Green Movement Celebrities

Green Blog

As going green becomes more and more chic, celebrities are embracing the movement and advocating renewable energy, green products , and the like. But supermodel Gisele Bündchen is no stranger to environmental issues, and this past Thursday she was named the Best Green International Celebrity at this year’s Green Awards. But Gisele isn’t the only celeb who has gone green. Smart explained, “Our wedding was very green.

Random acts of green

Green Living Tips

The green movement also has its share of home-grown heroes who inspire many people. What inspires me more is witnessing what would appear to be random acts of green carried out by ordinary folks - the unsung environmental heroes

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Go Green, Go Paperless, Go Jobless

Green (Living) Review

Print and paper have a great environmental story to tell by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Time and again we see the messages that ask – nay, demand even – that we go paperless and it is then referred to as going green. Should these people on the front lines of sustainable forest management be forced to make the difficult financial choice to sell long-held family land when a drop in paper demand results from green marketing claims that don''t hold water?

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Green Senior, Green Soldier

Green Home Blog

Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. This influence is something that perpetuated forced green living which for many has carried over beyond the forced part. Seniors of today maintain their green living through a variety of ways.

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Nominate Your Green Prophet Eco Hero for 2011

Green Prophet

Green Prophet launches the Green Prophet Eco Hero 11 Award for 2011. With so much green, inspiring energy in the Middle East North Africa region, we decided to give local green prophets a little pat on the back. At the end of the year, Green Prophet will announce its first list of environmental activists from the Middle East and North Africa region. All winners will be profiled on Green Prophet, giving credit and credence to their work.

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Keeping Your Holiday Green

Green Home Blog

Keeping Your Holiday Green. Many people feel so carefree and joyful at this time they can forget about their green role. However, there is no better time to keeping your holiday green than right now. It is your opportunity to not only seek out the best holiday alternatives, such as recycled wrapping paper and energy efficient decorative lighting, it is also a time to spread the green mission through gift giving and more. Give a Green Gift.

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Talking to your Children about Going Green

Green Home Blog

Talking to your Children about Going Green. Help your kids go green. Nowadays children are surrounded by the green movement. However, you may seem to be stuck in such a whirlwind of jobs and child care that talking to your children about going green is not at the top of your list. Take a step back and sit your family down for a going green conversation. By actively involving them in the green movement they will feel less lectured and more responsible.

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Greening Your Holiday Family Traditions

Green Home Blog

Greening Your Holiday Family Traditions. Although many traditions are an important part of the holidays there are ways they can be incorporated into the modern day green movement. Instead, propose do-it-yourself green friendly gifts or donating to an eco-friendly charity like Greenpeace. It is a great way to connect with one another, show off performance skills or tackle public speaking fear as well as get a green message into everyone’s forethought.

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Book Review: Spit That Out! The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to.

The Green Samaritan

February 18, 2011 J & B My boys are now 8 and 11 and a lot has changed since they were born especially since this mainstream interest in the green movement has blossomed. Today I would definitely tackle several things in a different light and with a book like Spit That Out: The Overly Informed Parent’s Guide to Raising Children in the Age of Environmental Guilt by Paige Wolf, helps make navigating the world of green as a new mother much easier.

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Needle into Spring: Acupuncture for a Green Start

Green Home Blog

Therefore, if you want to catapult your way into a green friendly spring with the energy and gumption to ‘hit-the-ground-running’, acupuncture just may be the tool to get you there. How Can Acupuncture Help the Going Green Movement? This is where acupuncture can fit into the green movement. Filed under: Blog and Green Library , Green Living , Health and Safety. Blog and Green Library Green Living Health and Safety

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Top 10 Super Green Celebrity Women: How Might they Contribute to the Holidays?

Green Home Blog

Top 10 Super Green Celebrity Women: How Might they Contribute to the Holidays? Celebrities who embrace the green movement send a message to many of their fans and beyond. Therefore, any green message that can sweep the globe through such an influence is always a plus, especially during the holidays. Alicia’s green passion remains steadfast while celebrating the holidays in her solar paneled home amidst her anti-fur, vegan eating practices.

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Going green doesn’t start with doing green acts

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Going green does not start with doing green, environmentally friendly, acts – it starts with a shift in consciousness. Buying green products as a replacement for what one already has is also but consumption, though of green products, and hence the term greensumption is being used for this. And too many, believing that they have to get all those green products, think that, because they do not have the money, that they cannot go green.

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Saudi Women Granted Right To Vote (And Save Planet)

Green Prophet

Saudi Women Gain Green Political Voice. I spoke to the pioneering green women-led Saudi intiative Naqa’a around a year ago and they showed great concern about the need to stop climate change and deal with environmental issues in Saudi such as water shortages and wastefulness. It’s a step in the right direction and these are really exciting time we are living through at the moment in the Middle East – let’s hope that they will be just as green.

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Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

Green Home Blog

To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. The Green Connection. These and many other secrets of ancient healing can be applied to the green movement in many ways. Filed under: Blog and Green Library , Defining Green , Green Living , Health and Safety , Holidays. Blog and Green Library Defining Green Green Living Health and Safety Holidays

?Green Hygiene: Choosing Your Body-Earth Friendly Shampoos and Soaps

Green Home Blog

Green Hygiene: Choosing Your Body-Earth Friendly Shampoos and Soaps. Green your shampoo! However, there is another culprit in the green movement besides water waste that goes down your drain practically every day. The power is in the purchase, so you can turn your bathroom into a green hygiene environmentally friendly Mecca! Go Green Hygiene. Green hygiene has the ability to allow your body to work with your products and not against them.

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10 Green Chefs You Should Follow Online


The world of food is becoming a leading factor in the green movement. Ecorazzi’s Food Editorial Series is brought to you by Ecorazzi Eats Restaurant Week happening in vegan, vegetarian, & sustainable restaurants across the US on October 12-19, 2011. As people decide they want to live better, eat better, and feel better about their [.]. Eats Lifestyle Vegan Z-Featured alice waters ani phyo emeril lagasse jamie oliver michael symon tal ronnen wolfgang-puck

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Going lean is the new green

Green (Living) Review

The next movement in green marketing, therefore, is and must be about focusing on waste reduction. It just is not enough to buy so-called green products – we have to promote responsible consumption and we have to get away also from what I like to refer to as greensumption; buying green goods because “we must have them to be green”. That is not “green” and that does not prevent waste.

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Giving the Wrong Green: What Not to Buy this Holiday Season

Green Home Blog

Giving the Wrong Green: What Not to Buy this Holiday Season. Sometimes we become so embedded in our green movement that it is easy to be ‘blinded by the light’. Take a step back this holiday season and really examine your latest research when it comes to purchasing green products. It may have been a while since you looked at the many items that tout their green status but are really wolves in sheep’s clothing. Tagged: eco-unfriendly , not green.

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Making Your Home Greener

Living Green & Saving Energy

Green living doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the number one myth about the entire green movement. Going green is simply adjusting a few habits, one at a time. green home audit green living how to go green saving energy saving water conserve energy reduce heating costs save energy save money

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Greening Hip-Hop

Green (Living) Review

Greening Hip-Hop: Legendary Innovators Star & Buc Wild Join Forces with Socially Responsible Start Up, Bennu, to Launch the First Eco-Friendly Hip-Hop Merchandise New York, NY, April 2011 – Always known for staying ahead of the curve, Star & Buc Wild are again leading the way by merging hip-hop culture and the amplifying Green Wave. We respect the green movement and believe it’s important to incorporate a mission into our work.

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Being Green Starts in Your Own Backyard

Green Prophet

We’ve heard the word “Green” thrown around for years. And most importantly, is AOC’s Green deal truly about being green? Green, but anytime “100%” is used, it is unrealistic. Green, but again “all” means unrealistic. Nothing to do with being “Green” High quality health care for all Americans. Again, nothing “Green” here. Where did AOC’s New Green Deal come from?

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Living the “Green Life”, Living the Good Life

Green (Living) Review

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. You cannot “preach” green living to other while at the same time engaging in consumption, even if it is greensumption, beyond that which is necessary.

Pottery Barn Green

Eco Friendly Daily

Pottery Barn is going green. Another fun new addition to the Pottery Barn line is their Green on the Go products. They come in a bag or tote variety in green, orange or black. They even have a hip mug with the phrase “Do Your Part” as a gentle reminder that everyone can be a part of the green movement without changing their habits in extreme ways. Environment green pottery barn sustainable

Funerals Are Going Green

Eco Friendly Daily

Some are starting to go back to this idea, as green becomes the new black at funerals. And again, in this green movement for funerals, many are opting out of this. Cemeteries — There are only about six green cemeteries in the United States at this time. Funerals are starting to become environmentally friendly. This new practice is actually an old one that was done as recently as a 100 years ago.

Green Products: Marketing or real change of values?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The numerous “green” products that have a supposedly lower environmental impacts as their conventional cousins give us the good and fuzzy feeling that we are thinking and living more sustainably. The potential of consumer goods to become “green” is large. But, when put in the context of consumer spending in 2012 of 1,500 billion Euro then that what is being spent on “green” products is only 2.4% That is the green way.

Sees, Inc. Launches Green Energy Talk Directory

Green (Living) Review

a Green Marketing company, has announced the launch of its new Directory for green products and service providers worldwide. The Green Energy Talk Directory structure allows for easy navigation to all 50 U.S. Green Energy Talk Directory’s Wiki Library tracks the latest news from,, Web links, and news feeds. We’re very excited to have developed this for the growing interest in the green movement and energy conservation. SEES, Inc.,

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INTERVIEW: Green Buildings and the Next Climate Summit In Qatar

Green Prophet

I speak to green campaigner Safa Al Jayoussi about nuclear power, green buildings and the role the region needs to play at the next climate summit in Qatar. The next stop on my whirlwind tour of all that is green and eco in Jordan is the Green Building Council. It was recently announced that the UN office in Amman, Jordan , is set to be the first green building to receive a Gold LEED Certification V2.2 Green Buildings and Green Energy .

The Origin of Earth Day and Greening the Arab Spring

Green Prophet

But even then it wasn’t until a US senator channeled energy from anti-war protests into the first Earth Day in 1970 that the US green movement was born. Vietnam and the green movement. What does this have to do with the green movement? It took a combination of government leadership, grassroots vision, and a strong sense of injustice to get the momentum started, and the green movement has been gathering steam ever since.

Green Building Perspectives: NuVo Technologies

Green Life Smart Life

In this week’s Green Building Perspectives, we sat down with David Rodarte, President and COO of NuVo Technologies. As a company, NuVo has been at the forefront of the green movement in the consumer electronics space. . What do you think of the Green Life Smart Life Project? We were highly intrigued by Green Life Smart Life from the minute we heard about it. NuVo has long been a proponent of the greening of electronics.

Some ways in which frugal living is also green living

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Long before the Green, environmentally-friendly, Earth movement came along, the frugal gang had been quietly doing things that have recently been made popular by the Green movement. Frugal was there even before the Hippie green movement of the 1960s and it was with the Hippies, in fact, that the Green Movement, sort of, got started. But consumerism has even slipped in on the green sector.

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Green New Year’s Resolutions

Eco Friendly Daily

These are all accomplishable goals, and the best part about them is you can turn them into green living resolutions too. If you have not already joined the green movement, now is a better time than any. Green Tips During this month, you will have an opportunity to jump start the changes you want to make for yourself in the new year. Maybe you want to lose weight, eat healthier, organize your home or office, or be more active with your children.

Green Building Perspectives: Control4

Green Life Smart Life

For this week’s green building perspectives post, we spoked with Control4, a leader in affordable, IP-based home control and entertainment systems. Control4 technology is at the heart of the Green Life Smart Life project, managing all the pieces of home control, entertainment and energy management. What do you think of the Green Life Smart Life Project? Where does Control4 see green building going in the next 5 years?

Date Palms, Palmaculture and Greening the Middle East (INTERVIEW)

Green Prophet

Palmaculture is a new name for an old concept – one which helped green the Middle East with traditional palm gardens called bustans. Now, Islamic researcher Mark Bryant wants to re-introduce date palm gardens to the region – this time not just for agricultural purposes but in a bid to increase green and sustainable spaces. Islamic Gardens – They Could Build A Green Movement. Permaculture Is the Silver-Green Bullet (INTERVIEW).

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Green Wiki

The Green Changemakers

[link] Welcome to Wikia Green We are building the best resource for citizens of the Earth to learn about the environment and how to live a more sustainable life. Green Science and Technology Renewable Energy Green Computing Hybrid cars Solar energy See more. The Green Movement Organizations Campaigns Green Library Blogs , Websites See more. Tags: Life-style Green

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Another reason to promote green living - your lungs need you to!

Green Living Consulting

The Associated Press released an article last week that says “60 percent of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air pollution levels despite a growing green movement and more stringent laws aimed at improving air quality&#. Tags: Living Green

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What the Kony 2012 Video Can Teach Saudi Arabia’s Greens

Green Prophet

Looking at the video and following the ensuing responses, both good and bad, I believe that Saudi Arabia ‘s movement for environmental conservation and green living can take some rather valuable lessons from the epic success of the Kony Video. Make it Personal : Most green advocates in the kingdom view environmental conservation as a development issue. They address the practical side of the green movement, not the human side.

Become a Green Entrepreneur: Make a Difference and Improve Your Bottom Line

Green Living Ideas

Green entrepreneurship is gaining ground in the United States—and that ground is becoming even more green as “wage slaves” realize that the grass really is greener on the other side and that the more green they allow their new businesses to become, the better off everyone will be in the long run. You can easily take advantage of the wave of people who are joining the green movement.

Green Shoes Hit Mainstream at Payless ShoeSource

Eco Friendly Daily

The move is in coordination with the brand to position itself as a discount retailer of new brands while leading the movement in the market place to provide green options to its consumers. If you’re wondering how much the shoes are going to cost you, you’ll be happy to know that the price point on their shoes isn’t going-up at all, just because they’re green. The new line will be the first-ever line of affordable green footwear, and it doesn’t stop there.

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Go a Deeper Shade of Green

Green Life Smart Life

It is an interesting perspective on the green movement. The path to energy efficiency does start at home and its true—we can all be green. We at the National Trust for Historic Preservation have embraced this belief in every aspect of our work… But did you know that there is a sustainability track at the National Preservation Conference in Nashville, the National Main Street Center’s latest issue of Main Street News asks “ How Green is Your Main Street? ”

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Green Building Perspectives: OmniMount

Green Life Smart Life

For this week’s installment of Green Building Perspectives, we spoke with OmniMount, who will be outfitting the home with the company’s revolutionary OmniLite product. 1. What do you think of the Green Life Smart Life Project? 2. Where does your company/organization see green building going in the next 5 years? . 3. How do you see your business/organization evolving to address green building?

Green Houses Open to the Public During Tel Aviv’s Annual Architecture Weekend

Green Prophet

Tel Aviv’s architecture weekend takes note of green spaces and green issues. Alongside its architectural facelift and infusion of stylishness, though, the city has also been experiencing an eco-revitalization – to the point where Tel Aviv is considered one of the hottest green destinations as well. The Green Ring (Meeting place: “Cavim Banamal&# Center for Design and Architecture, Hangar 3, Tel Aviv Port). Green Building Council.

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Abby’s Blog: Disney’s Friends for Change, Project Green

Green Life Smart Life

This green movement for kids is lead by favorite Disney teen stars that stress environmental issues in the campaign, encouraging us to take action. But joing teh movement. Tagged: Abby's Blog , Disney Project Green , Disney's Friends for Change. Tags: Abby Green kids Abby's Blog Disney Project Green Disney's Friends for Change I pledged Disney’s Friends for Change.

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Green Consumer Day: Now I have heard it all

Green (Living) Review

A Green Consumer Day is, I guess, all we needed (like a hole in the head). We now have a day where we can celebrate “green consumption” or “greensumption” rather than ordinary consumption. According to the babble from the inventors, I guess, the annual Green Consumer Day is a day intended to build awareness around how even the smallest actions we take as individuals can help – or harm – the Planet. Not buying this or that “green” product or gadget. or have I?

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