So often we patronize companies with cute names like Burt's Bees or Toms of Maine, thinking that we are dealing with Burt and Tom, when in reality we are buying from Clorox or Colgate-Palmolive. No criticism of these big
Nau, is a clothing company that crafts apparel equally at home in a storm or a dorm. Threads at ease in a metropolis, or on the Galapagos. The idea for a clothing business that would adhere to the three
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Renewable Tax Incentives Gone Wild?
As much as we tout the importance of government support for the fledgling renewable energy industries like wind and solar, recent revelations in Oregon point out how these can get out of hand,
Nau are at it again. Now you can get 30% of their woollen tops. But not only that for each wool purchase you make, they'll donate 10% of the sale to their Partners in Change. (Way up from their usual 2%, which is double the industry standard
' In any economic climate, it's natural to consider the price of the products we buy, and whether their value justifies their cost. We often receive comments regarding the prices for Nau products. One customer recently commented that, "The
Beauty, Performance and Sustainability are the three principles that drive the folk at Nau, the outdoor lifestyle clothing and bag company. You'll notice Price isn't included. Shoehorning that trio of attributes into a product is harder work, than
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., which produces a most excellent Pale Ale that's currently in my fridge (but not for too long), has helped to raise $73,342 for Western Rivers Conservancy from the beer maker's 2009 "Wild Rivers" campaign. Sierra Nevada
I got the sense after picking up the sample of Maca bars that this could be the next miracle "food" popping up on the market. That is, if we're not already too burnt out by "miracle foods." I sampled a few of these Potent Life
Inexpensive Nanostructure Film Keeps Photons from Bouncing Offdigg_url = 'http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/09/new-nanostructure-film-increase-solar-power-efficiency-oregon-state.php';That's the beauty of science. You
It's not the happiest news to hear when coming back from a holiday weekend... One of the mere three wolf pairs in Oregon has been killed by wildlife officials. The reason why: They were being wolves. According to
Studio Gorm built the Flow2 Kitchen for an exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Craft in Oregon; it is a "living kitchen where nature and technology are integrated in a symbiotic relationship, processes
Savvy, environmentally conscious (and of age!) beer enthusiasts know that even when you're in college, there's more to beer than dollar Pabst at the neighborhood dive. Microbreweries are leading the way when it comes to
After toiling for nearly a decade to shake hemp's burlap-sack connotations—and prove that the fiber is a viable replacement for cotton—Naturally Advanced Technologies (née Hemptown) may finally have its day.