Wasting Food
    food waste green living green living tips 'We throw away 40 percent of our food, but new technology is helping cities and companies reduce that refuse before it hits the landfill. In the United States, 40 percent of the food grown each year is discarded uneaten. And of course, growing all that food just to throw it out wastes water.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] Billyburg Gone Way Cute: Kallio’s Ethical Line and Eco Fashion Workshop
    There are several fabric options offered, but the green (pictured) is really my favorite. 'Kallio’s Kickstarter campaign is something (adorably) different. In addition to making and selling a line of too-fabulous kids’ clothing (see below—we want some in our sizes!) How rad is that? Sustainably-minded AND caring for community!
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] How to Build a Cold Frame
    gardening gardening tips green living 'Cold frames allow you to start plants early in spring and keep them out longer in fall, extended your planting and harvesting dates. Cold frames can also be used, however, to protect plants from the upcoming fall frost. Basically, a cold frame is a box set on the ground and topped with glass or plastic.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] ‘We need to ask who should be allowed to create money’
    green living money 'Ben Dyson talks about the progress made by Positive Money in sparking the debate about monetary reform over the past four years The last six months have been full of breakthroughs for the movement to democratise money. One of the early challenges was simply getting people to believe that banks create money.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] Localism and the Internet
    'By Ajax Greene: Many “buy local” campaigns are very welcoming of the local chain store on the corner, but are anti-internet. green living localism This makes no sense to us. Let me be totally clear: Localism loves the internet — when the sellers are locally owned and independent. Why are these questions important? Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] Florida Makes Off-Grid Living Illegal – Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To An Electricity Grid
    They would be totally green, off the grid and self-sufficient. government control government out of control green living off-grid 'It’s no secret that an opposition to sustainable living exists. Earlier this year, Texas state brought several SWAT teams to a sustainable community and threatened to shut it down. Providing your own power.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] How State Public Money Pays for Coal Exports and Oil Trains
    At a time when the Northwest is choosing whether to become a carbon export hub of global consequence or a thin green line of climate protection, the way we spend our money says a great deal about our priorities. 'Coal and oil trains, Washington state. by Paul K. In some cases, the subsidies and expenditures are known but relatively small.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] Tracking a Secretive Snake on the Prairie
    The study is part of a larger effort to document the effects of patch-burn grazing, an innovative conservation grazing technique I covered in a previous Cool Green Science post. 'Plains hog-nosed snake. Photo: Jeff LeClere. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. One of the most mysterious creatures around is finally having its cover blown.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] GMOs explained through an historical lens
    Green Tech and Gadgets agriculture agtech food production genetically modified organisms GMO 'Are grandma’s heirloom tomatoes Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) ? What about Lebanese cucumbers or the maize that Native Americans transformed from a meager ankle-high grass into long-eared mazes of golden corn? What is so scary about GMO?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] Be a living fish
    be the change green living No religion involved here. Be a living fish swim against the flow rise up and be brave victory will be yours Fish that are alive are capable of swimming against the stream and will do so vigorously, and in case of the salmon, even jump weirs and other obstacles, to get upstream. No one is going to do it for us.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] Localization: For People And The Earth
    green living localization 'The movement for localization is growing rapidly, worldwide. www.localfutures.org.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] Doctor’s Orders: For Better Health, Put Your Hands in the Dirt
    gardening green living health 'Health care workers in this Virginia town are prescribing gardening time. Eat more fruits and vegetables,” says every doctor everywhere—the kind of vague advice easily forgotten when passing apples on the way to the end-of-season ice cream sandwiches on sale at the store. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] 10 Reasons to Quit Excessive Consumerism
    consumerism green living lifestyle choice 'With advertising bombarding our senses everywhere we go, it’s very hard to not be tempted to buy the newest gadget or gear on the market. While buying things is a part of life, a balance must be implemented or things can get out of control. Here are 10 reasons to put the plastic back in your pocket.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] 5 Nuisances Only Urban Gardeners Understand
    green living urban gardening 'City gardeners have problems no farmer in the country faces. Can you relate? When you begin to garden in the city , the future is as ripe as the tomatoes you expect to harvest. But if a squirrel steals your first fruit or a neighbor complains, growing your own suddenly doesn’t seem like so much fun.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] Dirty and Dangerous Secret Of Meat Industry
    green living meat glue meat industry 'Dirty and Dangerous Secret Of Meat Industry Would Make You Reconsider About Becoming A Vegetarian.A must see! The meat industry may be hiding a secret, and it’s not easy to spot. It’s called the “Meat Glue Secret” and it’s pretty darn scary.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] How To Insulate Your Hot Water Heater Tank
    Check out this video to get an idea of what it should look like when you’re done: If you’re looking for more ways to save energy and money around your home, check out our green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website! Sharpie. Vinyl Tape. Scissors or Box Cutter. Gloves.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] How many birds are killed by windmills and other green energy projects?
    Conservation bird mortality cats green energy windmills 'Nobody knows and I’m not going to pretend to tell you. Having said that, we expect wind mills to increase in number, and the specific birds that are killed by them may be a particularly sensitive group (i.e. eagles and vultures ) so we need to pay attention. So keep that in mind.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] The Real Magical Forest: What It’s Like to Dive among Giant Kelp
    'Over on Cool Green Science, we’re featuring a Citizen Science story on how people — even if they aren’t divers — can help with important research on kelp forests. That got us thinking about what it must be like to dive in such magical places. Unbelievable to truly be entering a forest underwater. Favorite Nature
  • INDIGENIZE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] A Judge for the People
    It turns out he’s the one who gave the green light to the resistance action of clerk Hillary Hall, who issued […]. 'I was on Jury Duty today. wasn’t selected to serve, but it would have been fun if I were because the judge was such a big souled person with a sense of humor.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Toxic Beauty: the Truth About What’s in your Favorite Beauty Products. ~ Olivia Chapman
    Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Health & Wellness chemicals eco make up natural skindeep 'Turns out that embracing all-natural products helps to accept one''s own ‘naturalness’ too.
  • LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Steps to Sustainability
    easy green living tip green living how to go green recycling reduce waste sustainability Green living Steps to Sustainability sustainable living at home 'This post by by guest-blogger Tiffany Kresinski. Thinking of making a positive change in your lifestyle that could also help the environment?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Green spaces fall short in asset of community value bids
    'by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Only around half of applications to list a green space as an asset of community value (ACV) have succeeded, an analysis by a planning consultancy has found. allotments green living PARKS & OPEN SPACES Pubs are most likely to get approval - 88 per cent - with libraries not far behind.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Full House
    green living green living tips recycling 'When it comes to recycling, most of us start in the kitchen, but then it ends in the kitchen too. Recycling is often undertaken by one member of the household and in one room only. Yet, everyone creates waste and all over the house. Downstairs and upstairs. Downstairs and upstairs.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Make this school year a greener one
    green living green living tips However, in the midst of all this, it’s very unlikely that many will have even entertained any thoughts on how they might help to reduce the amount of waste that is produced as a result of sending them back to school. Less waste and cheaper. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] This Innovative Gardening Site Can Teach a Novice to Grow Anything
    The project aims to be the Wikipedia of gardening and farming and offers green thumbs of all levels the knowledge they need to grow the crops or plants they’ve been longing for­. gardening gardening tips green living 'OpenFarm is building a free, open database that will break down how to get fruits, vegetables, and plants to thrive.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] China just got serious about global warming. Now we’re really out of excuses.
    climate change green living 'China announced it was moving forward with plans for a massive, nationwide cap-and-trade program intended to help combat global warming. Here’s why China is doing this now, and what we know about the plan so far. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] THE WISDOM OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES
    green living indigenous cultures 'Many people have become dominated by consumerism and no longer recognise the value of our natural world or the importance of community. Indigenous cultures have a lot to teach us about sharing, sustainability, and a spiritual relationship to Mother Earth, explain Freddy Treuquil and Victor Lem Masc.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] How To Insulate Your Hot Water Pipes
    Check out this video to give yourself a better idea of how your pipes should look when you’re done: If you’re looking for more ways to save energy and money around your home, check out our  green home improvement  projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a  top 20 home improvement website! Measuring Tape. Sharpie.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Clean Technologies For Cooling And Heating Your Home
    'Today there are all sorts of different systems you can have installed in order to green your home and make it more energy and water efficient, but which ones give you the best bang for your buck? Passive Solar Home Designs. Solar Powered A/C and Hot Water Systems. Both systems will drastically reduce your carbon footprint!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] The Parrots of Howard Beach
    Old Howard Beach in particular has quite a few of the large stick nests that the Monk Parakeets build, and their raucous cries can be regularly heard as the green, gray, and blue parrots wheel overhead. 'North of Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens is a middle class neighborhood, predominantly Italian-American, known as Howard Beach.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] This Guy Lives in a Dumpster—On Purpose.
    Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green austin consciousness dumpster project eco environment green home huston tillotson university sustainable Tiny Wilson started The Dumpster Project, a non-profit that is transforming a trash dumpster into a home with a focus on sustainability education.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] Capitalism don’t Care.
    'Ciclovia (Green Streets) in Boulder is a wonderful idea. If you don’t know about it, it’s an international movement to take back streets for human beings–pedestrians, arts, markets, cyclists. It’s fun and takes place in something like 80 cities, including Manhattan, around the world. It’s super inspiring.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] Calling an end to speed
    cultural creatives green living green living tips slowing down 'by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The globalized speeding up, the quickening, is affecting us all. Responsible for this speeding up of everything is the uncontrolled development of science, technology and economy. We are in the state of permanent time pressure.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] Make your food last longer
    Food Storage green living green living tips 'By Lyndsey from Recycle for Wales The easiest way to make food last for longer in our home is by freezing it. usually make batches of food so I can be lazy in the week, and defrost it when I need it. Keep it cool – use your fridge Make sure your fridge is running below 5 O C.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] 6 Reasons Backyard Compost is the Best Soil Enhancer
    composting gardening gardening tips green living green living tips 'One of the easiest things you can do to boost your garden soil’s health, composting takes only minutes a day and will cut down on your energy and water bills, too! There are many reasons compost is the best renewable resource for enriching soil. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] 6 Problems With City Composting—And What You Can Do About It
    Smell If your compost smells, typically this means your compost pile has too much green matter , which can include fresh kitchen waste and green grass clippings. composting green living green living tips 'From space constraints to to foul odors, composting in the city isn’t easy, so take matters into your own hands.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food To Everyone – For Free (VIDEO)
    green living green living tips permaculture 'Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part of the food forest system. Why Food Forests? 1) Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] The Disturbingly Inexact Science Of Food Expiration Dates
    food waste green living green living tips 'It''s an all too common ritual: A product in the kitchen passes its "best before" date, so you toss it. Trouble is, it was probably perfectly safe to eat — and you just wasted good food. This is a problem that''s only getting worse. Nor are they necessarily directed at the consumer.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] Black Bittern
    had almost completed the circuit observing the bird species that I have become familiar with there, such as the Forest Kingfishers, Nankeen Night Herons, Green Pygmy Geese, Orange-footed Scrubfowl and the large variety of Honeyeaters when there was something that caught my eye in the distance. It was next to the water and taking a drink.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] Building my Internet of Things for smart city farms
    On four plastic tubes, each about a yard and a half long, I am growing lettuce, basil, green onions, varieties of mint, a watermelon, eggplant, and some Arabian greens like meloukhia. 'I’ve started a small water farm. The system is basically just pipes with holes in them, a large bucket and a small pump that circulates the water.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
    [Green] China goes Internet of Things for the farm by buying Israel’s AutoAgronome
    Green Tech and Gadgets China fertigation Internet of Things Israel Panasonic smart farming 'China’s economy is growing exponentially. So is the needs of its population. To keep ahead of the food curve, China’s Yuanda Group just bought the Israeli company AutoAgronome for $20 million. Now it’s fulfilling a triple bottom line.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Green] Let's go and collect laundry detergent
    green living green living tips 'by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Now is the time of the conker, the Horse Chestnut, and thus time to collect them to wash our clothes with. Horse Chestnut fruit for washing clothes, you ask. Not a very good situation. And how do you make the detergent from the nuts? Simple.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Green] Don’t throw it away. Throw a party instead!
    green living green living tips sugru 'Waste less, Live more Week (22-28 Sept) is Keep Britain Tidy’s annual awareness week which this year will bring together people and organisations who plan to host a week of events around the 2014 theme - Be Resourceful. Sounds good? Well get involved then! Download Your Pack Here Source: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Green] Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms
    community farms green living 'When you picture a housing development in the suburbs, you might imagine golf courses, swimming pools, rows of identical houses. It''s called development-supported agriculture, a more intimate version of community-supported agriculture — a farm-share program commonly known as CSA. " In Fort Collins, Colo.,
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Green] ‘Community is the cornerstone of our energy future’
    green living renewable energy Transforming this essential system is critical if we are going to shape a brighter, sustainable future. But to do so is also very complex and will require a number of big shifts to occur across the system. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Green] Creating Mini-forests Anywhere!
    forests green living 'Shubhendu Sharma is an industrial engineer, who used to work for a well known car company. Now he makes mini forests - everywhere. Whilst at the car company, Shubhendu met Akira Miyawaki who was brought in to grow a forest in the factory to make it carbon neutral. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Green] A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Base Types
    Take a look at the following image to get a better idea of how this measurement is taken: If you’re looking for more ways to make your home energy efficient, try checking out some of our green home improvement projects : Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website ! Modern Light Bulbs: Base Types. Bi-Pin.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Green] How Your Pool Pump And Filter Work
    If you’re looking for more ways to green your home and make it more energy and water efficient, check out some of our green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website ! It starts by drawing water from both the pool and the skimmer and delivering it to the pump and motor.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] Carolina Parakeet: Mystery of the Incas
    But imagine those flocks are verdant green, a color unmatched by any native bird currently in North American (north of Mexico, of course). 'The 19-teens were not a good time for North American birdlife. It was called Incas. mean, think about it. Flocks miles long and horizon to horizon. Groves of trees with pigeon dung as deep as spring snow.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] How Your Fridge And Freezer Work
    If you’re looking for more ways to green your home and make it more energy efficient, check out our green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website ! 'Knowing how your fridge and freezer work is a great place to start when it comes to making them more energy efficient.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] 6 Mindful Tips to “Green” Your Next Party or Event. ~ Brenna Fischer
    Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) green mindful Reducing Environmental Impact tips wedding
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] Close Out Summer With a Berry Protein Smoothie. ~ Melissa Green {Recipe}
    'This smoothie is full of vitamins, nutrients, and vegan protein, and it''s just as delicious as it is healthy. Food Health & Wellness eating healthy end of summer smothie recipe vegan recipes
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] Diet Water
    green living green living tips water 'by Michael Smith (Veshengro) What advertising gimmick are they going to come up next? Water, is water, is water. It contains no calories, no sugar, and, if you discount the added chlorine, it contains nothing, period. So how can you have “diet water”? Simple, with, at source, no additives. Period!
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] ‘Limits to Growth’ vindicated: World headed towards economic, environmental collapse
    economic growth green living Limits to Growth 'Australian researchers have shown that a book written ? and written off ? four decades ago accurately predicted where the world would be in terms of resource allocation and the environment. And that does not bode well for the future of humanity. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] Green Patch: Grow Arugula in Fall
    'Fall weather brings out the best in this spicy salad green. sativa ) that was included in a seed packet of mixed salad greens. A: Until 20 years ago, this piquant salad green was rarely cultivated, though salad lovers in Italy and France eagerly gathered the greens found growing wild. Does it grow well when sown in fall?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] Meet Lovely Rosemary
    green living green living tips herbs 'Common Name: Rosemary – Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis. Energetics: Warm, dry. Taste/Impression: Aromatic, spicy, diffusive, slightly astringent and slightly bitter. Action: Aromatic, circulatory stimulant, stimulant/relaxant nervine, stimulating diaphoretic. Read more: [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] Naomi Klein to Degrowth Conference: Climate Change Can Deliver 'People's Shock'
    degrowth green living 'Status quo is not an option if we are to rein in runaway emissions, This Changes Everything author says in address to conference "You''re having the core conversation of our time." have failed catastrophically." The " status quo is not an option," Klein said. Read more: [link].
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Green] Whale Pelvises, Pidgeon Toes and Bee Belly Bacteria
    Send them to mdowns[at]tnc.org.    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'Bacteria from honey bees’ second honey stomachs churn out novel anti-microbial compounds. license. Futurity).
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Green] A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Enlightened Society. ~ Lorre Fleming
    The spicy-green aroma of countless conifers. 'Now on the right road, pulse is returning to normal. Chöling’s slightly over-grown lawn smiles a warm welcome back. Park in the lower lot and walk up the hill. to the cheerful white farmhouse with red trim. is as pungent and intoxicating as I remember. The flowers.
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