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BlogNews (October 27, 2011) A new Danish study released on October 20 claims that to have found no link between radio-frequency radiation emitted by cell phones and cancer of the brain or central nervous system. What a surprise. I wish I could tell you that this is the last…
community investing, green living, technology, toxins
BlogNews (October 25, 2011) Commenter Maggie D weighed in yesterday, on Plastics Monday,  with the following comment, and we thought her conundrum deserved a proper blog post as a reply:   "My mom lives in the suburbs and I live in the city. We both hate plastic bags but find…
recycling, green living
BlogNews (October 24, 2011) For our first day of “Plastic Monday” posts, I’d like to point you toward an entertaining short film starring Werner Herzog that memorably takes on the the issue of plastic-bag litter:   For more tips and resources for greening your life,…
plastics, recycling, sustainability
BlogNews (October 5, 2011) In its December issue, Consumer Reports magazine bestows its recommendation on the Chevrolet Volt, General Motors' plug-in electric car -- a coveted endorsement from a magazine that doesn't recommend very many American cars.  Already lauded as the…
green technology
BlogNews (September 1, 2011) When Jason and Kim Graham-Nye traveled from Portland to San Francisco for the Green Festival in November of 2010 to collect their People's Choice Award for Green Business of the Year, it wasn't their first visit to the Green Festival. While…
green business, green living, organics
BlogNews (August 17, 2011) Editorial intern Kara Turtinen explores how children's clothes are made, and discovers what to look for, and what to avoid, when purchasing for back-to-school. From her article in the latest Green American: Items made from sustainable fibers are…
green living, organics
BlogNews (June 22, 2011) posted by Fair Trade coordinator, Elizabeth O'Connell On May 10th 2011, I embarked on a 16-day adventure that would take me from San Francisco all the way up to Seattle and over to Spokane.  No, this was not a vacation in the beautiful Pacific…
Amazon, fair trade, green business, green economy, green products