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Ecology

Happy Tequila Day! Did You Know Plastics Can Be Made from Tequila By-Products?

Happy Tequila Day! Did You Know Plastics Can Be Made from Tequila By-Products?

Ford Motor Company has teamed up with Jose Cuervo to figure out how to use the waste agave fiber to make bioplastics for vehicles.

by × July 22, 2016 × 0 comments

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Not Sexy: Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles (Watch Bobble Explain Why)

Not Sexy: Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles (Watch Bobble Explain Why)

Vanity aside, there are so many other reasons to stop using single-use water bottles.

by × February 19, 2016 × 0 comments

Worldchanging Women

Haley Chats with Lauren Conrad: Sustainable Resolutions, What's Blue Avocado, and More

Haley Chats with Lauren Conrad: Sustainable Resolutions, What's Blue Avocado, and More

I love Lauren Conrad, so I was thrilled to have the chance to interview her a second time! Most known for her chic fashion line, […]

by × January 12, 2012 × 1 comment

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People Won't Change for the Environment (on my campus)

A recent article outlines a pretty simplistic poll conducted in London about people’s willingness to change their behaviour for the good of the planet. A […]

by × September 3, 2009 × 2 comments

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Can You Believe This Necklace is Made From Plastic Bottles? DIY Eco-Dazzlers

Can You Believe This Necklace is Made From Plastic Bottles? DIY Eco-Dazzlers

This bold, oversized necklace, made by Nancy Minsky, sparks the scene for the kind of fashion surprises and creativity that are bound to happen as […]

by × January 28, 2009 × 1 comment

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Simple Ways to a Green 2008 Holiday

Simple Ways to a Green 2008 Holiday

Every year there are things we do to minimize the consumptive haze. This year, with the economy being what it is and people mowing each […]

by × December 21, 2008 × 2 comments

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Is Melamine Safe for Kids?

If you ever needed another reason to breastfeed, here it is. Four babies have died and thousands are ill after melamine was found in contaminated […]

by × September 25, 2008 × 7 comments

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Deplasticize Your Life!

This movie from the 1950’s shows Disney’s “House of the Future” which is totally kitted out in plastic EVERYthing. Ironic that here I am from […]

by × August 18, 2008 × 4 comments

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Pointless Packaging Winner: Neutrogena Wave Power Cleanser

Pointless Packaging Winner: Neutrogena Wave Power Cleanser

You know, there was a time, when I was a teenager, that I used to love Neutrogena products. I had the idea that they were […]

by × June 9, 2008 × 17 comments

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Green in Paris

Green in Paris

So I think I have used up my allotment of fossil fuels for at least the remainder of this year, or more likely the next […]

by × May 19, 2008 × 14 comments