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10 Twitter Hashtags That Make It Easy to Follow the Latest Green News

In the world of environmentalism, hashtags are really being put to work. Through a taste for activism and promoting change, they are utilized in such a way as to maximize visibility, and so there is potential for sharing across the globe. Many hashtags are so regularly used that they have tied together whole communities of those looking to promote and live a greener lifestyle.

November 2nd

Green Gift Monday: a Rehash of our #ecogifts Chat

Well, last week’s #ecogifts chat on Twitter was a definite success… lots of great ideas from many different tweeters, with a really strong focus on gifts that you can’t buy. Among those who joined us was the folks at The Nature Conservancy (@nature_org), who put in a plug for their own Green Gift Monday initiative. […]

Nope… No Green Gift Guide this Year

If you’ve spent anytime at all in the green blogosphere over the past week or two, you’ve run across at least one… a green gift guide, that is. They’re everywhere! No problem with that… they are helpful for finding new and/or innovative products you might want to give to a person on your list… but […]

November 29th

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

This post is a collaboration between Max Gladwell and Mashable’s Summer of Social Good charitable fundraiser. It is the second in our series of #10Ways posts being published simultaneously across as many as 300 blogs. Social media is about connecting people and providing the tools necessary to have a conversation. That global conversation is an […]

July 14th

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

Citizen journalism, open government, status updates, community building, information sharing, crowdsourcing, and the election of a President.   Our children will inherit a world profoundly changed by the combination of technology and humanity that is social media. They’ll take for granted that their voices can be heard and that a social movement can be launched […]

May 12th

Earth Day Round-Up (the Non-Toxic Kind)

Even after doing this for years, I still get a little flustered with the requisite Earth Day post. No, it’s not a matter of saying “Screw Earth Day” (though I get that…); rather, it’s a recognition that there’s so much content out there that I’m unsure what I can add.  So, rather than taking a […]

Ten (More) Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

Blogging, social news, peer-to-peer philanthropy, microblogging, social networking, wikis, video sharing, and more. These are the new agents of change. Back in May, we penned the original 10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media. Though most of those first 10 are still relevant, the pace of innovation and advancement on the social web […]

October 13th

10 Ways that Social Media and Sustainability Line Up

The mega-trends of social media and sustainability share plenty of the same DNA. The Arnold Palmer is an exceptional beverage. It takes two individual beverages, iced tea and lemonade, each very good in their own right, and creates an even better one. That’s how we feel about social media and green living i.e. sustainability. There […]

August 25th

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Mom with a Blog

Eleven ways that moms are leveraging social media to pursue the mom agenda. It’s a self-evident truth that moms know best. Until recently, though, this knowledge was largely confined to the family unit. With the spread of social media such as blogs and social networks, the walls of motherly wisdom are coming down. Concurrently, the […]

May 27th

Ten Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

Editor’s note: We’re pleased to welcome Max Gladwell, of MaxGladwell.com, as a regular guest writer on sustainablog. Max Gladwell covers the nexus of social media and green living. We feel that these two trends and technological developments hold tremendous promise for improving quality of life for everyone on the planet. If you’re reading this blog, […]

May 12th