Tag: Sports - Page 10

  • HippyTree

    September 12, 11:38 PM by Kristin Underwood in Style

    One of the new comers in the big-boy world of Action Sports Retailers is HippyTree. These rebel artisans turned entrepreneurs have a history of incorporating art and nature into the built environment. Their t-shirts reflect this ideal, as can be seen in

  • Rock and Ice's Sprout Awards

    September 3, 9:32 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Rock and Ice is a climber’s magazine, as its name might suggest. They recently scribed:

  • Buns of Corn: SkirtSports and Sorona

    September 3, 9:25 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    If you’ve been reading about textiles fashioned from corn or PLA (polylactic acid) you’ve probably been hearing plenty about Cargill’s NatureWorks Ingeo.* It is about to joined by a newish product, that we hinted at around a year ago, is soon to be

  • Billie Jean King Serves A GreenSlam

    August 31, 9:10 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Tennis is not something you see everyday here on TreeHugger. Okay, so we've had recycled tennis balls used for sound proofing in schools, old style tennis shoes made with hemp, and tennis stars as 'ambassadors' for the Global Water Foundation

  • Football Season Is at Hand: Green Your Tailgating

    August 28, 3:19 PM by Sean Fisher in Natural Sciences

    As (American) football starts to wind down its pre-season and fans anxiously await their high school, college and professional teams' season debut, tailgating is on many a mind. Just as the coaches are tinkering with their playbooks in these last few

  • Wrap Your Camera in Soda Bottles: LowePro Primus

    July 27, 10:30 AM by Warren McLaren in Natural Sciences

    40 years ago Greg Lowe unveiled what many consider the first internal frame backpack. Next month to celebrate four decades of such innovation, like the introduction of plastic buckles, LowePro will start selling their Primus AW, a photographic daypack

  • Organic Food Bars

    July 25, 8:33 AM by Warren McLaren in Green Food

    Somehow we missed these until now. 100% certified organic bars. Take for example the raw cinnamon-raisin model. It's ingredients list is: "Organic Cashew Butter, Organic Dates, Organic Premium Agave Nectar, Organic Brown Rice Protein, Organic

  • Big Ideas For a Small Planet - The Sports episode

    June 26, 8:47 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Only a couple of episodes left in this inspiring 13 part series, so it’s definitely time for some play. A little rest and recreation, maybe. However world champion skier, Alison Gannett, is concerned she might see the demise of local snow in her

  • Treat Your Balls With Respect: Fair Trade Sports & Etiko

    June 21, 9:06 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    A year ago we reported on Fair Deal sports balls, available in the UK, that were made under a Fair Trade scheme from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified latex rubber bladders. Maybe you missed the later comments that pointed to Fair Trade Sports

  • Losgeloest: Let the Tree Hug You

    June 19, 7:42 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    It was late last year when we brought bark cloth to your attention. Now the stuff has gone an won yet another award. Yep, one those ISPO sports awards we noted last week for the Waldmeister laminated timber bicycle. The fleece garments look like highly

  • How to Go Green: Outdoor Sports

    June 12, 4:44 PM by Warren McLaren in HTGG

    We love our wild, outdoor places. The problem is, we're loving them to death. Flying to visit the distant ones is contributing carbon dioxide to the ever-growing greenhouse gas overload; all the clobber we take with us demands greater extraction of

  • Cincinnati Reds Host Carbon Neutral Baseball Opener

    April 3, 6:30 PM by Sean Fisher in Corporate Responsibility

    The first professional baseball team in the US has taken the initial steps toward making America's pastime carbon neutral. For Monday's Cincinnati Reds game against the Chicago Cubs, the season opener for both teams, the team purchased carbon credits

  • 100+ MPG Sports Car: Caterham Seven Roadsport

    March 27, 11:56 AM by Justin Thomas in Cars

    Science Worlds reports that Britain will see the launch of a new car company next week that aims to be the most sustainable in Europe. Axon Automotive, based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, will make their debut at the Sexy Green Car Show show at

  • Tu-Fin: Nordic Walking on Water

    March 23, 10:03 AM by Lloyd Alter in Cars

    We love carbon-free travel and human-powered transport. There are few forms of exercise that are more efficient and work more muscles than cross-country skiing. Designers I.Kiryakov, S.Ballmeier, K.Eichelberg & M.Dressler appear to have mounted a

  • San Francisco Giants to Install Solar Panels

    March 22, 9:32 AM by Jeff McIntire in Renewable Energy

    As in other entertainment industries, the world of sports is recognizing the value of greening itself. On Wednesday, major league baseball signed a new player to the green team: the San Francisco Giants announced that, in partnership with Pacific Gas and

  • Tesla Motors To Open Five Dealer Outlets

    March 16, 11:07 AM by Justin Thomas in Cars

    Tesla Motors will open up five customer service centers in conjunction with the public launch later this year of the Tesla Roadster, an all-electric sports car. The service centers will be located in Chicago, Northern California, Southern California,

  • Players Not Spectators. Sports IIlustrated Does Green

    March 9, 8:50 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Gee, we no sooner talk about the Trek's Lime bike with Shimano's automatic gearing, and lo and behold, there it is in Sports IIlustrated, as a side bar to their cover story on global warming and sports. Article runs over four pages and covers a

  • Survey: Winter Sports

    January 26, 12:00 PM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    A Salon article says: "Recently, the ski industry has gotten fired up about global warming. But as resorts continue to carve new runs through the forests, the industry's green image is looking like a snow job." It then looks at even the greenest of the


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