2009

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Techno Christmas

Green Earth Journey

Labels: Video, Holiday, Random

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Recycling styrofoam

Green Living Tips

Styrofoam, or more accurately, polystyrene, is a common plastic product used in packaging that is leaving a terrible environmental legacy for generations to come. Learn more about polystyrene and pick up some tips on how to reduce or delay it from entering the waste stream

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The Western Woman Will Save the World.

The Alien Next Door

On the eve of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, in which we could especially use some feminine wisdom, I thought it appropriate to discuss a quote I was reminded of recently from a self-professed social entrepreneur I met in

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3 Ultra-Satisfying Vegetarian Fall Soup Recipes

Eco Chic

Image via: Sneakerdog. Every year, when it starts getting cold, I crave soups and stews packed with greens and garlic. To me, it’s the ultimate comfort food: hot, healthy, and vegetarian.

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Soda Can Pinwheel Flowers

The Go Green Blog

Decorated your winter gardens this year with DIY flowers made from recycled soda cans by CanarsieBK. You’ll need the following: 1 empty can of soda. 1 bottle cap. Razor Scissors. Drill or nail. String. Stick.

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Holistic Education - An Introduction

The Green Changemakers

[link] The highest function of education is to bring about an integrated individual who is capable of dealing with life as a whole. -J. Krishnamurti Purpose of Holistic Education The purpose of holistic education is to prepare students to meet the challenges of living as well as academics. Holistic education believes it is important for young people to learn: About themselves. About healthy relationships and pro-social behavior. Social development. Emotional development. Resilience.

Steam train to the rescue

Green (Living) Review

Steam shows superiority to diesel and electric. Old technology triumphs over modern.

Christmas Bows- Make Your Own!

Green Earth Journey

Originally Posted 12/13/08 These are the bows I made. You may recall that I posted a link to a tutorial to make your own Christmas bows this year with magazines.

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Fish Lips Paper Design Giveaway Winner

Green Earth Journey

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Cooling food without electricity

Green Living Tips

Looking for an environmentally friendly way to keep food and drinks cool without electricity? A pot-in-pot fridge, also known as a Zeer pot, just might do the trick. Great for emergency situations, there's no moving parts and it's cheap and easy to make

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The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

Truth is born into this world only with pangs and tribulations, and every fresh truth is received unwillingly. To expect the world to receive a new truth, or even an old truth, without challenging it, is to look for one of those

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Crispina Ffrench: The Sweater Chop Shop

Eco Chic

A few months back I had the pleasure of attending a workshop led by Crispina Ffrench. Crispina began her career with soft sculpture comprised of recycled fabrics which eventually led to the creation of stuffed toys and wool sweaters that represented her unique art.

Couture Bags Made From Recycled Umbrella Fabric

The Go Green Blog

Broke umbrella? Don’t worry you can now donate it. Donate a broken umbrella you say? That’s right. New Yorkers can now drop off their broken umbrellas at a kiosk at Grand Central Station. The broken umbrellas then venture on to a new life as fashionable totes & handbags.

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Share Backyard Fruit with Your Neighbors

Green Living Ideas

I grew up with a peach tree in our small suburban backyard. Our next door neighbor also had a peach tree. When the fruit was ripe, much of it was wasted as it fell to the ground. This is a common problem with backyard fruit trees that produce a bounty beyond what [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas. Share Backyard Fruit with Your Neighbors. Related Posts. Locavore Living Ideas: Host an Organic Local Foods Potluck. Juice It Up For Your Health. The Slow Food Movement Picks Up Speed/Momentum.

My "New" Dresser

Green Earth Journey

This is my before picture, because I forgot to take one. My dresser was covered in fish fabric but I decided it was time for a change, a drastic change. So I went out and bought some damask fabric. The fish fabric is cut slightly larger than each drawer and then staple gunned to the inside.

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Watch Hugo Chavez: Capitalism is the way to the destruction of the planet

Green Blog

Yesterday Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela, made a passionate and courageous speech at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Chavez criticized President Obama’s “laughable&# promise to help climate change and also said that capitalism will destroy our planet.

Fish Lips Paper Design Review and Giveaway

Green Earth Journey

I recently received some Christmas wrapping paper from Fish Lips Paper Design to review and let me tell you. it is awesome! The wrapping paper is thicker than anything you will pick up at a big box store so you wont have to worry as much about the corners of boxes ripping through.

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Upcycle old CDs and DVDs into drinks coasters

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I am sure many of us have old CDs and DVDs or various kinds laying around the place that are duds, no longer used or simply no longer usable and recycling those is actually not as easy as it is thought.

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Switching Rooms

Green Earth Journey

Ugh, you know those new neighbors Ive been telling you about? The ones who are aloud to have a cat (that has peed on our door) and a dog they have to take out every half hour (including at night).

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Listen With Your Soul

Green Earth Journey

Labels:Random

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Leather and the environment

Green Living Tips

I'm partial to leather workboots for their sturdiness - in fact, I like a lot of leather products; but aside from humanitarian issues, what effect do our leather purchases have on the environment? Learn more in this article

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The Nordstrom Way: The K-Selected Model of Doing Business

The Alien Next Door

“I come from the land of Nordstrom customer service,” blogger and author Kimmelin Hull tells us. There were stories about people bringing in pairs of shoes that were years old, in poor shape, and definitely not from Nordstrom

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How To Make a Knight's Chest Plate

Green Earth Journey

This is the whole costume so far, I've still got to make guantlets and foot plates. 1)Grab a shirt from your child's closet so you can gauge what size of chest plate you will need. 2)Lay the piece of cardboard on top of the shirt and draw an outline of the chest plate.

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Tip of the Week – Make Your Halloween Costume This Year, Don’t Buy It

The Go Green Blog

Store bought costumes are often full of synthetic materials that are totally NOT eco-friendly, and most store-bought costumes are in general a wear-once-then-throw away affair adding to our overflowing landfills.

How to Make an AWESOME Costume Sword

Green Earth Journey

I was only able to accomplish this once the kids were in bed. Make sure to keep all scissors and knifes and sharp bamboo skewers away from your child, we wouldn't want anyone shanking anyone else ;).or or duct taping each other to furniture ;) 1) Draw out a sword on a piece of cardboard.

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President Obama Is Honored With The Noble Peace Prize

Green Earth Journey

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Naomi Klein: We want a good deal. And that’s what tomorrows demonstration is going to be about.

Green Blog

Naomi Klein speaking at the Klimaforum09 in Copenhagen. Tomorrow morning another large and important demonstration will be held in Copenhagen.

Ye Wenchie Giveaway

Green Earth Journey

A friend of mine is having a giveaway on her blog You can see and enter the giveaway HERE Labels: Random

Get Four 100-Page Wiser Living Reference Books for just $15!

Green (Living) Review

At 100 full-color pages each, these four reference books present the best articles from our recent issues – organized into four popular categories: Gardening, Energy, Country Skills and Living on Less.

A Healthier Halloween-Review and Giveaway

Green Earth Journey

I recently received a book to review. It's called The Switch Witch and it is just in time for Halloween! The Switch Witch is written and illustrated by Charity A. O'Neill-O'Kane. The Switch Witch brings out a delightful new fairy tale for children.

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Celery and Heartburn

Green Earth Journey

Firstly it is 1:37 in the morning and I am up with a headache. I ran out of Tylenol PM yesterday and forgot to pick up some more. My friend J told me about a natural sleep aid but I keep forgetting to ask her about it again, not chamomile, Im allergic.

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What is precycling?

Green Living Tips

We're all familiar with the concept of recycling in order to help lighten our environmental footprint, but what is precycling all about? Learn more about what it is to precycle in this article

Minimalist Golf: A New Face on an Old Line

The Alien Next Door

I prefer a man with rugged good looks; you know… the firm jaw, confident sensual mouth, twinkling eyes creased with laugh lines, thick animated brows, and a tanned face sprouting a day-old beard. A man more concerned with what he does

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Product Review - Zhena's Gypsy Tea

Green Earth Journey

I recently received some tea from Zhena's Gypsy Tea. They sent me their Biodynamic Gypsy Tea KiwiPeach. I made a quart of the KiwiPeach by filling up a clear glass juice jar with warm water, placing 4 tea bags into the jar and setting it outside in the sun for a couple of hours.

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