Rundown of the benefits and drawbacks of compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs now that the U.S. government has banned the manufacture of new incandescent bulbs.
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Solar roadways used to be just a concept, but Scott and Julie Brusaw have built them to withstand the weight and wear of trucks and heavy traffic, while producing electricity. Now the question is whether they can raise enough money to set up mass production…
While Henry David Thoreau, John Muir and Rachel Carson are widely credited for inspiring the modern environmental movement, another great environmental thinker, Aldo Leopold, is often overlooked.
Father’s Day Finds from Inner Tube Belts to Emergency Radios to Hoodies and the CrusherRADIO READY Whether you’re on a long hike, holding down the home fort during a storm, at the beach or otherwise away from civilization (and chargers), the Eton American Red Cross Portable Emergency Preparedness Radio (about $70) accepts power from four […]
GOODY BAG Altiplano is a small business in southern Vermont that sells fair trade jewelry and accessories from a community in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, supporting indigenous people and the environment. Their Recycled Cosmetic Bag ($32) is made from a Mayan blouse with hand-woven red and orange floral patterns and a suede leather trim. altiplano.com BLANKET BEAUTY […]
Green Valentine’s Day Delights From Good-for-you Chocolate to Personalized Tea, to a Sushi Basket and a Heart on a Dish
CAN YOU SUSHI? Eden Organic has lots of non-traditional baskets that would make for fun Valentine’s gifts. One of our favorites is the Eden Sushi Basket ($65), a wicker basket filled with everything you need to make sushi, including Lundberg Family Farms organic white sushi rice and from Eden’s line: a bamboo sushi mat, wasabi […]
E’s selection of great gift ideas from edible wreaths to recycled gym bags to rugged pet toys and fun watering cans.
E’s selection of great gift ideas from stylish watches and organic tequila to gift baskets, craft kits and the best-rated smartphones. FOR BABIES AND KIDS: Your Inner Eco Artist Discovery Boxes from Green Kid Crafts are imaginative and eco-friendly. With recycled paper and ribbon, natural materials (like wool yarn, colored sand, clay and wood) the […]
Fall Favorites Green Halloween Treats, Upcycled iPad Covers, Snazzy Lunch Totes, Better Bath Toys and a New Pair of Shades
Green Halloween Treats, Upcycled iPad Covers, Snazzy Lunch Totes, Better Bath Toys and a New Pair of Shades