Browsing the "eco" Tag

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Top 5 Green Events to Attend in San Francisco and the Bay Area in 2012

If you’re an environmentally minded person then there may be no better city to live in than beautiful San Francisco, California. Well known for its strong political stance on many “green” issues and sporting a population long admired for its liberal ideas and social conscience, San Francisco offers some of the best events available to broaden your environmental horizons by educating, teaching skills and organizing like-minded people via a broad array of fun, appealing events.

February 13th

4 New Eco Fashion Designers Combine Style with Mission

Nowadays, being environmentally conscious doesn’t just impact the way you live, but what you wear. That’s because many new eco-conscious designers are quickly emerging in the fashion world. By using fairly traded, non-toxic, and recycled materials, these designers are able to create sustainable clothes and accessories for the environmentally-friendly consumer. Their designs are extremely fashion-forward, […]

November 5th

Four Other Eco Bed & Breakfasts (PPB #18)

The Milkweed Mercantile has just opened its doors as a green bed & breakfast over the past few weeks, and I’m really impressed with what they’ve done. The rooms are gorgeous and comfortable, and all named after noted environmentalist (I’m staying in the Wallace Stegner room). And they’ve got a chef who’s spent his time […]

Shop Green Online with thepurplebook

Unless you live a Compact-like lifestyle, you are going to be shopping on a somewhat regular basis. Whether it be home improvements, gifts, furnishings, crafts, gardening, fashions, babies, sports, pets or anything else you have going on, there is a green option to be found. But where do you buy from? I’m all for promoting […]

March 3rd