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Green Living Tips

  • Green Living Ideas
    Keeping Going Green Down to Earth
  • 10 Simple Steps to Living Green Tips
    To make life better, easier and more fun.
  • Eartheasy: Solutions for Sustainable Living
    The goal was simple: to encourage, inspire and inform people about the benefits of a simpler, less material lifestyle, and the importance of protecting our natural environment as the source of our well-being.
  • Centre for Sustainable Fashion
    The Centre for Sustainable Fashion at London College of Fashion connects research, education and business to support, inspire and create innovative approaches to fashion. The building of an industry that can flourish, communicating positive change throughout supply chains and beyond, impacts radically on the societal and economic triggers that fashion is able to influence.
 

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EcoGeek

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Sustainable Shopping

  • Countertops Made of Recycled Glass
    Vetrazzo provides recycled glass countertops for kitchens, bathrooms and more. 100% of the glass we use is recycled, so whether you are building a new home, or remodeling, choosing Vetrazzo counters is an excellent green alternative to granite, marble, or
  • What is organic food?
  • The National Organic Program
  • Green Dog Pet Supply
    Environmentally friendly pet supplies and gifts for dogs, cats, and their people.
  • Pristine Planet
    Eco Friendly Comparison Shopping
  • Bentley Prince Street
    Sustainable Carpet
  • Seventh Generation
    Authentic, safe, and environmentally-responsible products for a healthy home.
  • Ecoist
    Ecoist handbags are made from recycled candy wrappers, food packages, soda labels, and other waste-bound materials. We collect waste and “upcycle” it into one-of-a-kind and limited collection handbags.

Helpful Links

  • Sustainabile Table
    Consumer information on sustainable food choices.
  • On of the easiest ways we can care for our environment
    Paul Whyatt from Water without Waste, a grassoots movement to encourage sustainability, explains the environmental effects of the popular trend of using disposable plastic water bottles. What's next?
  • Sustainable Living Today
    Sustainable living means that you have made a conscious decision to minimize the impact of your daily life on the environment. Luckily it'’s easier than you think and will also save you some money in the long run. Here are three simple tips to begin sustainable living.
  • The Story of Bottled Water
    The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industrys attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. The film concludes with a call to take back the tap, not only by making a personal commitment to avoid bottled water, but by supporting investments in clean, available tap water for all.
  • College Bottled Water Ban
    An alternative viewpoint - Some college students want to ban bottled water. Check out this video to understand the issue and learn what you can do to promote freedom of choice
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