How do you green a village all at once? Well, if you live on a college campus these days with tens of thousands of other students, staff and faculty, the challenge can feel just that daunting. Never fear, the Sustainable
We often hear the complaint that it cost too much to ‘go green.’ This is, of course, a blatant untruth. Those that spend the least, by and large, consume a lesser amount of the world’s many precious and finite resources.
Actually that's their name, Art of Tea, and they create hand-crafted, organic, fair trade teas. I sampled the "Tropical Pineapple" blend tea and was surprised from the first taste with all of the flavor. You could actually
Its no surprise that Rishi Tea was the winner of seven First Place Awards at the 2008 Tea Championships for best tea, and to top it off was the first company to win the award making organic teas. Beating out 300 other brands,
We totally agree that carrying your own tupperware is better than those styrofoam clam shells, and that reusing is important. But what if you are holding a party and don't have 40 sets of tableware? The Eco-Party Pack, by Eco
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Holy Cow Company officially launches August 23 & 24, 2008 at the Whole Foods Market Flavorfest 2008 in Chicago where attendees can stroll through and taste-test a plethora of organic and natural foods complete with live
Most if not all surf companies now offer organic clothing lines — makes sense since this community is directly affected by the cleanliness of our oceans and often very active in terms of environmental protection. But actually
Want a dream job? How about one where you travel to far off places, documenting all of the successful, sustainable projects that different community groups are not only trying but also excelling in? One where you meet people around the world, see
Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city, has its own 100% organic clothes shop: Eden, which opened its doors last month. All garments that are sold in the store are produced with organic cotton and died with natural pigments, free of harmful chemical
This week is Carnival of the Green # 134 and it's being hosted by the blog at Two Hands Worldshop, which promotes fair trade and sustainable living. So head on over to the site to check out a round up of green news and events from the past week,
We don't mean a schtir schtick, either. A few years ago Fair Trade coffee was hard to find; now every decent store will have a couple of brands with fair trade, shade grown, organic, bird friendly, rainforest alliance and whatever other stickers they
Bonnie writes "There are so many communities across Africa, Asia and Latin America that are benefiting from the [Fair Trade] movement's commitment to paying a living wage by teaching people to create products that are useful, use local materials, and
Tomorrow is World Fair Trade Day and a time for all of us to celebrate Fair Trade Organisations and buy more Fair Trade goods through Fair Trade stores. This year's theme is "Fair Trade + Ecology" and member organizations in 70 countries will be
It's true, Gertrude—"A rose is a rose is a rose"—but are all roses created equal? This is the question I posed to John Nevado, president of Nevado Roses, a Fair Trade and ecologically sensitive rose farm situated in Ecuador.