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    Get Your Eco Sexy On!

    Too bad I didn’t post this in time for Valentine’s Day! But there’s always Earth Day coming up….Babeland, the women-friendly sex toy store, now has an Eco-Sexy kit, which they describe thusly: When you want something a bit racier to go with your organic strawberries, break out the Eco-Sexy Kit.…

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    Big Business Can Make a Big Difference!?

    Actually, I am anti-capitalism, BUT I realize I live within a system that’s stuck with the concept, and I’m willing to work within it (which, in my experience has yielded more positive change than trying to overthrow it….or maybe I’m just getting old!) So I was pretty fascinated by the…

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    Green Building 101

    This month’s WIRED and E/The Environmental Magazine both have great features on the many and varied ways of constructing an eco-home. E Magazine’s coverage focuses on the history and current status of green building in the US, including lots of stats, facts and info (like that buildings consume 65% of…

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    New Year's GreenSolutions

    Right after Christmas I always start thinking about how I need a serious cleanse from all the holiday eating and drinking, not to mention all the junk clogging up my brain from seeing people I haven’t seen in so long, travelling all over the East Coast and generally ignoring healthy…

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    The real cost of Christmas

    What does christmas really cost us? I ask my family not to buy me Christmas gifts. In the beginning it was to make a stance against Christmas saying “I’m not Christian, so it’s not my holiday and these traditions are silly.” But as I grow older and care less and…

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    Electric Cars ARE for Girls!

    I love this new site, Electric Cars Are for Girls. Since women buy the majority of cars in this country AND make up the bulk of people who consider themselves environmentalists, it makes perfect sense to get women on the electric car bandwagon. Lynne Mason, who runs the site, knows…

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    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 his ordinary country men. No more excessive fuel devourers, aka private jets and helicopters. Instead he will be utilizes the energy conservation method of public…

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    Communal Tool Sharing

    Ever embarked on a home project, but didn’t have the tools needed or the money/space to buy and store them? Like most renters, buying a huge stash of tools isn’t feasible for me anytime soon. That’s why there are resources like the Berkeley tool library. One of the first libraries…