Tag: Christmas - Page 8

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    Quote of the Day: Bill McKibben on Christmas

    November 19, 5:47 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Culture

    Photo credit: lollyknit I’ve been called my share of names, but the only one that ever really stung was "grinch." The year that a few friends and I started the Hundred Dollar Holiday program through our rural Methodist churches, several business page

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    G-Wiz it's Nearly Christmas!

    November 10, 4:47 AM by Sami Grover in Cars

    OK – the G-Wiz is popping up so often on our pages it’s in serious danger of becoming a cliché. However, that doesn’t seem to stop its ever growing popularity, or its attractiveness to funky designers. We couldn’t resist, then, to bring our London

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    Merry Christmas and a Happy 2007 from Barcelona

    December 26, 10:20 AM by Petz Scholtus in Culture

    Dear reader, here’s a merry Christmas (tree) to you from Barcelona. The Abetus Porex is the beautiful Christmas tree hanging in the Maremagnum port of Barcelona, inviting you to look up at it from underneath and hence connect the tree with the floor.

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    Santa Claus is Chinese

    December 25, 3:10 PM by Lester Brown, Guest Writer in Corporate Responsibility

    I know Santa Claus is Chinese because each Christmas morning after all the gifts are unwrapped and things settle down I systematically go through the presents to see where they are made. The results are almost always the same: roughly 70 percent are

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    TreeHugger Picks: Celebrating a Green Christmas

    December 25, 9:49 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Christmas is here, and for many a TreeHugger, it means convening with family & friends, green gift giving and one last hug of the Christmas tree. Here are some ways to be sure your Christmas celebrations are a little greener.

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    TreeHugger Picks: It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

    December 22, 12:32 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    The holiday season is nearing its zenith, with a couple of big days right around the corner. Here are some ways TreeHuggers know that Christmas is almost here.

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    Cool Yule Tree Baubles

    December 21, 8:16 AM by Bonnie Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    It's a dilemma--the irresistible urge to buy christmas tree ornaments and knowing that it's the year for a green, environmental christmas celebration... Here's the answer: do both! Start with the stringing of the cranberries, interspersed with

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    Ethical Fashion Forum's Conscious Christmas

    December 20, 3:20 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    All right you Christmas-celebrating Londoners! Our friends at Tonic Tees have filled us in:

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    Santa Falls Victim to Climate Change

    December 17, 4:33 PM by Treehugger Interns in Culture

    Treehuggers are no strangers to climate-related bad news, but this latest headline is particularly worrying. It seems Santa, who was recently voted one of the top 100 green heroes, may be unable to make a successful lift-off this year, due to the

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    Organic Cherry Growers Weather Market Upsets

    July 30, 5:20 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Green Food

    If you eat cherries, chances are they come from Washington and Western Montana. The Washington cherries ripened late this year, and the Montana crop came early. This has meant a glut in the market, and the largest regional shipping plant isn't accepting

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    BioTech Fashion Struts its Stuff

    July 18, 1:24 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    Last week in Toronto attendees at the 2006 World Congress on Industrial and Biotechnology and Bioprocessing were treated to a fashion parade. Apparel fro designers such as Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Stephen Burrows, Heatherette, and Elisa Jimenez, Linda

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    Let's Talk Baby Talk

    June 6, 6:08 AM by Bonnie Alter in Culture

    Responsible new parents are looking for ways to reduce the impact of disposable diapers. They want green clothes that are made of organic cotton and are free of chemicals but are still adorable. In response some small companies have started to create

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    Perhaps We Are On the Wrong Bike

    June 3, 6:49 AM by Lloyd Alter in Cars

    Perhaps we don't really get it. We bike every day with our fancy Lake shoes on our clipless pedals on our Norco roadbike when we learn from ReadingToronto that we should realy be riding a fabulous Dutch bike from Jorg and Olif. We go on about how bikes


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