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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.

Book writing in an Italian restaurant

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

I don't know how many times it took dinner with Shawn to light a fire under my ass--maybe three? Maybe four? I don't even remember the restaurant, bu...

Jessica Alba's Eco-Friendly Abode

People | Jesse Curti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For Jessica Alba, motherhood means eco-friendly living - and plenty of couch-jumping. "It's kid-friendly, animal-friendly," the actress, 27, tells In...

Pint-Size Eco-Police, Making Parents Proud And Sometimes Crazy

The New York Times | LISA W. FODERARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes, Jennifer Ross feels she cannot make a move at home without inviting the scorn of her daughters, 10-year-old Grace and 7-year-old Eliza. The...

Tip: Green, Clean Gifts for Dinner Hosts

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

Next time you're heading to a dinner party and scrambling to find a little something for the hosts, swing by the household cleaners aisle.

Cleaning And Greening Your Kitchen

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Unplug your energy-saving appliances, scrub with eco-friendly cleaners and reuse your take-out containers and you might make your kitchen the most env...

Dining Out With Green In Mind

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Eating out can serve as a healthy and eco-friendly dining option if you do it right, according to some bloggers. From the vast choice of organic produ...

Raising The Roof: Why Not Go Green?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green roofs are fast becoming the preferred method to green one's lifestyle according to bloggers. The rapidly sprouting initiative enables gardeners ...

Traveling Green From Now On

Patricia Amaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patricia Amaya

Interested in a off the grid getaway? Make your travel eco-friendly and affordable.

Apple and Spuds: The Unexpected Romance

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

Apple turned to the PaperFoam company to supply the iPhone3G packaging trays, which are now completely biodegradable. This simple change will reduce the carbon footprint of the iPhone by at least 90%.