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7 stress-free ways to have an eco-friendly pregnancy

Today, pregnant women are bombarded with advertisements about stretch mark creams, maternity workout gear, prenatal teas and a never-ending list of necessary baby gear. For eco-conscious mamas, the constant stream of consumerism can be overwhelming. By Emily Folk Having an eco-friendly pregnancy doesn’t require expensive hand-sewn maternity wear, organic superfoods or costly makeup. There are […]

August 3rd

For Valentine’s Day Green is the new Red

Show her your love is sustainable… because on Valentine’s Day you care enough to say “I love you” in a way that also says you love our planet (and you want to make it a better place for our children). By Jeremy Bloom This is the biggest shopping day of the year for chocolate and […]

February 14th

World’s greenest companies outperform their non-green peers

The world’s greenest and most sustainable companies have been highlighted in two parallel reports published this week by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, and Canadian media and research company Corporate Knights, with the common thread in both lists being the consistent economic performance of companies committed to fighting climate change and addressing environmental issues. […]

January 27th

This Valentine’s Day, green is the new red

Show her your love is sustainable… because on Valentine’s Day you care enough to say “I love you” in a way that also says you love our planet (and you want to make it a better place for our children). This is the biggest shopping day of the year for chocolate and flowers… go green […]

February 14th

GMOs: Devaluing the definition of “Organic”

You must have seen this one coming. When the USDA approved Monsanto’s gene-modified (GMO) alfalfa back in January, the Big Ag party line was that Organic producers had nothing to worry about. There was just not that much risk of contamination. Now, barely two months later, stories like this one are being seeded in the […]

March 2nd

Tangled Up in Green: Playground Politics in a Global Market

Presidential election campaign 2008 is well underway. And already the grade school politics are brought to the election playground. In recent news, both Democratic front runners, in an attempt to woo voters, called for renegotiations of NAFTA. They also threatened to pull out of the trade agreement if U.S. demands aren’t met. Clearly a case […]

March 13th