Green Mountain Spinnery’s Comfort Blanket URL: http://www.spinnery.com Tel: (800) 321-9665 Handwoven, checkered baby blankets featuring 80 percent wool (pesticide-free), 20 percent organic cotton, and low-impact dyes ($87) . The Kinder Garden URL: http://www.stackit.com/kinder Tel: (888) 8-KINDER Eco-baby gift baskets delivered in hand-painted pots, offering a variety of organic cotton wash cloths, bath care, wooden rattles, […]
Catalogs for Natural Parenting Baby Bunz and Company Tel: (800) 676-4559 Selection of cloth diapers, covers, liners and wipes; cotton and terry toys; natural baby care; organic cotton sleepware and blankets. Babyworks URL: http://www.Babyworks.com Tel: (800) 422-2910 Offers a wide selection of cloth diapers, wraps, wool diaper covers, “puddle pads,” and disposable diaper liners. Dr. […]
Healthy Approaches to Infant Care Nothing can be more exciting, or exhausting, than discovering a new baby is on the way. Expectant parents may suddenly begin worrying about “child-proofing” the house and buying the safest car seat—but there are other important risks to consider. From the moment a fetus begins developing, environmental factors play a […]
A Surging Organic Industry Delivers Natural Wine–Without the Headaches Picture this: a moonlit night after a hard day, you pour yourself some wine, swirl it around the glass. Raising it slowly to your mouth, you notice the crisp redolence of fruit and accents of oak-spice. The wine’s fresh acidity coats the tongue, followed by an […]
When it comes to talking about the "green car," electric vehicles, or EVs. get all the glory. And no wonder! The $30,000 state-of-the-art General Motors EV1, formerly the Impact, will roll out in Saturn dealerships this fall. Chyrsler will be marketing an electric minivan, as will Honda. And Toyota’s RAV4 is the first plug-in sport utility vehicle.
If there’s juice in your child’s school backpack, it’s more than likely that it’s stored in a paper-and-foil aseptic package, complete with a colorful cartoon logo. Although aseptic packaging was invented to safely ship foods without refrigeration—a feature that has helped feed many people in the developing world—it is more familiarly used in the U.S. for convenience drinks. And while some environmentalists applaud the merits of aseptics, a number of important questions remain.
Tired of feeling helpless in the seemingly futile struggle to slow tropical rainforest destruction? Want to see clearcutting of old-growth forests stop but don’t know what to do? Try buying some wood–certified "green" wood that is–guaranteed to come from an environmentally "well-managed" forest.