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Wear Your Greens

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

Unlike having to ride your bike to work or re-use tinfoil, wearing green is easy, painless and can make you feel chicer than ever.

The Santa Monica Pier: Still Hip at 100

Terry Gardner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terry Gardner

If you live in the Los Angeles area or will be visiting this week, there's a big shindig in Santa Monica on Wednesday evening, September 9, 2009 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Santa Monica Pier.

Freiburg, a Very Eco-Friendly German City

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

The old-town center of Freiburg is car-free; it's one extensive pedestrian zone of streets, squares and lanes.

The 2009 MTV Movie Swag Awards

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Despite overcast skies and cooler-than-normal temperatures, celebs still showed up to get pampered, collect goodies and socialize at the MTV Movie Awards gifting suites.

Beware the Drywall

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Believe it or not, a limited number of homes, mostly built between 2004 and 2006, seem to have walls that give off poisonous fumes.

Fiji Water: Spin the Bottle?

Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein

A few days into her reporting trip to Fiji to check out the source of America's No. 1 imported bottled water, Anna Lenzer was arrested and threatened with imprisonment.

First Eco Theme Park Opens In Hollywood

Earth 911 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Global Inheritance just opened Environmentaland, the country's first eco theme park on one of Hollywood's most popular corners....

I Have Enough Eco-Friendly Bags Now

Jessica Olien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jessica Olien

How many resources, I wondered, did it take to create all of these? And what if I got one with every purchase? How many real bags equal one plastic bag?

How To Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars

Dornob | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night. These can be purchased ready...

Utah Buildings Deemed Eco-Friendly, Energy-Efficient

Salt Lake Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A year after its opening, the building housing the Mark Miller Toyota-Scion dealership in downtown Salt Lake City has received a Gold LEED certificati...

Eco-Friendly Fireworks For July 4 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Now, scientists are working on a new generation of kinder, gentler pyrotechnics. While still explosive and dramatic, these fireworks produce less smok...

Starbucks Launches Eco-Friendly Stores

Coffee City | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Starbucks is opening far fewer stores these days than it used to, but it wants the ones it does open to be environmentally friendly, to be made with l...

I'd Like Them to 'Just Do It' in Public

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Candy Spelling

Come on, Nike. Just do it, and say it, too. Your superstar endorsers are good with green. You should be, too.

Green Homes Get Affordable

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 09.28.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

There remains a price differential, between those who can afford a green home and those who can't, that hasn't been addressed. That is, until now.

Fashion Emergency: Designs for a Changed World

Patricia Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patricia Martin

As always, SAIC's annual fashion show inspires and transcends.

Celebrities and Green Beauty Products - a Match Made in Hollywood

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stefanie Michaels

Hollywood has had an ongoing love affair with the cosmetics world since the nascent celluloid years, so it's no surprise some celebrities are now creating signature green products.

This Valentine's Day, Green is the New Red

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

Valentine's Day, national Hallmark holiday or not, is supposed to be a day of love, sharing time with the one you care about (or dropping a secret admirer note for the one you're pining over).

Biggest Ever Civil Disobedience on Climate at Congressional Power Plant

Daniel Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Of all the fossil fuels, coal is the single biggest contributor to global warming; Burning it cuts short at least 24,000 lives in the U.S. annually.

Betting His Legacy on Public Participation

Shunit Harpaz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shunit Harpaz

There is a great potential for a positive change in our society, a change where people take charge of serving the public, living a life that is meaningful and satisfying.

Recycled Light Has Never Been So Beautiful...

Hillary Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hillary Newman


Nip, Tuck, Gas a Car with Human Fat

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Suzette Standring

Bio-diesel fuels derive from vegetable oils or animal fats and can be used to run vehicles outfitted with special fuel tanks and engines. But using human fat? Creepy.

Sexiest Sweaters of the Season

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

Check out all my sustainable knit-picks for the chilly season: They're chunky, knitted, warm and woolly and all environmentally-sensible.

Green Open House: Take A Tour And Get Some Tips With "Dreaming Green"

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When Lisa Sharkey and her husband Paul Gleicher decided to remodel their Manhattan townhouse, they decided to construct an eco-friendly home from top ...

Finding the Best, Local Food Near You Just Got Easier

Tara Lohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tara Lohan

While technology may not always have been the best companion to agriculture (think biotech), the Internet has emerged as an incredible tool for planning the future of food.

Quantum of Solace: James Bond Goes Green!

Darrell Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Darrell Hartman

This second Craig installment in the refreshed franchise couldn't care less about weapons of mass destruction. The movie's main plot twist is that water is the new oil.