L.L. Bean Releases Limited Edition Swiss Army Knife Made From Reclaimed Wood

August 21, 2012 by  
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The Swiss Army Knife is already an indispensible tool, and now the little knife that does it all just got a little greener. In order to commemorate their 100 year anniversary , L.L. Bean is releasing an anniversary Swiss Army Knife made using EvoWood , a sustainable wood made from reclaimed walnut. Read the rest of L.L. Bean Releases Limited Edition Swiss Army Knife Made From Reclaimed Wood Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 100 year anniversary , green army knife , L.L. Bean , limited edition knife , limited edition swiss army knife , LL Bean , LL Bean anniversary , LL Bean conservation , LL Bean knife , reclaimed wood , recycled wood , sustainable knife , sustainable swiss army knife , Swiss Army Knife , Wenger

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California to Vote on GMO Labels for Genetically Modified Foods this Novemeber

August 21, 2012 by  
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Genfood photo from Shutterstock This November, Proposition 37 will ask the people of California to decide whether they want GMO labels to be put on foods that have been generically modified. It looks set to be a battle between Big Food and activists, and of course the money men are on the side of the corporations. Agribusinesses and food manufacturers have donated $13 million to defeat the measure, bringing the total opposition funds up to $25 million. On the other side of the argument, organic farmers and environmentalists who support the proposition have barely managed to raise a tenth of that amount. Read the rest of California to Vote on GMO Labels for Genetically Modified Foods this Novemeber Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture , big food , california proposition 37 , Coca Cola , food labelling , GM Crops , GM food , GM Food labelling , green companies , proposition 37 , state of california

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Osborn Shoes Partners with Artists on Limited-Edition Handmade Footwear

August 6, 2011 by  
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I can’t stop looking at Osborn shoes . They are just so bright, beautiful and oh so wearable. The footwear label has a personal approach to fashion: Each shoe is hand made by artisans in Guatemala, they are individually signed by its maker, and they do not follow seasonal trends. Instead, they create capsule collections. Their most recent, Magnifeco reports , is a collaboration with artist Justine Ashbee on a

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Building a Smart Energy Grid

April 16, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Good A smarter energy grid would save consumers money and help the environment as well. Counting the benefits of making better use of our limited resources seems unnecessary—until you actually look at the numbers…

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When InfoGraphics Go Bad and Why We Like You

April 5, 2010 by  
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A few weeks ago to help bring awareness to World Water Day, we posted an infographic in a post titled Of All The Water in the World, Just 0.08% Makes It To Our Faucets (Infographic) , with the goal being to illustrate the limited amount of clean, fresh drinking water available for human use. Unfortunately, a few aspects of the illustration and math used to create it were either confusing to readers or inaccurate

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And "Climate Gate" Will Henceforth Be Known As . . .

April 5, 2010 by  
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Yep, someone made Climate Gate t-shirts.

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GIVEAWAY: $100 Worth of Limited-Edition Scarves Made From Vintage Saris!

April 4, 2010 by  
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If your wardrobe is looking a little lackluster these days, then you’ve gotta get wrapped up in these colorful scarves. From eco-fashion company GreenSewn , we’ve got $100 worth of their sari upcycled scarves for one lucky reader to win. So enter now to earn yourself a little shopping spree in GreenSewn’s online shop ! ENTER NOW AT ECOUTERRE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-fashion , free stuff , giveaway , green fashion , greensewn , Recycled Materials , recycled scarves , saris , silk , sustainable style , upcycled scarves

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Recycled-Pen Chandelier Illuminates Plastic History

January 10, 2010 by  
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The clear polystyrene barrels of 347 Bic pens let the light shine through. Photo via the Science Museum . Crafted by Spanish design company enPieza “as a tribute to a classic plastic design,” this limited-edition chandelier on display at the Science Museum is London is equally a testament to clever recycling — it’s made from 347 polystyrene Bic Cristal pens and 347 paperclips…

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Controversial Wolf Hunt Underway in Sweden: Wolves Killed

January 4, 2010 by  
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For the first time in decades, a controversial wolf hunt is underway in Sweden.  The Swedish Environment Protection Agency approved the limited cull of 27 wolves, or about 10 percent of the Swedish wolf population.  In October, the Swedish parliament voted to limit the wolf population to 210 animals for the next five years. Read more of this story »

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Young Lady Rowing Across Atlantic Ocean on Her Own

January 4, 2010 by  
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A young American lady, Katie Spotz , has just started to row across the Atlantic Ocean on her own.

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