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    Sustaining tradition: Orígens 99.9%

    May 20, 9:00 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    One of our favourite restaurants here in Barcelona is Orígens 99.9%. The food is so delicious and the interiors look so healthy that I just assumed it was all organic, or rather 99.9% of it. Convinced that it would be my next post for Treehugger I

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    Guy spends 165 days swimming in Columbia River, has aquatic epiphany

    May 20, 7:35 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Christopher D. Swain, an average man by his own description, discovered how interconnected we are with nature and how badly we treat her by swimming the Columbia River (largest river flowing into the Pacific Ocean in North-America). Herbicide baths

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    Jamie Kennedy picks Organic Wines

    May 20, 7:02 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Jamie Kennedy runs one of the coolest and best restaurants in Toronto- a stunning wine bar where he cooks little treats from organic and local food. in this month's Greenliving magazine, he picks four top organic wines. None are local- "Organic

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    Another battle in the war between cloth and disposable nappies

    May 20, 7:00 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Sometimes it's hard to be a treehugger (it's hard work as Bush would say). You think that you're doing the right thing and then, bam! a new study with findings that nuance or downright contradict the results of the last one. Last December, we wrote this

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    Ariston Point-Of-Use Hot Water Heaters

    May 19, 9:08 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Designed and made in Italy, Ariston hot water heaters have a lot going for them. They install directly under the sink or wherever you want hot water. They produce hot water instantly — you don't have to wait for the water to get hot (80 billon

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    Cuban Organic Shade-Grown Coffee from Merchants of Green Coffee

    May 19, 8:40 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    For decades, American sanctions against Cuba have left farmers without

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    Hip & Zen For Summer

    May 19, 8:25 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    We featured Hip & Zen not too long ago, with their handy little symbols that denote whether items are handmade, fair-trade, made from recycled materials, or all-natural, but with summer approaching we wanted to write about some new products that the

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    USDA Organic: Drama In The Produce Section

    May 19, 8:03 AM by Dominic Muren in Green Food

    One of the major barriers to the widespread adoption of organic produce by consumers has lack of easy identification: A pesticide free cucumber looks pretty much the same as a non-organic one. So, when the USDA introduced its "Certified organic"

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    Green Things from ICFF

    May 19, 7:20 AM by TreeHugger in Style

    the International Contemporary Furniture Fair just ended and as always, there is much to amaze and delight. The New York Times considered it less edgy than usual but if you look at Mocoloco its pretty impressive. Trolling for green and sustainable

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    Good To The Last Drop - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

    May 18, 1:39 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    We all know the drill – the coffee mug, the coffee break, the daily coffee stop on the way in to work…we actually decided to mix it up this morning and try a new coffee. We know, it’s hard to imagine, but Green Mountain Coffee Roasters really sparked

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    Are you bored of lunch? Try locaLunch!

    May 18, 8:42 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Do you rush to the same sandwich shop every day? Gobble down what you had yesterday and the day before that? Then hurry back to work just in time to make your deadline? Some days do you even skip lunch for fear of not having enough hours in the day?

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    May 18, 8:05 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    You care about the research done on global warming? You want to help, but have no scientific training? If you have one or many computers (and if you are reading this, you probably do), maybe you can do something anyway.Berkley has a distributed computing

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    Indoor Grass Gardens

    May 17, 6:19 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Indoor grass gardens. They're unexpected. Understated. Rich in greeness. Sweet smelling. Hard not to like. This book Tabletop Gardens, shows you how to grow your own. According the author, the best grasses to grow are ryegrass, wheatgrass and orange New

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    Microwave Ovens are Redundant

    May 17, 12:46 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Microwave ovens might be slightly more energy efficient than conventional ovens, but overall, I think their convenience is overrated. Some would say microwaves are essentially for reheating. I use a toaster oven or stovetop for reheating, and it takes a

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    Spelt is Elite

    May 17, 11:44 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Spelt is elite. If you have ever tasted the nutty, slightly sweet flavor of a freshly toasted spelt roll you know what I am talking about. I am hungry just thinking about its mad flava. This is why spelt is being rediscovered these days. It actually has

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    Why not try global sand castle building ?

    May 17, 9:11 AM by TreeHugger in Travel

    A few commenters pointed out that trying to rebuild medieval castles is not exactly the most sustainable project they could imagine... We would not like to encourage polemics on that issue but castles can have a positive impact on the way the world

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    CarFree City, USA: Walk Away From Oil

    May 17, 8:33 AM by Dominic Muren in Culture

    We've written about the necessity for something like carfree cities before, and the need is no less urgent now. But what can a little old lone treehugger do get something done, short of digging a 3 foot deep trench around your town's civic center?

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    Wolfgang Puck Disposable Instant-hot Latte

    May 17, 6:39 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    So California company OnTech spent 7 years and 24 million bucks to develop a coffee can filled with quicklime so that you can have a hot latte in seven minutes. Its market: "the people who want to have hot coffee in their car without going anywhere or


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