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Jessica Jensen
Jessica Jensen is a leading voice in the environmental lifestyle movement. She co-founded Low Impact Living, Inc. ( in 2006, and it is now the most popular green home-improvement site online. Jessica and Low Impact Living have been featured in People, Self, Sunset, and Real Simple magazines. Jessica holds a MBA from INSEAD and a degree in Political Science from Amherst College. She lives in Los Angeles.

Entries by Jessica Jensen

Dear President Obama: Let's Turn The White House Green

(1) Comments | Posted January 15, 2009 | 12:04 PM

President Obama, we humbly beseech you to make your new home, The White House, a model green home. You have an incredible opportunity to make it a home from which all Americans can learn, and of which we can all be proud. What better way to start our country off...

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Is Your Home As Green As It Can Be?

(1) Comments | Posted January 13, 2009 | 11:18 AM

What better way to embrace the New Year than by going green at home? We want to start 2009 off with an eco-bang, and so we're launching a new Green Home Contest. Low Impact Living and Joie de Vivre Hotels challenge you to make your home as green...

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Green New Year's Resolutions for 2009

(5) Comments | Posted December 30, 2008 | 2:30 PM

It's time to say a fond farewell to 2008--and now we have an excellent opportunity to embrace the environment with some new Green New Year's Resolutions for 2009. We have recommendations for you, of course--and this time we offer resolutions for those of you we like to call "light green"...

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Thoughts on a Green Chanukah

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2008 | 1:41 PM

Chanukah starts Sunday December 21 this year. Just as we encourage everyone to incorporate eco-smart ideas and green gifts into their Christmas plans, we also want to share some thoughts on how to have a Green Chanukah this year.

First, starting with the menorah, it's always a great idea...

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Wall-E: Robotic Ode to Environmental Protection [SPOILER ALERT]

(9) Comments | Posted June 30, 2008 | 12:31 PM



As I waited in...

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Recycling? Starbucks? Hello?

(3) Comments | Posted June 13, 2008 | 2:19 PM

I don't go into Starbucks very much any more because I pretty much break out in eco-hives seeing all of that plastic and paper waste being shuttled across the counter and out into the unsuspecting, inundated world. But occasionally I have to break down and get an ice coffee with...

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Oh Please: Chrysler Offering $2.99 Gas

(6) Comments | Posted June 9, 2008 | 5:14 PM

Chrysler has recently launched its "Let's Refuel America" campaign in which it claims to offer Americans protection from rising gas prices. Anyone buying a Chrysler (or Dodge or Jeep) thru July 7 will get the deal. Here's how it works: each qualifying buyer will get a 'gas card' that has...

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Ding Dong the Hummer's Dead!

(25) Comments | Posted June 6, 2008 | 1:31 PM

Alright it's not dead, but it's looking refreshingly moribund.

We were absolutely thrilled today to learn that GM is considering ditching the Hummer brand. CEO Rick Wagoner said GM is "undertaking a strategic review of the Hummer brand, to determine its fit with GM's evolving product portfolio" in light of...

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