Behind the Greens

GOING GREEN

MONEY MATTERS

  • Shelter from the Storm
    Green investment still carries uncertainty, but there are a lot more established green companies to choose from.

EATING RIGHT

  • The 100-Mile Diet
    The 100-mile diet has taken hold of the American consciousness: but is it doable in New York City?

HOUSE & HOME

  • The Other Heat Pump
    Geothermal heat pumps are all the rage, but gas absorption heat pumps don't require all that pricey drilling, and can even cool effectively.

BEHIND THE GREENS

  • Anyone for Tennis?
    Rebounces, an Arkansas-based company founded by tennis enthusiast Bill Dirst, has developed a method to give used tennis balls a second bounce.

CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

  • Best for Baby
    Natural Alternatives Promote Healthy Kids The birth of a child gives parents a very big and happy incentive to make organic choices. Business is booming for today's growing contingent of environmentally responsive companies selling eco-healthy children's products. © Hain Celestial group Perhaps the most natural—and healthiest—choice a new mom can make involves breastfeeding. And despite […]

TOOLS FOR GREEN LIVING

  • Ways to Chill
    Soft shirts for layering; toeless boots; folk art; lip shimmers; snowboard holders and a one-of-a-kind calendar.