Tag: Sports - Page 10

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    ISPO SportsDesign Focuses on EcoDesign

    November 21, 8:19 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    "Ecofriendly doesn't have to mean ugly: Good design is one of the keys to bringing together ecology and the economy. This leads to products, systems, infrastructure and services that serve their purpose while requiring a minimum of resources,

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    TuftTrike: Green for The Green

    November 14, 9:06 AM by Warren McLaren in Bikes

    Yep, so you know that you can have water soluble golf balls, reused golf balls, bamboo golf clothes and even certified organic gold courses. But did you that you can now lug your clubs and irons from tee to tee aboard a human-powered vehicle. Oh yeh,

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    The End of the World As We Know It Dept.: Leaf Blower Hockey

    November 11, 1:39 PM by Lloyd Alter in Corporate Responsibility

    How did it come to this? Take the most evil fuel burning device this side of a Hummer or a gas-powered daquiri maker and outfit two teams with them, fire up the leaf blowers and blow the ball towards the goal. The "first ever leaf blower hockey game in

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    Attack of the Green Monster

    October 26, 12:44 AM by Sean Fisher in Culture

    When Sustainable Industries talks about the "green monster," they are not talking about the famous left-field wall in Boston, however they still are talking sports (although Fenway scores tons of points with us due to its longevity). Sports stadiums

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    Nulethics EcoVerse

    October 5, 5:08 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Now it's somewhat akin to 'the pot to be calling the kettle black' for me, of all people, to be pointing out spelling mistakes and typos (after all, my indiscretions in this regard are legendary), but the Nulethics' website prose is rife with

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    Philadelphia Eagles the Greenest Team in Pro Sports?

    September 26, 7:48 AM by Kenny Luna in Culture

    It may be only a coincidence that the Philadelphia Eagles wear green jerseys, but they’ve quietly become the most environmentally friendly team in the National Football League, and maybe even in all of pro sports. And that’ s due in no small part to

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    ASEC: Throwing a Better Party

    September 21, 12:50 AM by Kristin Underwood in Culture

    While the Action Sports Retailers trade show oozed cool, the Action Sports Environmental Coalition was on a whole new level of cool. Founded by Frank Scurra, the ASEC organizes all action sports organizations and companies together around green projects.

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    Green Sports: Washington Post Get On Board

    September 18, 10:51 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    In fact they get aboard surfboards, snowboards, skateboards as well as bikes, and sports balls. On learning that green claims can give sports goods manufacturers a "marketing edge" they ponder if there is genuine environmental motivation behind

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    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

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    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:

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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


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