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Mar 14

Take the Meatout Pledge! -

If you can eat vegan for one day you can help save 3.7 million square feet of forest and more! Take the meatout pledge here: http://www.meatout.org/pledge and remember to eat vegan on March 20th!

Mar 07

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Considering composting? We’ve got the dirt on how to get started — plus, what you can compost and what you can’t!
The science of compost
How to start a compost pile in 4 steps
81 things you can compost
30 things you should never compost
How to become a composting guru

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Considering composting? We’ve got the dirt on how to get started — plus, what you can compost and what you can’t!

Feb 21

Jackie Chan's Anti-Rhino Poaching PSA Will Make You Want To Take Action -

成龍 Jackie Chan reminds us that when you buy rhino horn “You are paying for guns, bullets, arrows, chainsaws, axes and machetes to hack off the face of the rhino, and you are paying for the life of a beautiful creature.”

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(via Upcycle This! 10 Ways To Reuse Yoga Mats | Redesign Revolution)

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(via Upcycle This! 10 Ways To Reuse Yoga Mats | Redesign Revolution)

Feb 13

Ask Umbra: What should I get my sweetie for Valentine’s Day?

Ask Umbra: What should I get my sweetie for Valentine’s Day?

“President Obama bans the sale of ivory in the hope of saving elephants from the highest poaching rates in decades.” — Ivory: the Elephant in the Room | OnEarth Magazine

Reclaiming the Prom Dress - Earth911.com -

(Source: earth911)

Jan 16

Dian Fossey Birthday Remembrance
“Fossey worried that mountain gorillas might not live to see the end of the last century. Thanks to the work Fossey started, which has been carried on through the intensive conservation methods used by the Fossey Fund today, they have survived and increased in number. If Fossey were still alive today, we believe that would be the best birthday present possible.”

Dian Fossey Birthday Remembrance

“Fossey worried that mountain gorillas might not live to see the end of the last century. Thanks to the work Fossey started, which has been carried on through the intensive conservation methods used by the Fossey Fund today, they have survived and increased in number. If Fossey were still alive today, we believe that would be the best birthday present possible.”

Jan 02

What is cradle to cradle? 

Cradle to Cradle is a continuous system, a new way of thinking about how we use materials and how we design products.

What is cradle to cradle?

Cradle to Cradle is a continuous system, a new way of thinking about how we use materials and how we design products.

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6 ways to save money and the planet in 2014Save some green by going green in your everyday life.

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6 ways to save money and the planet in 2014
Save some green by going green in your everyday life.

Dec 17

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Make your own green holiday wreathDeck your door with a homemade bough of holly: A DIY wreath.

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Make your own green holiday wreath
Deck your door with a homemade bough of holly: A DIY wreath.

How to Wrap Gifts Sustainably -

Ready to wrap all of those gifts? Do it more sustainably!

http://www.greenchildmagazine.com/wrap-gifts-sustainably/

Dec 11

Nutella Switches to 100% Segregated Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in France - Good news for those of you who like Nutella and are concerned about endangered organutans!