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5 Green Podcasts that Entertain as Well as Educate

Yesterday our leader here at Sustainablog, Jeff, let us all know about an interview he did on the Green Talk Podcast. If you haven’t listened to it yet, I encourage you to download it now. It’s informative and entertaining. There are a lot of environmental podcasts out there. Grist has one. Treehugger has one. NPR has […]

September 23rd

Isabella Rossellini Makes Porno – Available Online

Do I have you attention? Okay, good. Now, get your mind out of the gutter and instead turn your thoughts to the sex life of insects and other creatures. Isabella Rossellini has created an eight-part short film series titled “Green Porno” in conjunction with Robert Redford’s Sundance Channel. These eight film shorts premiered back in […]

September 18th

A Tax on Plastic Untensils? How Would You React?

Starting next year, France will institute a “taxe pique-nique,” a tax on  plastic cups, knives and forks, and non-biodegradable paper plates and napkins. The goal, of course, is to discourage institutions and individuals from buying these one time use products that are harmful to the environment. According to the Telegraph A tax of 90 cents […]

September 17th

Shipping Items with Green Packaging Sends a Message

I’m frequently sent products to review – everything from kids’ DVDs with environmental messages to bottles of organic alcholic spirits (hey, someone has to do the tough reviews, right?). I really enjoy doing product reviews (and the perks that come along with them), but sometimes I’m horrified at the packaging that these environmental products are […]

September 10th