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Diane Kennedy: (Green) Plus-Size Fashion

Diane Kennedy: (Green) Plus-Size Fashion

In the fashion world, clothes for sizes 12 and up has been getting better and better in recent years, with more stylish, hip offerings in […]

by × September 24, 2007 × 3 comments

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Ecofashion in E Magazine

Ecofashion in E Magazine

This gorgeous image was shot by Eric Striffler at solar-powered, carbon-free Project Greenhouse, Long Island, NY with clothes by naturevsfuture. This month’s issue of E […]

by × September 16, 2007 × 4 comments

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Is Carbon Offsetting The Environmental Equivalent To Sending Roses?

by guest-blogger Craig Platt Watch this video to understand the situation As the saying goes, you can’t have your cake and eat it too. So […]

by × September 16, 2007 × 8 comments

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How to Light Up Africa?

How to Light Up Africa?

In this image from the Smithsonian, you can see the lights of Europe at night, whereas most of Africa is dark. As an inveterate night […]

by × September 4, 2007 × 5 comments

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If You Must Dryclean….

If You Must Dryclean….

My little pile of separated drycleaning materials I do have some clothes that need drycleaning and as I’m getting ready for Autumn, I’ve been making […]

by × September 3, 2007 × 5 comments

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Country Home's Planet-Friendly Projects for Fall

Country Home's Planet-Friendly Projects for Fall

Reuse is the oft-forgotten part of the reduce, reuse, recycle mantra (though the DIYers are usually reminding us!) Country Home Magazine has taken up the […]

by × September 3, 2007 × 1 comment

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You Might Be an Eco Chick if…. You're Into True Green Confessions!

You Might Be an Eco Chick if…. You're Into True Green Confessions!

I’m loving this new site called True Green Confessions. They run from the the banal…. I used to reuse zip-lock baggies, but lately I’ve gotten […]

by × August 28, 2007 × 2 comments

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That's Tope!

That's Tope!

dbclay started out by making duct tape wallets, selling them at a street booth in Portland, Oregon, and they have morphed into a whole line […]

by × August 26, 2007 × 3 comments

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“We want to protect our lands, but we also need to awaken the people in The North. You are living in a dream, what you are doing is destroying the Earth.”

“We want to protect our lands, but we also need to awaken the people in The North. You are living in a dream, what you are doing is destroying the Earth.”

Talk about an Amazon woman! Anthropologist Zoe Tryon is working with the Achuar people of the Ecuadorian rainforest to help both protect their culture from […]

by × August 26, 2007 × 0 comments

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Toggery Collection by Kate D'Arcy

Toggery Collection by Kate D'Arcy

Kate D’Arcy with some of her Fall designs Designer Kate D’Arcy, 26, is a new up and coming ecofashion designer, and I was lucky enough […]

by × August 22, 2007 × 6 comments