How Medicine Makes the Environment Sick

December 1, 2016 by  
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Sea life is swimming in a brew of sugar and spice this holiday season, according to a 2006 Seattle study that found an influx of vanilla and cinnamon in the Puget Sound in the months of November and December. The sugary surge is likely due to all…

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8 ways to give the gift of giving this holiday season

November 22, 2015 by  
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The perfect gift doesn’t need to buy into consumerism. This holiday season why not give the gift of giving in the form of charity ? We’ve rounded up eight websites that’ll help you choose more meaningful charitable gifts for your loved ones, from Save the Children sponsorships to World Wildlife Fund gift adoption cards. Keep reading to see how you can use your gifts to contribute to a better world. READ MORE>

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Consumerist Christmas Tree uses 2,000 plastic bags to make you rethink holiday shopping

December 24, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Consumerist Christmas Tree uses 2,000 plastic bags to make you rethink holiday shopping Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: anti consumerism , anti-consumerism art , Appetite , consumerism , consumerist christmas tree , holiday art , holiday season , luzinterruptus , plastic bag art , plastic bag tree , plastic bags , Recycled Plastic , Stoke-on-Trent

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Obsession with material possessions makes you anxious and depressed

December 20, 2014 by  
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We’ve all heard that possessions won’t make you happy and now here’s the proof:  a new report reveals that those who prioritize possessions experience more negative emotions than people who don’t. The bottom line? During this holiday season , keep in mind that it’s not the material things that count. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ama , ecouterre , emotional health , emotional impact of material possessions , emotional impact of things , emotional shopping , holiday shopping , material possessions , shopping anxiety , shopping depression

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Eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives for the holidays

December 20, 2014 by  
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Chances are that a lot of us will be wrapping some last-minute gifts this weekend, whether we’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, or Festivus. Rather than going for regular store-bought wrapping paper , which is as wasteful to use as it is to create, there are some brilliant eco-friendly alternatives to use instead. Re-usable bags, fabric, or homemade wrap are just a few fun ideas that can be put to use to wrap presents, so read on past the jump for some ideas on how you can make this holiday the most eco-savvy yet! Read the rest of Eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives for the holidays Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diy gift wrap , DIY wrapping paper , eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives , furoshiki , gift wrap , gift wrap alternatives , gift wrap ideas , gift wrapping , recycled gift wrap , recycled paper , reused gift wrap , scarves , upcycled paper , wrapping , wrapping alternatives , Wrapping Paper , wrapping presents

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HOW TO: Make Delicious Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread for the Holidays

December 8, 2013 by  
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The holiday season is not complete without a warm, spicy-sweet plate full of gingerbread cookies . To make sure you satisfy everyone’s wish list, follow this simple recipe to make vegan, gluten-free cookies. Happy baking! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cookies , gingerbread , gluten free , holiday season , recipe , vegan        

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Gsky Unveils New Versa Wall Vertical Garden System

August 16, 2011 by  
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We’ve long been fans of GSky’s verdant vertical gardens , and now they’ve announced that they are adding a new product to their existing portfolio of popular products. Called the Versa Green Wall System, the new type of living wall was developed in response to the increased demand for vertical gardens in offices. The customizable, low-maintenance system is ideal for those who want versatile plant designs in their indoor office environments. The system adds a cheerful pop of color to any drab or dreary workplace, and the Versa Wall’s plants can be easily changed out for seasonal updates, like putting in poinsettas for the winter holiday season. + GSky The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green wall” , “living wall” , eco design , g sky , green design , GSky , gsky versawall , sustainable design , versawall , vertical garden

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Crumbling Gingerbread Houses Highlight Homelessness in Sweden

December 9, 2010 by  
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Most of us don’t think twice about going home for the holidays, but this simple idea is impossible for millions of homeless people worldwide to even fathom. In Sweden, the  Stockholm City Welfare Mission joined forces with the  Swedish Museum of Architecture to call attention to the issue of homelessness this Christmas season. Under the campaign “ Help us Break an Old Christmas Tradition ,” the organizations are using the museum’s  annual gingerbread house exhibit as a venue to explore what it means to be at home, and how more fortunate individuals can help the homeless

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Gifts That Keep On Giving

November 30, 2009 by  
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Image Source: Premier Packaging Today is “Cyber Monday” and, let’s be honest, you are doing more holiday shopping online that actual work, right? Don’t worry, we won’t tell your boss

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Holiday Binge Might Alter Gut Microbes

November 20, 2009 by  
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Overeating on holidays like Thanksgiving is more than acceptable in our culture – it’s expected. Why not binge on mashed potatoes, gravy, and pecan pie?  Thanksgiving only comes once a year, after all.  Sure, you might gain a few pounds over the holiday season, but you have until New Year’s to worry about those.

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