Bringing food back to Denver neighborhoods marked by the EPA as hazardous waste areas. In just two years, The GrowHaus, a 20,000-square-foot Denver greenhouse and education space, has become a veritable food oasis.
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From Fashion Students to Business Owners: An Inside Look at Nula Kids’ Journey to Create Adjustable Children’s Clothing [Interview]
Thanks to more transparency in the sustainable fashion industry, we, the customers, are no longer outsiders in the clothing manufacturing processes. We have the resources to track the sources of designers’ fabrics and other materials, the seamstresses who sewed the looks together, and the effects production and shipping have on the environment. Business owners are […]
T-shirts are a comfortable, inexpensive and fun way to tell others about things that interest you. Unfortunately, they also are quickly piling up in America’s landfills, which collect about 12.4 million tons of textile waste each year. Lisa Stout, founder and Chief Upcycling Officer at Refried Tees is working to lessen this outrageously high amount by creating her entire clothing line from reclaimed t-shirts.
Earlier their month authors T. Colin Campbell and Howie Jacobson released their new book Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition. For anyone interested in the science and politics of nutrition, and why there is still so much confusion about the value of a plants focused diet, this is a must read.
If you’ve followed our occasional series of sustainablog Approved posts, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve tended to focus on smaller, upcoming companies. I’m a sucker for a creative entrepreneur, so that makes sense… but, of course, small, new companies aren’t the only ones taking innovative steps to combine business and sustainability. If you pay attention […]
Editor’s note: sustainablog Approved is an occasional series of posts profiling vendors in our Green Choices product comparison engine, and the stories behind their products and green business practices. We’ve already featured recycled paper furnishings maker Way Basics. Entrepreneurs find their inspiration and motivation through a variety of influences: the simple desire to make some […]
This post was originally published on Eco-Libris blog on October14. If you didn’t hear yet about Zumbox, you need to recheck your news resources. In the last couple of weeks you hear about them everywhere – from an announcement on two new clients: the cities of San Francisco and Newark (NJ) that will start using […]
When I first met Josh Tickell a few years ago, he was a blonde-haired, baby-faced, young man driving around the country in a diesel van painted with yellow sunflowers that he was running on used fast food vegetable oil. He called it the Veggie Van and he was an unabashed biofuel evangelist. I asked Josh […]
GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily discusses the challenges of greening business operations in the face of peak oil and climate change with Andre Angelantoni of Inspiring Green Leadership. [Courtesy of our friends at GreenLivingIdeas.com] Click Play Below,or GreenTalk Radio: Business, Peak Oil, and Climate Change with Andre Angelantoni
GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily talks about achieving personal productivity, sustainability, and a simpler and happier life with Leo Babauta, founder and lead blogger at ZenHabits. [Courtesy of our friends at GreenLivingIdeas.com] Click Play Below,or GreenTalk Radio: The Zen of Living Less to Have More with Leo Babauta of ZenHabits
GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily discusses green marketing for businesses with Maryanne Conlin, a lead writer for Ecopreneurist and Inspired Economist, and a green marketing consultant with expertise in targeting LOHAS consumers. [Courtesy of our friends at GreenLivingIdeas.com] Click Play Below,or GreenTalk Radio Green Blogger Series: Maryanne Conlin of Ecopreneurist
GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily talks with Danielle Brigida, a marketing and social media expert working with the National Wildlife Federation, about the use and value of social media for wildlife preservation and other environmental causes. [Courtesy of our friends at GreenLivingIdeas.com] Click Play Below,or GreenTalk Radio: Interview with Danielle Brigida of National Wildlife Federation
So, where are my manners? The good folks at Green Living Ideas posted the podcast interview I gave with Sean Daily just over a week ago, and I have yet to publicly thank Sean and partner Stephanie for a wonderful discussion. We covered the gamut: from the green blogosphere to the next steps for the […]