Green isn't always serious business. The newest video out by Casual Mafia called In My Prius makes fun of the Prius which is, well, really funny! With the looming GM bankruptcy, a few laughs, were cars are involved, is
Tonight marks the official launch of Moxie Industries, a new company founded by musician Vanessa Diaz that meets at the intersection of fashion, music, and art. The "Love Your World" event, which takes place this evening
In the never-ending quest to find green products that are as environmentally responsible as possible, but that also don't look like a four-year old made them, sometimes the going can get rough. That's why it took two sassy ladies
Say it three times fast! Popomomo, which is short for post-postmodern movement, was developed by Lizz Wasserman in response to the unchecked consumerism she witnessed while designing for Urban Outfitters and Free
It's not just climate change that is killing the trees, though that is part of it. With California now in its third year of drought, many farmers are taking a chainsaw to the trees in order to save their farms, reports NPR. Can
Opened in February 2009, FIG Restaurant chef Ray Garcia is serving up inspired dishes that don't just include greens, they are aiming to run the gamut of green by including all of the buzzwords - local, organic, sustainable,
Green isn't just a daring shade of nail polish at ROB/B, nailcare giant OPI's first foray into "concept salons." The Studio City, Calif.-based cuticle-pampering mother ship, which dispenses dibutyl phthalate-free mani pedis
Green roofs weigh a lot; this makes it hard to retrofit them to existing buildings. Plant Architects had some fun putting one on the Royal Ontario Museum, and now in LA, architect Alexis Rochas puts one on an old Holiday Inn that was converted to a
Just in time for Mother's Day, is GooGooSwap, (think: Freecycle for the baby world) - perfect for all moms and moms-to-be. And no, they're not swapping babies (sounds like the next reality show, eh?). Tired of the overpriced
Though it can't claim the prize for the world's largest rooftop solar power array, the announcement by the Port of Los Angeles that it will be installed solar panels over 71,500 square feet of its World Cruise Center roof by
Photo credit: Be Love
Be Love isn't your typical apparel company. Its sweatshop-free and mostly organic line of men's, women's, and kids' shirts serves to promote peace, which isn't too much of a stretch when you consider that its founders are board
The good folks at Global Green USA have teamed up with Jake Gyllenhaal to launch the "National Green Schools" initiative with a Green Service Day at Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles, helping students to clean up the school's edible garden.
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Something Rare: Bus Rapid Transit Done Right in the US!
Our friends at StreetFilms had a closer look at the Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Los Angeles, and what they found makes me very happy. This BRT line, though short, is
All over the world, people are losing their jobs. In America, there are millions of homes in foreclosure. The suburban areas are particularly hard hit, and many are asking how the suburbs will be reinvented. The Cul-de-Sac Commune project may be a
Back in November, Los Angeles' plan to develop 1.28 gigawatts of solar power was announced with some fanfare. Now, after two weeks of sorting through votes cast on Measure B, which would have seen 400 megawatts of solar
Scott Mackinlay Hahn, Loomstate. Photo courtesy of Loomstate.
Sustainable companies are on the rise but that didn't make it any easier for us to pick out the hottest eco-CEOs paving the way. However, we've managed to narrow the list down to seven that