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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Consumerismtime!

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Consumerismtime!

Unlike my craftier sisters, I don’t start making gifts in October. I also refuse to make exhaustive lists of people and gift ideas and plan […]

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Loving LÄRABARS!

Loving LÄRABARS!

As a person dealing with a newly discovered gluten allergy, I totally need to rant about how in love I am with LÄRABARS. Not only […]

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Evergreen Makes a Difference

Evergreen Makes a Difference

Evergreen State College in Olympia , WA has taken on the rarely addressed issue of college students with mental disorders. Their facility and program emphasizes […]

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A Royal Statement Indeed

A Royal Statement Indeed

Prince Charles is elegantly using his power to make a powerful statement. The NYT reported that the Prince had made the choice to travel like […]

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Pressure Cookers— an Energy Efficient Way to Cook

Pressure Cookers— an Energy Efficient Way to Cook

Growing up, the word “pressure cooker” brought memories of my grandfather cooking beets in his kitchen at Thanksgiving. Years later, I use a pressure cooker […]

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Comments Fixed!

Hey kids, Dan here — your friendly Eco-Chick techie — just letting you know that the comments have been repaired. Sorry for the trouble and […]

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Supreme Court Begins Global Warming Case

Last week I saw a motley crew of people in a long line in front of the Supreme Court. I wondered what could draw such a […]

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Buildings that eat SMOG

Building material that can reduce surrounding emissions within an 8 foot area?! How cool! There is a chemical called titanium dioxide that has been used […]

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Give Stuff or Give an Experience

I was in REI today looking at ice axes when I noticed info on Sierra Club’s Building Bridges to the Outdoors which conducts programs that […]

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InStyle Goes Green(ish)

InStyle Goes Green(ish)

I don’t usually buy InStyle (but Kate Winslet was on the cover! I love her), but I’m quite pleased that I picked up the December […]

by × December 3, 2006 × 2 comments