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Carnival of the Green #148

Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends We’re so glad you could attend Come inside! Come inside! — Emerson, Lake and Palmer, “Karn Evil 9 – 1st Impression, Part 2” Welcome back to the Carnival of the Green, the weekly showcase of all things good and green around the blogosphere!  And welcome […]

A Sustainable Way to Travel: CouchSurfing.com

CouchSurfing saved my life. Well, possibly.  No one yet knows what role quality sleep plays in one’s life, or whether one could die from sleep deprivation. But if it weren’t for the Couchsurfing.com network, I would be–more or less–homeless. Since I gleefully waved goodbye to my soggy, moldy tent in mid-July, I’ve been faced with […]

July 23rd

The Green Cleaning Challenge: Substituting Chemicals With Vegetables

I have discovered the holy grail of green cleaners! There are very few situations in which consuming unnecessary chemicals seems like a good idea so I decided to re-vamp my cleaning supplies. Slowly I am substituting my traditional products for vegetable-based products which are more safe and sustainable and I challenge you to try the […]

June 2nd

Why Can’t Every Product be Sustainable?

If you go to the mass retailers today, it’s likely that you’re going to pay more for sustainably designed, developed, manufactured and shipped products. In some cases, like my Timberland boots, the products will be superior in all ways that matter and the sustainable attributes will be an added-value. But in most cases the product […]

May 12th

Life Goggles: Green Tomato Kit Eco-Product Review

Editor’s note: This week, Adam at Life Goggles reviews a product aimed at “green newbies” in Great Britain: the Green Tomato Kit. This post was originally published on Wednesday, February 27, 2008. The Green Tomato Kit has nothing to do with tomatoes. Well, sort of. Green Tomato has a simple idea that it’s easy to […]