This weekend Washington, DC hosted their 5th Annual Green Fest - that mega traveling festival that hosts all things green. I attended the event on Saturday and was surprised at the changes in the green movement. If you've never
To celebrate World Vegan Day today, the 824 staff members of LUSH Cosmetics in North America will forsake meat and dairy in a company-wide bid to go vegan. LUSH is certainly no stranger to ambitious stunts—their staff
Bourgeois Boheme, the eco-boutique in London now has their Love Goddess line of shoes available and they come in 6 flashy styles. Strappy, flat moccasins; purple wedge heels; evening shoes; plain office pumps and, best of
Fellow TreeHugger Sami Grover covered the chicken fat-to-biodiesel controversy in North Carolina back in January. After hearing about this next announcement, I'm going to bring it up again: Is a fuel made from animal fats
A Tokyo hair salon claims to be the first to use "nano-steam" perm as a way to avoid the harmful chemicals commonly used in beauty salons. Insolite also carbon offsets its CO2 emissions (another first for a Tokyo hair salon) and works with Aveda to
TreeHugger keeps saying that one of the best things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint is to eat less meat; in the UK some are even proposing that it be rationed. Perhaps today is good day to go without; it is World Vegetarian Day.
When we shared a satirical advertisement for Human Cheese, sweet and tangy, comments ranged from: "um.... yeah. thanks, time to go powerwash the inside of my skull" to"I love that people are grossed out by this but not by eating products made out of
You probably have faced the dilemma of how to find out which products are Good and which products are Bad, never mind sorting out when Bad companies make Good products, or vice versa. A lot of consumers turn to the internet, to bloggers and reviews.
While the US is still the only developed nation where growing hemp is illegal, you can buy products manufactured with hemp here and this week I tried out some products by Manitoba Harvest, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba,
After reports last year of "raccoon dog" fur being used and labeled as faux fur, the Humane Society came out with a few quick tests you can use to test whether any animals were hurt in production. First, look at the
Can your footwear be socially conscious and fashionable? Yes, according to Pie Footwear (the shoes are not edible), which just opened their doors in Portland, Oregon. JC and Stacey Matney own the store and began with the
O'burger, the first organic fast food joint in Los Angeles, where the burgers and everything else are all organic. What does that mean exactly? Well, "the buns, the sauce, the vegetables, meat, ketchup, mustard, fries and salad dressing" - it's all
All-Natural Lip Balm Even Has Us Worried
Treehugger likes poop — from chicken-poop power stations to worm poop fertilizer, there are lots of ecological uses for what others see as waste. But even I must admit to being a little concerned when I came
A new report from the University of New South Wales says that Australia should be farming kangaroos instead of sheep and cattle if it wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. According to the study, if Australia replaced its