Product of the Week – Snail’s Pace Stationery

The Go Green Blog

Snail’s Pace is a socially and environmentally responsible stationery brand that features a collection of beautiful nature designs all printed with soy-based inks on paper that is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and packaged in plant-based, compostable bags. Tags: Eco-Products Forest Stewardship Council Greeting Cards holiday Snail's Pace soy-based ink stationery

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Win Hand Painted Eco-friendly Binder and Writing Supplies – An Eco-School Year Giveaway Hop

Hug a Tree with Me

The binder is made out of 100 percent recycled curated paper and it is painted with the use of vegetable based paints. Three Pack of Green Room Notebooks: The Notebooks are made with paper containing 70 percent recycled fiber and it is printed with non-toxic soy based inks. Welcome to the second annual Green Your School Year Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering , Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network !

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Bayside Apartment Sustainable Sofa

Green Furniture Home Design

Eco-friendly construction and a Certified sustainable, kiln-dried hardwood frame hold the seat cushions, which are soy-based polyfoam, and wrapped in regenerated synthetic fiber and encased in downproof ticking. From Crate and Barrel comes the sustainable Bayside Apartment sofa. Adorned in a casual cottage white, the Bayside’s deep-cushioned, relaxed attitude fits any room, while its machine-washable skirted slipcover in a soft white cotton takes on everyday living.

10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably

Hug a Tree with Me

Light candles: Light a few candles instead of turning on the lights, however, you must purchase soy based candles because most conventional candles are formulated with the fossil fuel, petroleum. One of the first things that usually comes to mind when discussing matters of environmental degradation is electricity usage – it is an unfortunate fact that the relationship between the two is a mostly negative one.

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What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products

Green Home Blog

Soy-based cleaners also provide a safe alternative to toxic solvents. The active cleaning agent in soy-based products is methyl soyate, which is derived from soybean oil. Soy cleansers can sometime warp plastics, so only use them on hard surfaces such as linoleum, porcelain, or granite. Most will be made from coconut- and corn-based surfactants, and many will also contain natural water softeners. What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products.

Why Internet Spam is Offensive to Vegans

Eccorazzi

And on that note, “internet spam”, it insists, should be renamed “internet soy-based canned faux meat that will fool your relatives into becoming vegan”. Watch out for a lab-based version of this coming later this year; it’s made from the stem-cells of real canned microchips, and it actually bleeds! Perhaps our email went into his internet soy-based canned faux meat that will fool your relatives into becoming vegan folder.

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Giveaway of 250 Business Cards from UPrinting.com ends 7/11

Hug a Tree with Me

And while there are quite a few printing companies out there, one truly stands out and that is UPrinting.com Based out of Van Nuys, CA, UPrinting.com has been providing outstanding printing services online since 2000. UPrinting prints with the use of vegetable/soy based inks, they offer recycled paper stock and they properly recycled their waste. Any and all reviews posted are based solely on my own experience and may be atypical.

Zero VOC Paint

Eco Friendly Daily

Instead of petrochemicals, the ingredients include a soy-based resin which equals zero volatile organic compounds, or VOC’s, reports Jetson Green. The dyes are mineral based, and the color pigments are clay based. Next time you decide to redecorate consider using Eco-friendly paint. Green Planet Paints has come out with a hand-crafted environmentally responsible paint.

Naturally Increase Indoor Air Quality and Eliminate Odors

Hug a Tree with Me

Ditch the Synthetics: Switching to candles free of petroleum and unnatural fragrances will not eliminate odors 100% but it also will not pollute the air, which makes soy based candles and other alternatives the more Eco-friendly options. The rapidly growing air freshener industry is constantly offering us some fancy new odor eliminator with advanced technology that is supposed rid our indoor air of foul smelling odors.

Decorating Ideas for the Thanksgiving Table

Green Furniture Home Design

Most of them are made from petroleum-based plastics, and you don’t want any of that near your food! If you are using candles as lighting, try and use some soy-based candles, they burn longer, and there are less chemicals used in their manufacture. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and this year, you should aim to create a memorable experience for your friends and family, and while you’re at it – make some sustainable choices!

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Europe Introduces New Plant-Based Ice Cream “Lupinesse” to Market

Eccorazzi

The latest ice cream dish to be released in Europe is made from the reedlike plant called Lupin, making the ice cream completely plant-based. Lupin-based ice cream is supposed to taste more like a creamy dairy-based ice cream and according to informal taste tests it is living up to those standards. Those who are lactose intolerant have had the option of soy-based ice creams, however those often lacked in taste and texture appeal.

Coffee Cup That is Compostable in 90 Days

Celsias

LosAngeles-based green company Repurpose Compostables has launched an insulated coffee cup at Bed Bath & Beyond that is made from corn and uses soy based inks, making it non-toxic and compostable in 90 days. The plant-based cups require 65% less Co2 to produce so they help lower your carbon footprint.

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips

Green Home Blog

If you need to job out printed meeting material, do so through a company that uses recycled, chlorine-free paper and soy based inks. Small Business: Green Meeting Tips. If you own a small business, meetings are an integral part of everyday transactions. Whether it is an impromptu warehouse powwow or an on the road swanky hotel think tank, there are many ways green tactics can weasel in.

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Small Business Giving

Green Home Blog

Some ideas that may work include: Change Your Printer – If you job out material for printing look for printers that use recycled paper and soy based inks. Small Business Giving. If you run a small business you may want to enter this holiday season with a different approach. Instead of adorning your store or office with the usual tree, menorah, glitter and the like why not send a green message instead?

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The Explosive Truth About Veggie Burgers

Green Prophet

There are several compelling reasons to re-think veggie burgers and other non organic soy-based products. But a recent report published by the non-profit organization Cornucopia Institute reveals that most non-organic soybean-based goods produced in the United States are bathed in a highly explosive mix of petrochemicals that are used to extract the soy protein. The Seedy Side of Soy.

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The Kind Life’s Vegan Pregnancy Q&A Part 1: Feeding the New Baby

Kalya Life

There is a lot of controversy around soy and the isoflavones that include phytoestrogen. Unlike estrogen, phytoestrogens are plant-based. That said, the soy formula I have found to be the most natural – without simple sugars, additives, GMOs, antiobiotics or other questionable ingredients – is Baby’s Only Organic sweetened with brown rice syrup. Susan : Soy-based formulas are the best option for a non-breast feeding baby.

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How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

Soy-based foams have made their way into every single Ford vehicle in North America. The Ford Motor Company is using other innovative and responsible plant-based materials in its vehicles too, some of which are pretty surprising. For 5 years, Mielewski and her team worked to develop a bio-based foam using soybean oil that would meet durability and performance standards while reducing its reliance on petroleum.

Ditto - A Product Review

Green Earth Journey

Made with 100% tree-free recycled paper Ditto Paper Hangers are made with soy-based inks and starch-based adhesives. Have you heard of the brand new hanger that is about to take over the closets of the world?? Closet Domination sounds good! Now I have to tell you that I absolutely loath hangers. I buy the plastic cheap ones made from recycled plastic, they look like all the other plastic hangers but they are usually black. I can't stand them.

Folded Paper Jewelry That Makes Origami Look Chic

Green Prophet

They could perhaps be a little greener if made out of recycled paper colored with soy-based inks, but in the meantime Karni’s jewelry is still eco-friendlier than the goods in your average jewelry store. :: Hila Rawet Karni. Hila Rawet Karni’s jewelry items look so luxurious, you’d never guess they’re made of paper.

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Design your own LEED energy efficient dream green prefab with Blu

Green Prophet

Design your own fantasy shack from the comfort of your keyboard with California-based Blu Homes – makers of fully customizable, prefab, green housing. High performance insulation made with recycled content and soy-based binders. Why should affordable Dream Homes be limited to Barbie dolls ? Tap into their “Configurator” software (link here) and choose one of their nine basic models of 1- and 2-story buildings.

Product Review- Planet Wise

Green Earth Journey

Right now we are practicing cloth diapering with our 18 month old daughter so that is what I am basing my measurements on. The tags on the wet bags are made with recycled paper and printed with soy based inks. If you are using cloth diapers you know what a wet bag is. If you are planning on using cloth diapers you might not know about this essential diapering product and if you have never used cloth diapers you probably have never heard of a wet bag.

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Eco-friendly Ways to Prepare Your House for a New Baby

Green Home Blog

To avoid these dangers, replace regular cleaning products with eco-friendly alternatives: use an oxygen cleaner to avoid dangerous chlorine bleach fumes, replace solvents that release toxic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with soy-based options , and use an all-purpose cleaner made from plant-derived cleansing agents. Pregnancy is an exciting but stressful time.

Yofix creates flexitarian plant dairy alternatives, and the food industry invests

Green Prophet

Still a mere amount compared to what the soy-based drink Soylent has received — about $75 million USD to create a drink product as an alternative to eating. Last year, Yofix launched a new generation of clean-label yogurt alternatives based on its zero-waste production process. The fermented formula is soy-free and composed of a short list of natural and highly nutritious ingredients, including oats, lentils, and sesame.

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Halloween Is Fast Approaching!

Green Earth Journey

It's time to start thinking about how you will green your Halloween! When you are thinking about giving out treats, think about ways to give locally and organically. Shop at your local apple farms for apples and other locally made treats you can give away. Remember that the less packaging the better! Apples are sweet, good for your teeth, and require no packaging! When searching for candy in the store look for organic treats.

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5 Ways Green Furniture Can Improve Your Sleep Patterns—and the Science Behind It

Eco Chic

You’ll want to opt for candles that are soy-based since most traditional candles are made with paraffin that actually pollute the air. Getting serious about living an eco-friendly lifestyle does more than just help save the planet. It can improve your quality of sleep too. If you’re curious, keep reading as we’ll talk about the different ways that gre en furniture contributes to you getting that quality shuteye. Eco-friendly mattress for the best rest.

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How to design eco wedding card?

Green Prophet

You could take a step further by ensuring the printer uses earth-based inks like soy-based or vegetable oil, which are much better than the usual petroleum-based ones. Creating and sending out eco-friendly wedding cards is a great way to contribute to saving the planet as a couple. If your plan is to use eco-friendly stationery throughout your event and planning, there are many ways of achieving this.

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The Last Wild Witch

Green Earth Journey

We'Moon on the Wall 2010 is: * Printed on recycled paper with soy-based ink * 34 pages * Large 12 1/2" x 12 1/2" " We'Moon is a company that strives to work in harmony with our Mother Earth, they print on recycled paper with soy ink and provide us with knowledgeable information so that we can keep on learning! We'Moon recently sent me some of their products to review and the first one I had a chance to look at was their book called The Last Wild Witch.

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Photogenic Birding in San Vito, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

But enough of that other stuff, because as those of us with binos know, the real meat and potatoes or uncommonly good soy-based stuff or truffle topped pizza are the birds. I reside in Costa Rica, the country is roughly the same size as West Virginia, but I rarely make it to some parts of this birdy nation.

Pottery Barn Green

Eco Friendly Daily

Even the foam used in the seat cushions is better for the environment – the core is made from 20-30% soy based material. The finish on the feet is water based, as opposed to petroleum based stain. Pottery Barn is going green. Now the decorating dream store is offering a lot of products with unique environmentally friendly products for every room in your house. And the best part? The prices are not that much different than other products offered by the company.

100 Ways You Can Improve The Earth

Green Earth Journey

If you have lead-based paint, cover it with wall paper or other material instead of sanding it or burning it off. Encourage your school and/or company to print documents with soy-based inks, which are less toxic. Use low-VOC or water-based paints, stains, finishes and paint strippers. In your home—conserve energy 1. Clean or replace air filters on your air conditioning unit at least once a month.

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Ecorazzi Eats: 5 Days of Giveaways

Eccorazzi

With 14 grams of protein and four grams of fiber, Harmony Valley’s soy-based vegetarian mix is the NEW item to have in the pantry to replace ground meat on Mondays. In celebration of our fifth anniversary and the launch of our new channel: Ecorazzi Eats on Facebook and Twitter , we’ll be giving away some prizes perfect for you foodies. On Facebook , we’ll choose five winners this week: Harmony Valley Vegetarian Hamburger & Sausage Mix (vegan) ($8 value).

5 Ways to Wrap Easy for the Holidays

The Green Samaritan

If you need to purchase additional wrapping paper consider looking for paper that has sustainable qualities like being printed on recycled paper and the use of water or soy based inks. Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe 5 Ways to Wrap Easy for the Holidays November 30, 2010 Black Friday, Small Business Saturday , Cyber Monday – check, check, check.

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An Eco Christmas

Green Earth Journey

The insk used on the cards is soy based and not harmful to the environment! Handmade gifts If you are crafty you can make a handmade gift such as soy based candles , use glass jars that you save from your everyday life, or handmade notebook/journal (make sure to use recycled paper). Originally Posted Sept 5 2008 at the old blog address in two parts.

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John Butler Trio Offer Green Ticket Option For US Tour

Eco Friendly Daily

The green initiatives include using bio-diesel to fuel the tour bus, offering an organic cotton merchandise option to fans, using 100% recycled paper and soy based inks for all printed materials, requesting organic food backstage at all shows and offsetting the tour’s remaining CO2 emissions by purchasing renewable wind energy credits.

Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water. There she also provided environmental guidance on issues with hundreds of bank-owned facilities, including remediation of soil, groundwater, asbestos and lead-based paint. Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. .

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water. There she also provided environmental guidance on issues with hundreds of bank-owned facilities, including remediation of soil, groundwater, asbestos and lead-based paint. Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. .

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+HOUSE is a classy take on open and natural living

EcoFriend

The counters and concrete floors were subjected to soy-based sealers while the curtains were fashioned from hemp and untreated silk. Sonia Renthlei: As environmentally conscious as some of us may be, it isn’t always easy to go about accumulating green points. Aside from walking to work, minimizing power consumption and responsibly disposing of waste, it can be difficult finding other ways to lighten our carbon footprint on the planet.

Ethanol will spike Popcorn Price!!!

Eco Friendly Daily

are pushing to require 60 billion gallons of ethanol and soy-based biodiesel by 2030. OON RAPIDS, Iowa – A tractor trailer rig rumbles into the Tall Corn Ethanol plant. Corn pours from openings in its belly to bins underground, where conveyor belts and buckets haul it to gleaming steel silos rising 13 stories above the Iowa plains. The 40-acre distillery turns corn into alcohol in quantities that would make a moonshiner drool.

Product of the Week – The FruitGuys

The Go Green Blog

Their uniquely designed boxes are made from between 75% to 100% post-consumer recycled cardboard (depending on area) and printed with soy-based inks. I love fresh organic fruit! Who doesn’t? But it is so hard to find at the chain supermarket stores & who has the time to run around for it. Well, since 1998 The FruitGuys have been delivering it to you!

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Lara Miller: Eco Fashion’s Quick Change Artist

Eco Chic

Lara uses the most cutting edge eco fabrics, experimenting with fibers made from seacell, bamboo, organic cotton, lyocell, flax- and soy-based fibers and hemp. Focusing on sourcing fabrics from US-based mills is one way to cut her company’s carbon footprint; having all the garments sewn in her native Chicago is another.

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(Off the) Street Style: Naya Shoes and Stripes Galore

Eco Chic

As I’m based in NYC, I spend a good portion of my waking hours walking the city streets, not to mention up and down the stairs to the subway, and I teach too, so I’m often standing for an hour while lecturing. Water-based cements. Boxes made with 80% recycled paper pulp, soy-based inks and water-based glue. Eco Chick Editor Starre Vartan in her Naya shoes on the Columbia University campus in NYC.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

The new Econyl label is made of soy-based ink and dissolves in water. There she also provided environmental guidance on issues with hundreds of bank-owned facilities, including remediation of soil, groundwater, asbestos and lead-based paint. Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. .

Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

BiOH polyols are a soy based ingredient used in upholstered furniture, bedding, carpet backing and even automobile seats. The reason the switch to BiOH is such a great choice is because they are made from soy bean oil which is a renewable source unlike traditional foam which is made from petroleum-based products. We fell in love with New England based Circle Furniture , who works with manufacturers that have a commitment to the environment.