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Twist & Spout – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Swiss designer Nicolas Le Moigne designed this ergonomic water pourer and won the 2005 Macef Design Award. product review product test Twist & Spout Twist & Spout water pourer Verso Diverso

The Case For and Against Ethanol

Green Home Blog

Ever since commercial production of corn-based ethanol first began – in 2004 in Canada and about 2008 in the United States – there have been highly vocal proponents and opponents. The RFS mandates, put in place in 2005 and expanded in 2007 – both initiatives under former President George W.

Get Involved In Your Community

Green Home Blog

A 2005 study from the University of Michigan found that older married adults showed greater health benefits from providing social support than from receiving it. Tagged: community , compost , composting , ecofriendly , environmental products , going green , green living , greening , Recycling. Get Involved in Your Community.

"Tipping Point " for Oil was 2005

Celsias

There was a ‘tipping point’ for oil in 2005. Before then, production of crude oil increased to meet rising demand.

Product placement

Environmental Economics

Dan Petrolia in an AJAE review of the International Handbook on Nonmarket Environmental Valuation : The title of this volume gives the impression that it comes in the spirit of, and perhaps extends the work of, previous similarly-titled works, including The Handbook of Contingent Valuation (Alberini and Kahn 2006) and The Handbook of Environmental Economics: Valuing Environmental Changes (Mäler and Vincent 2005).

Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication

The Green Changemakers

UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production, Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development, Wuppertal Institute. Encouraging Sustainable Consumption and Production and promoting ‘Green Growth’. Sustainable Energy Consumption CSCP (2005).

Product Review and Giveaway - UV Skinz

Green Earth Journey

UV Skinz was started in 2005 by Rhonda Sparks after she lost her 32 year old (extremely young, my hubby will be 30 soon and I can not even imagine) husband to melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. NEXT POST Labels: Product Review, giveaway

Unrecognized Risks of Perricone MD Skin Care Products

Green (Living) Review

The use of nanoparticles in personal care products known as cosmeceuticals poses a generally unrecognized but major public health hazard, warns the Cancer Prevention Coalition. Based on a January 6, 2010 Skin Deep report by the Environmental Working Group, at least 7 of 26 of Dr. Perricone skin products were found to contain nanoparticles, while a total of 25 contain a wide range of other toxic ingredients.

RIGHTS VIOLATION ROULETTE

Eccorazzi

It seems that, at least in some parts of the world, environmental concerns about animal agriculture and health issues surrounding the consumption of flesh and flesh-based animal products are beginning to permeate society’s collective consciousness. Guest Post by Alan O’Reilly. ———————– .

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e-Books on Green Productivity

The Green Changemakers

21Mb) Asia-Pacific Water Resources Management Challenges Proceedings of APO International Symposium on Water Resources Management and Green Productivity, Singapore, 7-9 October 2003 (03-EV-GE-SYP-01) Click here to download the whole book.

Ethanol production consumed 861 billion gallons of water in '07

Green (Living) Review

The study says that ethanol production required about 861 billion gallons of water. Therefore, instead of jumping on the bandwagon we should be getting of is for, if that is the case with the water, as regards to ethanol – and other bio-fuels – then we need to not play with those in the first placeAside from the water shortage the production of those fuels might cause they also might just cause food shortages. bioethanol production has increased only 133%.

Saudi Peak Oil Could Affect World in 2012

Green Prophet

His findings suggest that the peak in oil production may be much closer than we think. Until recently, he says, Saudi Arabia has often made a deliberate decision to alter its own production in an effort to mitigate price increases and decreases.

An Untapped Resource:Water as The Ultimate Consumer Product

Celsias

in 2005 to $79.8M Water is just water, right? To some, yes, but many consumers spend inordinate amounts of time considering which brand they should buy and are willing to pay many times more than the price of humble tap water.

Steady state environmental policy

Environmental Economics

Even if the United States takes no explicit action to regulate greenhouse gases, emissions of carbon dioxide and other climate-altering substances will grow slowly over the next two decades, not returning to 2005 levels until 2027, according to a new projection from the Energy Information Administration, the research branch of the Energy Department. From the blog formerly known as Green, Inc.:

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Wend Magazine

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer.

Sunny Solar Outlook For Middle East and North Africa

Green Prophet

A new report published by Green Tech Media (GTM) Research pins t he surge from today’s near-negligible production on rapidly rising energy demand spurred by MENA economic expansion, population growth, and urbanization.

A Made in America Story: Petroleum-Powered Surfboards, Scandals.

Wend Magazine

horsepower, electric start engines enable users of the products to reach speeds up to 25 mph—opening up even the flattest of lakes to gnar shredding and enabling paddle-less paddlers the opportunity to go both ways on the river. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

Dubai’s Camelicious sees potential European, US market for camel milk

Green Prophet

Officially called Emirates Industry for Camel Milk & Products (EICMP) — but far better known by its playful brand name, Camelicious — the farm represents one of Dubai’s very few attempts at actually producing something: healthy, natural camel milk.

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The Iconic VW Van in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Volkswagen’s “hippie van” was the preferred mode of transportation for peace lovers during the 1960s, but Brazil is shutting down the last production line this year to meet rigorous new safety requirements.

10 things you need to know about the circular economy

Green (Living) Review

published in 2005, 90% of the raw materials used in manufacturing become waste before the product leaves the factory while 80% of products made get thrown away within the first six months of their life.

Preventing Invasives is Vital to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Conservancy Talk

Earlier this month, for the first time since 2005, eight governors met to commit to protecting the Great Lakes and strengthening the region’s economy. Putting the right programs in place now is necessary to protect and restore healthy and productive ecosystems and local economies.

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Unintended consequences of carbon offsets

Environmental Economics

That incentive has driven plants in the developing world not only to increase production of the coolant gas but also to keep it high — a huge problem because the coolant itself contributes to global warming and depletes the ozone layer. So since 2005 the 19 plants receiving the waste gas payments have profited handsomely from an unlikely business: churning out more harmful coolant gas so they can be paid to destroy its waste byproduct.

UK’s leading vegan footwear brand expands to the U.S.

Eccorazzi

Since beginning in 2005, the brand has worked on redefining vegan footwear, making chic androgynous pieces without the use of animals. “Aside from proving that it is possible to stay independent and provide superior quality products with flexibility, our U.S. The expansion of a vegan footwear brand has fashion aficionados swooning. Fashion Times reports that Bourgeois Boheme , an independent British footwear brand, officially announced the launch of its U.S. website.

NOAA Calls July Hottest Month Ever

Green Home Blog

And for those who persist in sticking their heads in the sand, NOAA scientists said September tied a 2005 record for the warmest September on record, not just nationwide but worldwide. Tagged: clean air , ecofriendly , environmental products , health. NOAA Calls July Hottest Month Ever.

The Dangers of E-Waste

Green Blog

One of these consequences is e-waste, which is created when electronic products are thrown away. With the technology available to us, products can be designed to last for decades, if not longer. Workers use cleavers for extracting metal parts from used capacitors. What is E-waste?

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Scientists (Re)Re-discover the Australian Night Parrot. Now What?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Two biologists ­­­­­­— surveying the Minga Well area in advance of mining activities — saw live parrots in 2005 and eventually published their findings three years later. April 4, 2015.

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Waitrose branches out into horticulture

Green (Living) Review

Grocer to grow horticulture market share with new gardening product ranges in shops and online Waitrose expert Alan Titchmarsh to share green-fingered gardening tips. Prices range from £3 to £75 and all products have clear growing advice on labelling.

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No Dream Too Big for China’s Mother River

Conservancy Talk

The wild, brown, churning Yangtze River I knew in 2005 is gone. Michael A. Reuter is director of The Nature Conservancy’s Great Rivers Partnership and North America Freshwater Program. When I saw her last month she seemed restrained, almost sullen.

Access to water should not be a public right, Nestlé CEO

Green (Living) Review

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe was the CEO of Nestle from 2005 to 2008 when he stepped down from this position. Brabeck-Letmathe (credited as Peter Brabeck) appeared in the 2005 documentary “We Feed The World” in an interview at the end of the film.

An Interview with Jonathan T. Scott–Sustainable Business Champion

Wend Magazine

In 2005, when I first suggested adding sustainability as a business course, the president of the university where I worked made a throwing gesture with his left hand and invited me to exit his office by loudly growling, ‘GET OUT OF HERE!’ Jonathan T.

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Eco-Chick’s 10th Birthday Wellness Party at Coco-Mat with Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

Eco Chic

Eco-Chick was founded by our editor-in-chief, Starre Vartan, back in October 2005 to inspire readers toward a healthy, more sustainable life. Lush doesn’t just make the most delicious beauty and bath products out there, but they value people, animals and planet just like Eco-Chick.

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Environmental Popcorn II : Green Documentaries

Environmental News Network

By focusing on the story of Daniel McGowan, a member arrested in 2005 and given a life sentence for committing arson, the movie explores the issues of environmentalism, activism, and terrorism. March of the Penguins (2005) (Winner).

Feasting On Fairtrade This Ramadan

Green Prophet

But the UK-based Muslim organisation the ‘Radical Middle Way’ is urging Muslims to take a step back and think about consciously buying, using and serving Fairtrade products this Ramadan.

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Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce & Conservation: A Book Review by a Curious Bird Feeder

10,000 Birds

I was surprised, however, that there is no mention of one of the dark spots in bird feeding history, the highly publicized application of toxic insecticides to Scott’s Miracle-Gro bird seed from 2005 to 2008 and the accompanying falsification of documents to hide it. I came late to bird feeding, and when I was finally able to put out a “thistle” sock and a seed feeder (or two or six), I was amazed by the learning curve.

Silicosis Kills 50th Worker At Turkish Denim Sandblasting Factory

Green Prophet

But the Turkish Ministry of Health only banned the use of silica in textile production in 2009. Oral is said to have fallen ill with it in 2005. Read more about the dangers of jeans production and silica around the world: Thinking About Giving The Gift Of Jeans?

Magnetic levitation growing into the next big thing in green transport

EcoFriend

Green Products. mile long Linimo line has been in operation since 2005. Originally built to serve the site of the Expo 2005 fair, the train continues to serve the community. Production of ultra thin wafers to make solar energy. eco friendly products. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power. More >>.

Amazing “Atlas” tracks Arab world habitat destruction over time [video]

Green Prophet

Coastal erosion of the land around the tip of the Nile, 1968 to 2005. The Atlas is the latest addition to a series of atlases coordinated by UNEP that began in 2005 with the launch of a global atlas - “One Planet, Many People.”

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Shale Gas and The Ugly Truth: It is NOT Green(er)

Green Prophet

Examining emissions in the US after the country began burning less coal due to shale gas production, researchers at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, found that overall emissions had actually gone up.

Micro-Financed Straw Houses For Pakistan Are Quake-Proof

Green Prophet

After the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, Pakistan Straw Bale and Appropriate Building (PAKSBAB) was set up to protect people’s homes against extreme weather conditions. Twice as energy efficient as a conventional house, straw bale makes for environmentally friendly earthquake-proof homes.

Syria’s Organic Food Market Ripe for Exports to Europe

Green Prophet

The decree aims at laying the foundation for developing organic production and the marketing of organic products in Syria. Interest in organic products is increasing throughout the world, particularly in industrialized economies.

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