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Is Going Green Just a Feel-Good Choice?

Candice Gaukel Andrews by Candice Gaukel Andrews | November 18th, 2010 | 5 Comments
topic: Eco Travel, Green Living | tags: automobiles, bats, bird deaths, birds, Canada geese, canoe, carbon emissions, cars, chemicals, climate change, CO2, eco-friendly, energy, environment, environmental toxins, environmentalist, fossil fuels, green, green building, greenwashing, Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, kayak, kayaking, landfills, LEED, LEED buildings, LEED certification, nature enthusiasts, nature photography, nature photos, photography, plastic, power grid, recreation, recycler, recycling, sandhill cranes, save the environment, skyscrapers, songbirds, toxins, transportation, travel, turbines, water sports, weather, wildlife, wind farms, wind power

Sandhill cranes

Buying a kayak qualifies as a “big purchase” for my family, and my husband and I recently took that huge step. Although we’ve had a canoe for a long time, this is our first acquisition of this type of silent-sports, aquatic craft.

Green TV

E.B. Boyd by E.B. Boyd | April 22nd, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Green Living | tags: green beer, green building, green TV, how to recycle, living off the grid, National Geographic Garbage Moguls, Newbury Film Series Waste?, Planet Green Greensburg, recycling, salvaged materials, television, TerraCycle

You’ve been doing your part to go green — clearing your clutter, switching out your bath products, and figuring out how to recycle everything. Now it’s your turn to take a break and watch what other people are doing to go green. Here are a few shows worth tuning into:

National Geographic’s “Garbage Moguls”

The New Afterlife for Jeans: Between the Walls

E.B. Boyd by E.B. Boyd | April 9th, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Green Living, Green Tech | tags: green building, insulation, jeans

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You’ve been doing your part for the planetary ecosystem by biking and walking instead of driving. And you’ve been doing your part for your inner ecosystem by making better food choices. Suddenly, you make a delightful discovery: Your skinny jeans fit again!

Fab. So … what do you do with your old “fat jeans”?

Creative Ways to Give Back on Thanksgiving and More

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | November 21st, 2008 | No Comments
topic: Conscious Living News, Inspirational Media | tags: diabetes, energy efficiency, green building, health, kids, Personal Growth, teenagers, thanksgiving, vegetarianism, volunteering, wellness, Yoga, yoga poses

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Girl Scouts Perform Energy Audits, Prove Their Future Value