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  • Spanish exhibition headed for D.C. explores crafts inspired by changing economy
    Spanish exhibition headed for D.C. explores crafts inspired by changing economy
    A new exhibition, “Cutting-Edge Spanish Crafts, Innovation and Design,” coming to the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain promises to showcase innovative avant-garde Spanish crafts and their interaction with the design field....
  • Mila Kunis stuns with goods deeds as Gemfields Ambassador
    Mila Kunis stuns with goods deeds as Gemfields Ambassador
    Mila Kunis radiates natural beauty with a purpose that is distinct. Her dedication to responsible gemstone mining as an Ambassador for the exquisite Gemfields company has set her apart as a leading lady. Mila's hands-on explorations of the...
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    Lodi Winegrape Commission receives 2014 GEELA award for sustainable winegrowing
    A San Joaquin Valley wine grape commission received a prestigious environmental award last night during a ceremony at the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) headquarters in Sacramento. The Lodi Winegrape Commission, located in San...
  • Positano Restaurant Re-Design
    EcoChi Restaurant Re-Design: Paul Newman's Dressing Room
    First EcoChi-Designed Restaurant to Open in ConnecticutPromotes Environmental Sustainability by blending Nature with Feng ShuiNew York, January 2015: The first EcoChi designed restaurant and the first to be certified with the EcoChi® 180°...
  • Vancouver winter market
    Vancouver winter farmer’s market provides healthy choices
    Hundreds of market shoppers gathered at Vancouver's Winter Farmers' Market on Saturday to munch, stroll, buy and enjoy the welcoming ambience of tasty products from local vendors. This market offered a mosaic of choices including organic...
  • Sustainable living Dutch style
    Sustainable living Dutch style
    If you are like me, you spend at least a couple hours each week separating recyclables from the rest of your trash. And, like me, you’re wondering, what really can become of this effort or could there be a better way?Sustainability and...
  • More than just donuts are going green at DD
    More than just donuts are going green at DD
    They’re everywhere in Palm Beach County – and much of the U.S. Every morning, long lines form at their counters and even longer lines of cars are bumper-to-bumper in their drive-through lanes.We’re talking about Dunkin’...
  • Tomorrow, get a tree for Christmas
    Tomorrow, get a tree for Christmas
    A snag in HELCO's Arbor Day plans makes a nice Christmas present for Hilo.When things didn't work out for the Hawaiian Electric Light Company in Hilo to participate in a November tree giveaway, the event was rescheduled for Saturday,...
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    Solatube International Receives Most Innovative New Product Award from CONNECT
    Solatube International, the worldwide leader in daylighting systems, today announced that its SkyVault Series received the Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award at the 2014 CONNECT MIP Awards that took place at an awards ceremony on Dec. 4. In...
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    Sustainability 112: Achieving a sustainable future
    Sustainability 112: Achieving a Sustainable FutureAt times, we may convince ourselves that we own our particular destiny — that it is merely the combination of our individual will and our personal actions that determines our future.But then...
  • Sustainable, fashionable designs displayed at Dutch Embassy open house Dec. 14
    Sustainable, fashionable designs displayed at Dutch Embassy open house Dec. 14
    Pop into the Netherlands Embassy's pop-up exhibit "ReUse, ReTouch, ReDutch"onDec. 14, showcasing hats from human hair, baskets made from discarded flip-flops, a clock that runs on mud, and other designs as fashionable as they are...
  • Consumers scrambling to shop
    Consumerism: The lesser known enemy of green living
    In an episode of CSI Nevada, The House of Hoarders, a conversation between Nick Stokes and Dr. Raymond Langston stuck to me. Explaining the nature of compulsive hoarding, Dr. Langston said:“The philosopher Erich Fromm, he forecast a society...
  • Energy Star certification
    Effective marketing of 'Green' products
    Every day millions of people shop for a variety of products and many of these consumers are looking for environmentally friendly products. How do you, as a consumer, choose which items to buy? How does a company most effectively label their...
  • Setting the watchdogs on illegal fishing with Global Fishing Watch
    Setting the watchdogs on illegal fishing with Global Fishing Watch
    Illegal fishing costs billions of dollars per year which includes job losses (in the hundreds of millions) and the threat on fishing communities. Also, and arguably more importantly, illegal fishing contributes to a dwindling down of fish...
  • Health Show comes to Vancouver
    Vancouver’s Health Show focused on healthy and ethical lifestyles
    The Health Show held this past weekend at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre highlighted ways to help live a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.An enthusiastic crowd of attendees were able to browse displays, sample tasty...