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Help Project Green Search Decide Who's the Next Green It Girl

Posted October 13, 2009 | 00:10:49 (EST)

Project Green Search is on a mission to find the next green "it girl," - more than just a pretty face, she's "an advocate for the environment, animal welfare, fair trade and human rights. She's a model, spokesperson, host, brand ambassador and all around green model citizen."

Targeting...

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Benefits of Barefoot: Special Offer for Huffington Post Readers

Posted August 21, 2009 | 13:20:16 (EST)

I've always been a runner- or at least I was until I 'ran' into knee trouble a few years ago. Now, you could call me an elipicalist. While VH1's I Love the 90s always gears me up for a sweaty workout, there is nothing I crave more than opening my...

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A Bit of a Mish-Mash: Meet Designers Behind Emerging Eco Fashion Line, Larsen Gray

Posted May 8, 2009 | 20:04:00 (EST)

I remember walking the streets of London, clothed in frocks and boots, trying my hardest to assimilate to the dramatically different style London appreciated. You see, before moving to London, I studied in Boston, where Polo was, and still is, as common as Red Sox paraphernalia. It...

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Popomomo Hits the Eco Fashion Scene

Posted April 29, 2009 | 14:30:06 (EST)

Eco fashion designers are pushing stereotypical bland designs. In the U.S. alone, we have seen respected designers, like Phillip Lim and John Patrick, show the runway that using less damaging and toxic fabrics can still be sexy. Today, a new generation of eco-designers are emerging. Lizz...

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Claim Your Land: Start A Kitchen Garden With Free Seeds

Posted April 22, 2009 | 11:31:37 (EST)

Like most others obsessed with the Obamas, I watched with fascination as the First Lady took shovel in hand to prepare the White House Kitchen garden. Watching her, I thought about what we, America, could all learn from Michelle's "Victory Garden." In a time when Americans feel the...

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America is Fu... eled

Posted March 27, 2009 | 12:52:57 (EST)

A few weeks ago, I pulled into my neighborhood gas station not to fill up my gas tank, but to fill my brain with FUEL.

FUEL is a documentary that tells the story of Josh Tickell's quest to spread awareness about the potential of biodiesel as an...

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Who is Mr. Larkin?

Posted March 9, 2009 | 14:51:58 (EST)

I recently dropped by one of my favorite eco boutiques in LA, Visionary, for the Mr. Larkin Trunk show- nearly knocked me out of my heels. Mr. Larkin blends the lines between eco-friendly and fashion, there is not a trace of yoga pants...

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Rated X

Posted March 2, 2009 | 14:22:13 (EST)

Watch this...

So, do you know what's in your knickers? Probably not. Creators and sisters, Jenny White and Verity White, made this film and featured it on Stylewillsaveus.com to spread...

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Interview: Steve Miller

Posted March 2, 2009 | 14:08:46 (EST)

Meet Steve Miller, an accomplished artist who finds inspiration from nature and science. No question about it- Steve is a Creative Citizen.

I wanted to get to know Steve on a little better....

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Posted February 17, 2009 | 16:59:13 (EST)

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CO2 skyscrapers - "air freshener" of our cities? Maybe! The idea is that CO2 skyscrapers will be wrapped in 200 to 400 trees, taking in CO2 and churning out oxygen. These building would rely on windmill-power to decrease the strain on energy.

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The Brass Tax with Carbon

Posted February 12, 2009 | 19:16:20 (EST)

In 2006, An Inconvenient Truth swept through movie theaters across the nation. On January 28th, 2009, three years later, Al Gore delivered another potent message, this time directed to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Overall, Gore's testimony was delivered with the...

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The BBQ is Over...

Posted January 27, 2009 | 16:24:23 (EST)

Before you fire up those grills for Superbowl Sunday, consider what you will be cooking? How about some fast-growing salmon or omega-3 pork chops. According to the Los Angeles Times, the FDA has approved methods for selling genetically engineered fish and meat. Author, Jill Adams, explains, "The [FDA]...

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Perf Go Green Builds an Earth Dome for the Go Green Expo

Posted January 22, 2009 | 19:27:35 (EST)

I was hired by Perf Go Green as the Green Advisor this weekend during the Go Green Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Earth Dome is an enormous structure that uses live music, video and environmentally conscience space to educate about the environment. The Earth...

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Recycled Light Has Never Been So Beautiful...

Posted December 29, 2008 | 21:16:51 (EST)

Ladies and gentleman, I give you Heath Nash. South African native, Heath Nash, uses recycled plastic bottles along with other "rubbish" to produce his...

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Tweetin' Green

Posted December 18, 2008 | 14:29:54 (EST)

Sometime in the beginning of summer I was convinced to set up a twitter account. I explored the social network and quickly lost interest. Twitter's distinguishing feature is that the site is a platform for members to type up to 140 character-long messages. The idea...

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Healthy Reading

Posted December 14, 2008 | 17:50:23 (EST)

Just finished The China Study by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell. I was originally turned on to the book by Michael Besancon, VP of Whole Foods. Beseancon explained that this book not only changed his life but helped shape his work at Whole Foods.

The China...

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Welcome, bienvenue, 歓迎...

Posted December 12, 2008 | 11:13:19 (EST)

I am thrilled to introduce Footprint, a company I developed to help you improve your standard of living by implementing eco-friendly and healthy practices into your life. I believe a good relationship with the environment beings at a personal level.

I have spent countless hours sifting through green companies...

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