Behind the Greens

GOING GREEN

MONEY MATTERS

EATING RIGHT

  • Farm Fresh
    Farmers" markets that are committed to selling only regionally grown products exist throughout the country. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there's been a 63 percent increase in the number of farmers" markets nationwide since 1994. There are more than 3,000 farmers" markets currently in operation, generating over $1 billion annually.

HOUSE & HOME

  • A House Made From Paper
    Forget the old saying that people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Now you can live in a "papercrete" house (made from recycled paper and Portland cement) that's so strong stones won't make a dent.

BEHIND THE GREENS

CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

  • Working Light
    Shortcuts to the Greener Office The most environmentally-unfriendly place you step into all day may be the one in which you spend most of your waking hours. What’s that hostile environment? It’s your office. Think about it. The workplace welter of electronics gobbles watts, the office copier fairly inhales paper, and the air is tainted […]

TOOLS FOR GREEN LIVING

  • Resources for Eco-Awareness and Action
    EARTH DAY, EVERY DAY Karma Coaching Cards, BABY'S GOT STYLE Kee-Ka, HOLD THE PETROLEUM Moon Valley Organics, GROOVE IS IN THE ART Love Eco, DYE ANOTHER WAY Tints of Nature.