"Something is better than nothing." This is the unofficial motto of the Live Generously project, whose very basic premise is to encourage enough small 'somethings', such that their aggregated whole becomes a Tipping Point. It "is about wanting
We love the idea of Design Democracy, where Bryce and Kerry Moore designers and artists can submit ideas for designs that can be built using mass-customization processes." The brought a few of the winners of the first competition to ICFF.
The data has been logged; the numbers have been crunched, and, after a nationwide study on green living, Corvallis, Oregon (Hey, that's where I live. Look at that.) has been named the Best Green Place to live in America by Country Home Magazine. The
A restaurant receiving a single star in the 2008 Guide Michelin Cities of Europe is probably not newsworthy to most TreeHuggers. But at the Stockholm restaurant Leijontornet, combining the fine-dining star of quality from Michelin with an organic food
The medical branch has long operated following the Hippocratic Oath: "First do no harm". People started questioning the context of this promise though, when EPA published initial reports on releases of dioxin, a carcinogen which may also harm
We are all becoming more eco-conscious, right? We might not exactly be following in the footsteps of No Impact Man or be as Green as a Thistle, but we're trying. Eating organic food is important to us, as is eating locally.
For the past four years, the Interra Project has developed an ingenious model for people to use financial networks to support their local communities and sustainability. Recently, Interra rolled out its first project -- Boston Community Change - in
The essential premise is that the average Australian household could, for the small up-front cost of $250 AUD be harvesting 254 kg of fruit & veggies from their front yard. A years supply, they suggest (and on their website they reckon such a garden
As we noted yesterday, tomorrow is Buy Local Day; though none of us need an excuse to support our local farms, businesses and economy, it's a nice way to galvanize support for the "buy local" movement. Here are some ideas for how to spend your buy
This Saturday, November 18, is Buy Local Day. The campaign encourages TreeHuggers everywhere to vote with our dollars in favor of locally owned, independent businesses. It's better for the planet, its people, our communities and our economy, and is