Behind the Greens

GOING GREEN

MONEY MATTERS

  • Organic Profits
    Eco-conscious investors looking to put their money where their mouths are need look no further than natural foods supermarkets
    and NASDAQ. Two of the three leading national chains, Whole Foods and Wild Oats, are publicly traded stocks that have weathered the recent recession.

EATING RIGHT

  • The Cheese Challenge
    © Thinkstock “Ethical” Cheese Is Hard to Come ByVegetarianism is on the rise. Ac-cording to a 2008 survey published by Vegetarian Times magazine, 3.2% of American adults follow a vegetarian diet and another 10% follow a vegetarian-inclined diet, most of them for concerns about animal welfare. Yet many of them eat cheese. It turns out […]

HOUSE & HOME

  • E's Green Home Picks
    Install a penguin-inspired low-flow faucet; Usher in spring with organic sheets; Make composting classy with a stainless steel compost pail.

BEHIND THE GREENS

  • Whale Connections
    Actress Kristen Bell talks about her role in the movie Big Miracle and her connection to saving whales and her love of the environment...

CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

TOOLS FOR GREEN LIVING

  • Resources for eco-awareness and action
    If, as Buddha said, it's true that the word manifests as the deed, +E (Positive Energy) Awareness Apparel is on the right track to making our world more just, safe and healthy. The company's 100 percent certified organic cotton t-shirts, tanks and baby clothes feature key words such as "Bang" and "Dirty" on the front, with the explanation of a related social or environmental issue on the back.