7 Myths About the EU’s Airline Emissions Plan

July 31, 2011 by  
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As the airline industry and the U.S. government grumbles about the impacts of the European Union’s aviation-emissions reduction plan, the program is rapidly moving  forward as required by law, so it is high time to correct some of the myths surrounding this program.

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HOW TO: Make Your Own Yummy Popsicles at Home

July 31, 2011 by  
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Popsicles are a summer staple, and for good reason – they’re refreshing and delicious! If you’re a fan of these icy treats but aren’t big on high fructose corn syrup, hard to pronounce chemicals and paying an arm and a leg for frozen fruit water, follow our easy DIY tutorial to learn how to make them yourself! You’ll save money, make healthier popsicles (since you know exactly what’s going in them) and have a fun summer activity to boot. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chocolate popsicles , diy popsicles , eco popsicles , green popsicles , handmade popsciles , healthy popsicles , home made popsicles , Homemade Popsicles , how to make popsicles , How to Make Your Own Healthy Popsicles At Home , make your own popsicles , natural popsicles , organic popsicles , Petey making popsicles , Tovolo popsicle molds , vegan popsicles

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100% Wind and Solar Powered Billboards Come to London, New York & Sydney

July 31, 2011 by  
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Image via YouTube screengrab. This week, office solutions company Ricoh unveiled what it is calling the ” eco-board ” – a billboard powered entirely by solar and wind power in London. Situated on the M4 motorway, the billboard is equipped with 96 solar panels and five wind turbines, and it only lights up when it has produced enough energy to do so. It’s not the first of its kind, though- Ricoh has already installed similar billboards in New York and Sydney…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Farm Sanctuary’s 35 City Walk Hopes to Raise Over $1 Million for Abused Animals

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Photo: Simon Aughton Farm Sanctuary’s Walk for Farm Animals hopes to raise $1 million for abused farm animals across North America. The walk, which will take place in 35 cities, increases awareness of wide spread abuse of farm animals , particularly on larger factory farms. If there’s not an event in your area, you can show your suppor… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Fair-Trade Fedora From The Andean Collection (Worth $68!)

July 31, 2011 by  
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Pick up any fashion magazine and you’ll quickly realize that Summer and Fall’s prized accessory is the hat. So to help one lucky person turn up their sustainable style this season and the next, we’ve teamed up with  The Andean Collection to give away a lovely new  Lola hat from their latest collection. Made by fair-trade artisans in rural Ecuador, the this funky fedora comes in three sizes (feather optional) and is available in a dazzling array of neutral and jewel-toned hues. Want one to call you own? Enter to win ahead! ENTER TO WIN HERE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-fashion , eco-fashion giveaways , eco-friendly hats , Ethical Fashion , fair trade accessories , fair trade clothing , fair-trade fashion , green fashion , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable hats , sustainable style , The Andean Collection

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7 Eco-Bikinis to Spend a Summer in Sustainable Style

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If you’re still on the hunt for a swimsuit to turn into a second skin this summer, then jump ahead for our seven stylin’ picks sure to make a splash. Sexy, sustainable and suited for all body-types, it’s not too late to show off your bikini bod beach or poolside! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: best bikinis , best swimsuits , eco bikinis , eco friendly bikini , eco swimsuits , eco-fashion , green swimsuits , green swimwear , sustainable bikini , sustainable swimwear

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Breakthrough Could Help Chemists Compute Safer Biofuels

July 31, 2011 by  
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Image: Rishabh Mishra / CC This is your mission, should you choose to accept it: you are a biofuels researcher, diligently seeking a solution that can take mankind into the post-industrial revolution, an era of alternative fuels that are both sustainable and practical. You will probably spend a year developing a scalable synthetic pathway for your new biodiesel. Then you will put it to the test: what comes out of the tailpipe when combusting the novel biofuel? Will your hopes b… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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City Playgrounds Deemed Too Safe Because of Dumbed Down Designs

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Here’s something we thought we’d never hear: Playgrounds are being deemed  too safe. In a recent article posted by Shine , experts are contending that the designs of  modern playgrounds are being homogenized and dumbed down in the name of safety. “We’re now at a point where every playground is pretty much the same. And they’re boring. They’re not challenging,” says playground expert Alex Gilliam. So do today’s playgrounds pale in comparison to those of your youth? Share your thoughts with us after the jump. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: best playgrounds , boring playgrounds , Design for Kids , green design for kids , green kids , kids safety , playground architecture , playground design , safe playground design

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Backpacks for Kids Get Your Child (and a Child in Need) Ready for School

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It’s already time to start gearing up for the new school year, and while pencils and pads are on the top of our to-buy list, we’ve also been on the hunt for right pack to put all these new supplies into. This fall we’re looking towards  Schoolbags for Kids for our backpacks. What we can only call the TOMS of school supplies, the innovative new backpack company aims to help children across the globe by donating a schoolbag filled with  school supplies for every backpack that is purchased. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “one here , backpacks , education , green design , green family , green kids , one there” , philanthropic giving

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A Perfume Organic Promises Fresh Scents Sans Chemicals

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Photo: A Perfume Organic From California teens protesting Abercrombie & Fitch’s toxic perfume to secret chemicals found in popular perfumes , I’ve written a slew of stories on the chemicals in common fragrances. So for the sake of a fresh scent sans chemicals, here’s A Perfume Organic . The New York based perfumery offers hand-poured perfume using USDA cer… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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