Raise your hand if you’ve been sitting at your soul-deadening, eye-ball-glazing, brain-frying cubicle job, preparing your latest round of TPS reports and saying to yourself, “I just wish there was a job out there where I could both enjoy myself and do good for the planet. And, you know, not starve.”
As much as the Green Festival is a celebration of sustainable solutions, it’s also one giant green shopping mall. Fortunately, the festival, co-hosted by Global Exchange and Co-op America, screens all its vendors so festival-goers can feel confident their purchases are supporting companies doing their best to keep the planet healthy. But what about the rest of the time? How is the average consumer supposed to know which companies are really sustainable and which ones are harming the earth?
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Being Clear About Desires: Getting What We Want
The Solar Living Institute just published its amazing new class schedule. This nonprofit is doing more to promote solar energy than any other organization I know of — especially with its recent focus on green careers and green workforce development.