Buying Local vs. Fair Trade (Infographic)

October 11, 2011 by  
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We’ve often examined the debate over which is greener, buying local or buying fair trade (or organic, or seasonal…). Typically each has their own pros and cons depending on situation. A new infographic from Ethical Ocean lays out the deets, including the economic benefits of local and organic. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Virgin Atlantic To Debut New Green Aviation Fuel In 2-3 Years & It’s Not A Biofuel

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photo: Dan Terzian / CC BY Considering how energy-intensive it is, aviation is really the hard nut to crack in greening transportation, but Virgin Atlantic says it has a way to do it–and, importantly, without using biofuels. As The Independent reports, Richard Branso… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Disneyland Paris Will Turn Heat from Its Computers Into Energy

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Photo: Sean MacEntee / CC Part of the magic of Disneyland is that you never see what’s behind the “magic” – the workers in the mascot costumes, the networks of underground tunnels, and all the computers that keep everything running. But for once, it’s more interesting to see what’s going on with those computers than with Mickey and Goofy- because the heat they generate is being recovered as energy for nearby homes and offices…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Baked Eggplant Manicotti

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Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch The weather outside always determines what I am willing to cook. And with the cold and rain, a full day of cooking seems like the perfect medicine (if you are me). Now, you can simplify this recipe a lot by not making the ricotta and tomato sauce from scratch. However, if you do make them, you will not regret it. Enjoy this dish with your family and friends, and a fruit-forward Merlot. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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