Tag: Drinks - Page 10

  • The greencodeproject: No Impact Media

    March 30, 8:24 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Hollywood may have brought us The Inconvenient Truth, Who Killed the Electric Car?, The Day After Tomorrow, etc. They may have carbon offset such films as Syriana and Sweet Land. They may travel to the Oscars in hybrid cars, or cruise tinsel town on a

  • Coal Mining Returns to UK

    March 29, 12:59 PM by Matthew Sparkes in Corporate Responsibility

    South Wales is seeing a resurgence in deep coal mining. A mine in Cwmgwrach is taking on 60 workers, and a nearby mine at Aberpergwm will soon be ready to take on 200 more. These mines, and others like them, are restarting production following an almost

  • Water Outta Thick Air: The Whisson Windmill

    March 29, 9:15 AM by Warren McLaren in Clean Water

    Yep, it is another one of those wacky inventions that will send droves to the comments section to decree it is doomed to failure. But at least its Australian inventor is optimistic enough to be taking out international patents on the design. Max

  • Carbon Planet: A Transparent Carbon Offsetter?

    March 29, 8:30 AM by Warren McLaren in Lawn & Garden

    At our back-of-house email meetings TreeHugger's writers have been debating the merits of various carbon offset schemes. One of the reoccurring themes to surface was that of transparency, of where the money was going. Particularly as most such offset

  • Salmon Return to the Thames

    March 28, 10:37 AM by Matthew Sparkes in Clean Water

    Salmon used to travel up the river Thames, through London, to their breeding grounds in Berkshire. However, the industrial revolution and the pollution that accompanied it killed them all off by 1833.

  • Farmer's Little Helpers: A Pill To Cut Down On Cow Farting

    March 28, 7:36 AM by John Laumer in Corporate Responsibility

    Anyone who has driven through dairy country has noticed that cows out to pasture generally all face in a similar direction. We always thought that bovine behavior had a practical basis...if you were a cow that is...such that if your neighbor let fly,

  • Flood Maps: View Sea Level Rise

    March 27, 10:49 AM by Celine Ruben in Clean Water

    As the earth's ice caps continue to melt rising water levels are a global threat. If you find it hard to wrap your head around the concept, don't worry, you are not alone. In response to this issue Alex Tingle, an accomplished programmer, created

  • Organic Fruit Is Healthier: Science Told Me So

    March 27, 9:19 AM by Warren McLaren in Green Food

    Not that we're surprised. But it is nice to have the bunsen burner brigade on board too. Some lab coats at University of California in Davis grew two batches of kiwifruit; one organically and the other conventionally with the attendant cocktail of

  • Eco-Tourism at the Iberá Marsh in Corrientes, Argentina

    March 27, 8:30 AM by Paula Alvarado in Travel

    If you’ve already been to Buenos Aires and Patagonia or you’re looking for a new Argentine landscape, try the Iberá Marsh in Corrientes province. This 3.458.000 acres swamp is South America’s second largest, and one of the most important fresh water

  • The Power of Sun

    March 27, 8:13 AM by Warren McLaren in Solar Technology

    The other night this TreeHugger happened to catch part of a TV documentary, simply called The Sun. We think it came via the BBC, but can't seem to locate an original link for you. Suffice to say, given all the talk about the need to rethink our

  • 20,000 Rental Bikes to be Unleashed in Paris

    March 27, 12:35 AM by EcoGeek.org in Bikes

    This July, Parisians will have an exciting new way to travel around their city. About 1,500 stations stocked with specially designed, vandal-proof bikes will be scattered around the city. Once your membership is paid, and your credit card is on file,

  • Metropolitan Martini: Late Entry to Waste of Packaging Contest

    February 14, 7:08 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    If you are enjoying a martini this holiday, make it from scratch. In case the Hardy Shuttle winebottle with integral glass was not extravagant enough, we present the Metropolitan Martini: two disposable acrylic martini glasses filled with martinis, of

  • Overpackaging Alert: Treleela Tea

    January 15, 9:16 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    We often rail against excessive packaging and have to wonder about this. "This boutique tea line by Ineeka ntegrates innovative design, responsible philosophies and superior flavor into one cool package. These aren’t you grandma’s tea bags– the

  • TreeHugger Picks: Green Drinks

    July 12, 12:22 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    We've counted down some of our favorite breweries and wineries doing TreeHugger things before, but we can't all drink booze all the time. Here are some of our favorite non-alcoholic drinks to quench your thirst for beverages that are less harmful to

  • Brazilian Businessman to Sail in PET Bottles Ship

    September 13, 2:00 AM by Paula Alvarado in Sustainable Product Design

    São Paulo businessman Eduardo Pereira de Carvalho is about to take a two months trip through São Francisco River in a boat whose basement is composed by recycled PET bottles. It will be a 1371 kilometres journey through the largest all Brazilian river,

  • Bill Clinton on Environmental Preservation and NGOs

    September 6, 9:40 AM by Paula Alvarado in Culture

    Photo: Mike Segar-Reuters In order to promote his project, the Clinton Global Initiative, former president Bill Clinton spoke to Brazilian magazine Veja and said one of the hardest goals of his organization is "to make of environmental preservation a

  • Sea Kelp; Kelp Can Do

    September 6, 2:27 AM by Tim McGee in Lawn & Garden

    Kelp has slowly and quietly worked its way into your world without you even realizing. For those of you living on the coast, you are probably familiar with the brown, sometimes slimy, ‘leaves’ that wash up on shore. For you landlubbers, you may be more

  • Eden Project's Green Glass Flutes

    September 6, 2:13 AM by Michael Graham Richard in Sustainable Product Design

    Five months ago, we wrote about the Eden Project, a huge conservatory and herbarium in the UK. You can learn more about them from our post or from their website, but you should also be aware that they have a store that sells many interesting goodies. In

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