I personally think that Valentine's Day is a scam—I believe I once called it "one huge fallacy propagated by a dark cabal of media and business moguls who worship some winged, arrow-stringing demon-child."
Near the top of the TreeHugger code of living is something like "Reusing stuff is better than buying new stuff"; this is why we dig what GreenDemolitions.org is doing. They offer an easy, feel-good outlet for donating old (but still functional) kitchen
Appreciation for tea is growing in the United States, afterall, it's the second most consumed beverage in the world after water. And we've certainly covered several companies here on TreeHugger. We like that many are focusing on fair trade and
There are 300-plus designated Fair Trade towns in Europe that all work to not only support fair wages but also to reduce their ecological impact. This is what inspired the town of Media, Pennsylvania to anoint itself as the first "Fair Trade town"
We were quite critical of the Economist when they wrote about the Politics of Food two weeks ago. To their credit, they have published an entire page of letters, all except one critical of their stance. Comments included "We cannot make large-scale
As inspiration for TreeHuggers entering our Convenient Truths video contest, TreeHugger spoke with Nick Frances co-director/Producer of Black Gold just in time for the film’s big Los Angeles premiere today. We’ve covered the film before, and now in a
A Year of Living Generously started as an online experiment based on a hunch: that looking after this planet and its people is what we are all here for, and, that if many of us can make small changes in our everyday choices, then over time we can make a
When Blake Mycoskie went to visit Argentina he discovered the typical soft shoe called Alpargata (similar to the Spanish Espadrilles) but also that a lot of children don't have shoes which leads to major health issues. Blake saw an opportunity for a
Treehuggers have probably heard about fair trade coffee, but many aren't familiar with it – and even more don't quite know what fair trade means, or why it's necessary. Despite the fact that a coffee crisis has been financially devastating coffee growers
Good news this week from two of our favourite eco-fashion designers in the UK. Both Enamore and Martha Evatt are launching their custom made handbags online. Enamore who made quite a stir with their sexy hemp silk lingerie are now selling very pretty
Now more than ever, the rug industry is making huge strides in their commitment to fair labor, sustainable materials, and ethical business practices. Pioneers such as Stephanie Odegard and Rosemary Hallgarten, and the uber-hip Barcelona-based company