Local Eating, Getting Recession Ready and More



Eating Local or Not: It Depends The burning question: local vs. imported. When we want to make the best food decision what should we choose? Graham Hill


Product Service Systems: One You Already Know and One You Need to Know About
I'm a huge fan of the "Product Service System," better known to some as PSS. Though the name is easy to trip over, the concept is brilliant: rather than buying everything you need outright, you can essentially "lease" or "rent" a product, deriving benefit from its service but not retaining ownership. Collin Dunn
Get Recession Ready! -- 7 Tips George Monbiot wrote in the Guardian earlier this year that a recession might not be a bad thing, and that perhaps there can be too much growth. Perhaps he should be careful what he wishes for. Lloyd Alter

Next Time You are Sick, Take out the Vinegar I recently was laid up with tonsillitis, which came with a very high fever -- it actually reached 105.4 (go to the hospital if your fever stays this high). At this point, the slightly terrified friend who was taking care of me suggested his mother's apple cider vinegar sock trick. Mairi Beautyman


100 Months and Counting Until Climate Change Is Irreversible
TreeHugger Logo imageAccording to Andrew Simms, a UK climate change specialist, the world has about 100 months to count down before something less celebratory takes place: 100 months is the time it will take for climate change to reach that inevitable "tipping point" -- the point when the world as we know changes. Karin Kloosterman

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