Ask Pablo: Do New Six-Pack Rings Offer A More Sustainable Solution?

October 26, 2010 by  
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Image Source: PakTech Dear Pablo: I have recently seen a new kind of six-pack ring. It seems like it uses more material so I wonder what the environmental impact is. You have probably seen a packaging solution by PakTech that is growing in popularity among craft brewers

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Ask Pablo: Is My Smart Meter Going To Kill Me?

September 7, 2010 by  
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Image Source: Juverna Dear Pablo: I have been hearing a lot of controversy around smart meters.

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A Bike With Baggage: Biomega and Puma’s New Mopion

September 7, 2010 by  
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All photos: Biomega Puma The Puma Bike family, (as designed by KiBiSi, manufactured and sold by Biomega ), has a new sibling. The Mopion is an urban cargo bicycle with a bit of twist

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Sourcing Sustainable Fabrics Made Easy with New Online Marketplace from Summer Rayne Oakes

September 7, 2010 by  
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10 Green Events During Fashion’s Night Out in New York City

September 7, 2010 by  
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Images via Fashion’s Night Out Fashion’s Night Out is an evening dedicated to revitalizing the fashion industry: consumers are encouraged to come out and shop at the hundreds (if not thousands) of participating stores around the globe, this Friday, September 10. While the event welcomes consumerism, there are plenty of ways to take part without over-spending, or even shopping for that matter

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Ask Pablo: Should I Get A New Washing Machine?

April 26, 2010 by  
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Image Source: Mia Dear Pablo: I want to do what’s right for the planet but is it really cost-effective to buy a new washing machine? It seems like it would take a long time to pay off.

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Ask Pablo: How Do Smart Phones Stack Up Against Phone Books?

April 12, 2010 by  
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Image Source: Daniel Y. Go Dear Pablo: You recently wrote about getting rid of phone books but wouldn’t the environmental impact be much greater if every granny got a smart phone instead? Phone books serve an important purpose for people that are not connected to the internet through smart phones or computers.

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Ask Pablo: Does Sunscreen Cause More Skin Cancer Than It Prevents?

April 5, 2010 by  
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Image Source: Kelly Sue Dear Pablo: I have heard that sunscreen actually causes more skin cancer than it prevents.

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Ask Pablo: Does Driving Really Emit Less CO2 Than Cycling?

March 29, 2010 by  
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Image Source: Thirstcactus Dear Pablo: A teabagger * website puts forth the proposition that riding a bike actually produces more carbon dioxide than driving a car because you are working hard riding a bike but essentially resting when driving. Can you look at their numbers?

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Ask Pablo: How Bad Is Memory Foam?

March 22, 2010 by  
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Image Source: B Rosen Dear Pablo: How bad is memory foam for the planet and human health? “Memory foam,” also known by its technical name “visco-elastic polyurethane foam” is an expanded polyurethane with additional chemicals to enhance its elasticity and viscosity. As with many other plastics, polyurethane is made from chemicals that you wouldn’t want to have for breakfast but it does become chemically inert when fully reacted

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