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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 2008 writing about how to get plastic out of my life! I haven’t picked up a plastic bag in weeks now*, and I’m looking for…

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    The Sweetest (Vegan) Tooth

    A couple months back I had the chance to interview Hannah Kaminsky, the 18-year-old behind the new vegan dessert book, My Sweet Vegan. Hannah is awesome. She has a super-cool blog called Bittersweet, where she details her crafty and foodie experiments, and she takes all the pictures on her blog,…

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    Cure-All for Modern Life: Green Tea!

    Tea is harvested by real people like this woman, so choose organic, fair-trade leaves when you’re at the store.  While I’m practically allergic to the caffeine in coffee (though I so love the taste), some days I couldn’t get by without a little green or white tea to perk me…

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    Ashley Watson Recycled Leather Bags

    Look at these gorgeous bags!! Ashley Watson designs them from Vancouver, Canada, where they are also produced (no sweatshop labor!). Not only are they pretty, super-soft and fairly made, Watson crafts the bags from old leather jackets (so that’s where all those 80’s style cheesy motorcycle coats went!). Not exactly…

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    Design a Shirt for Animal Rights!

    Peta2 and the animal-free clothing label April 77 are looking for designs for a t-shirt! Check out the deets here: The only condition of the competition is that the design must promote an animal-friendly, vegetarian message and feature the tagline “Meat Is Still Murder.” April77 doesn’t use any leather or…

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    Ever Since Little Red Riding Hood….

    ….wolves have had an (undeserved) bad reputation. As top predators, they are integral to healthy natural ecosystems, where they do the important work of culling the sick and the old from herds of deer, elk and other grazing herbivores. Despite the important niche that wolves fill, and the fact that…

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    Vegan and veggie products

    As a newly proclaimed vegan I found this site extremely awesome and helpful. I’ve been a vegetarian for about 8 years but I never wanted to get into the vegan thing because of milk and cheese. But 3 weeks ago I decided to go for it! Now it’s great to…