Quick Green Reads For The Weekend Volume 139.

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When a wealthy donor to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, who also happens to be chairman of a conventional beef operation, caught wind that the school was inviting Michael Pollan to lecture about sustainable food, he threatened to pull future funding unless an “alternative view” was presented. That’s all it took to get Cal Poly to reconsider.

Gentlemen, start your engines. Er. I mean. EnviroMoms fire up your sewing machines, glue guns, staple guns, or whatever it takes to put together a Halloween costume. (It’s) Time for more buy-nothing-new Halloween costumes.

How to Build and Fill an Indoor Compost Bin for your Kitchen

Coffee.Chocolate.Fruit.Sugar. Do you think that at some point this month, you’ll buy one of those items. Sure you will. If you don’t do it already, how about you buy one or more of them certified fair trade?

5 Seasons Brewery in Atlanta, Georgia, is now brewing beer from rainwater harvested on site, setting a new standard for environmental sustainability in water issues. The brewery produced the first rainwater beer for the National Conference for the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA), and the restaurant and brewery says they will now brew all their beers from rainwater.

Hey homeowners! France’s highest court has ruled that US agrochemical giant Monsanto had not told the truth about the safety of its best-selling weed-killer, Roundup.

And if you missed it yesterday, here was my post for Blog Action Day 2009 – Thoughts On Climate Change.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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