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New Eco Toys Brand Aims for Less Plastic, More Durability & Made in the US

May 14th, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

I was thrilled to receive an email from Jim Barber, one of the co-founders of Luke's Toy Factory in Danbury, Connecticut. A family-run operation, the team at Luke's has focused not only on design, but also materials that meet their own high standards for safety, environmental responsibility, and durability

Learning By Doing: How to Teach Kids Respect for the Environment

August 29th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Chances are you are environmentally responsible to one degree or another. You recycle your trash, purchase energy efficient light bulbs, buy natural cleaning supplies, all with the goal of leaving the world a better place for our children. But one way to make a big impact that you might have overlooked is by encouraging your children to lead eco-friendly lives. By leading the next generation to understand and care about the environment as much as we do, you can help your children to grow up into environmentally conscious adults.

Summer Camp Trains Youth Activists for Social Change

June 3rd, 2011 | by Guest Author

Young people today do not deserve the "apathetic" label they are often given. When teens are put in an environment that encourages them to care and to take action on what they believe in, they step up and do amazing things they never thought they could

Carnival of the Green #148

October 6th, 2008 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends We’re so glad you could attend Come inside! Come inside! [&hellip

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