Is Organic Agriculture Sustainable?

June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Is Organic Agriculture Sustainable?

Q: Do you agree with the recent claim in the Wall Street Journal that organic agriculture isn’t actually sustainable? Dr. Henry I. Miller’s May 15, 2014 opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal has indeed made waves in the organic farming community. Miller, former director of the Office of Biotechnology at the U.S. Food & […]

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What Companies Are REALLY Doing While Attending Sustainable Brands

June 9, 2014 3 Comments
What Companies Are REALLY Doing While Attending Sustainable Brands

Last week on Twitter, I saw that it was time for the annual greenwashing Sustainable Brands conference. I first started writing about this conference back in 2010, and while I have continued to watch what they do I also kind of stopped paying too much attention to them. It just makes me too sad that […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 362

June 6, 2014 1 Comment
Green News For The Weekend Volume 362

Obama’s EPA Plan vs. Climate Catastrophe: ‘Fighting a Wildfire with a Garden Hose’ Not to throw a wet blanket on the news, however, there’s a serious catch that more critical environmentalists and organizations are taking the time to point out. Despite welcoming the move as “step in the right direction,” these voices—taken collectively—are saying it’s […]

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Review & Giveaway: Green Virgin Products

June 2, 2014
Review & Giveaway: Green Virgin Products

This giveaway has ended. It’s been a while since I have given away some products on the site, so I was thrilled when Jeremy from Green Virgin Products got in touch with me last month about his soap nut liquid and other skincare items. He has generously offered to give one lucky reader of The […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 361

May 30, 2014 1 Comment
Green News For The Weekend Volume 361

Google unveils fully autonomous, hands-free car prototype No brake pedal, gas pedal, gear shift or steering wheel. It’s completely and totally autonomous, requiring nothing more than an address. BP asks U.S. Supreme Court justice to block Gulf spill payments BP on Wednesday asked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to allow the company to avoid making […]

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Don’t Bug Me: Plants That Repel Annoying Insects

May 27, 2014 1 Comment
Don’t Bug Me: Plants That Repel Annoying Insects

With summer finally here, I’d love to spend more time on my back patio, enjoying the beautiful weather. There’s one problem. Every time I’m out there, insects get the best of me and I usually retreat indoors pretty quickly. This inspired me to do some research on plants that naturally repel insects. Read on to […]

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