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
Photo: Via Huffington PostOh how we love our green celebrities, but for the most part, they are as fresh and new to this fight against climate change as Brangolina's twin babies Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline are to the world. They can give global
The battle has long been waged, and will certainly continue in spite of this study. Are humans designed/evolved to eat everything and at risk of malnutrition as vegetarians? Or is vegetarianism the healthy and ethical choice?
Carbon composites (mixed material, unrecyclable) remain the materials of choice for high-end racing bikes, but for the rest of us in the biking masses, bamboo may soon come into its own as a better way to cycle. Calfee Design, which already has a