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How I Spent My Black Friday: Selling, Not Buying, Patagonia Fleeces on eBay

Wendy Gordon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

My plan this year for Black Friday was to sit out the retail game altogether. That was before I saw the ad in The New York Times. "Don't Buy This Jacket," exhorted the full-page message sponsored by the Patagonia Common Threads Initiative.

Occupying Wall Street For a Greener Apple (NYC)

Pamela French | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York
Pamela French

How do the occupants of Zuccotti Park feel about Greening the Apple? 2011-10-14-videopull.jpg

A Second Life for Unwanted Clothing

Mattias Wallander | Posted 10.01.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Fashions change every season and when we buy new things we have to get rid of the old, outgrown and out of style. Americans consume 65 pounds of new clothes per person each year and discard a total of 25.4 billion pounds of textiles annually.

RuMe Reusable Baggies and Totes (Video)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Women

WATCH: RuMe bags are designed for reusability, and it’s easy to imagine 101 ways to use these versatile bags at home, school, work and on t...

Eco Etiquette: Used Mattresses - Icky Or Eco?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. We need a new mattress fo...

Brief From Bonnaroo: Tennessee Trash

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Anyone who grew up in the 1970s in Tennessee can sing a bit of "Tennessee Trash," a comic and catchy PSA that was sponsored by the State Department of Transportation to discourage littering.

Saving the Planet, one Sleeveless, Baby-Doll Mini-Dress at a Time

Jim Gibbons | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

When it comes to clothes consumption, our culture's collective mantra is more shop 'til you drop than reduce, reuse, recycle.

George Powell, The Renewed Group: 27 Million and Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

PHOTOS: Top Ten Beautiful Reusable Water Bottles

Jaime Derringer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Derringer

I drink a lot of water. Not just because I'm supposed to, but because I've developed a taste for it, a craving. I'm never without my trusty reusable w...

I'll Have the Can, Hold the Cups

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Tell the flight attendants you want just the can, no napkin, next time you need a shot of carbonated caffeine while in the air. Why use so many plastic cups, and what happens to them when the plane lands?

Desigual's Undie Party -- 4 a Greener Apple NYC

Pamela French | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Pamela French

New Yorkers in their under garments wait outside of Desigual in Soho, for free clothes! While baring themselves for a top and bottom, they get down ...

PHOTOS: Hempcrete, Earthships, And More! The Coolest Home Design Trends

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The modern home builder has a bevy of options for building a sustainable, low-energy, non-toxic building. From hemp, to corn cobs, to old tires, to sm...

Opportunity in Disguise: Why Urban Spaces Don't Need to Remain Vacant

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

Space is an asset that does not depreciate with use. Rather, turning it to alternative relevance will assure return in reputation and brand recognition, if not outright rents.

Only in New York... for A Greener Apple (NYC)!

Pamela French | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pamela French

What a wild and wacky, eco-friendly summer it has been! From free piano music serenading the streets of New York (as an art project) to runner's in t...

ReBuilders Source Revived Waste In New York City's Dumping Ground (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just because you're not using something doesn't mean it's trash. That's the message ReBuilders Source wants you to hear. VJ Movement went to the worke...

Brooklyn Collective Fixing The Planet One Object At A Time (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In these days of increasing disposable commodities, few people would bother with the effort of trying to repair a broken item, or perhaps not even ima...

8 Ways To Get Rid Of Stuff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest post by The Daily Green Can't Decide if It's Clutter or Treasure? Read This Eight organizations that will give new life to your old stuff. Go o...

6 Surprising Ways to Reuse Aluminum Foil

Jeff Yeager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest Post From The Daily Green We love it when people repurpose old things to solve new problems. Aluminum foil is the most recent one, following ...

The Best Reusable Water Bottles (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Worldwide, 2.7 million tons of plastic are used each year to make disposable drinking bottles. Manufacturing these bottles requires an estimated 47 mi...

Is Plastic Wrap Toxic?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

See-through Cancer? I *knew* there was a reason I hate plastic-wrapped pastries in cafes..! ...Oh, right, PVC=cancer and other evils for our heal...

How to Recycle a Rubber Hose Into A Cheap, Comfy Chair

Dornob Design | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A few pieces of plywood, threaded metal rods, washers and bolts are all that is needed to construct the supporting elements on the sides of the seat. ...

The Grossest Things You Can Recycle (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here at HuffPost Green, we are all for the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle. We love to hear about people finding new and creative ways to reuse every...

Reuse or Recycle? Try Freecycling

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Merritt

Unfortunately, there is more to sustainable living than just recycling. Recycling is good, but it is even better not to use disposable goods if possible.

Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.

Fabulous Fundraisers Use Fashion For a Good Cause

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

Fashionphiles flocked to the first annual Frocktail Party on November 12th, eager to bid on a bevy of designer dresses up for auction in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.