Posted on May 29, 2012 by lynn hasselberger
Photo: asgl via flickr
Confused about the differences between CFLs, incandescents and LEDs?
This chart should clear things up plus give you the facts you’ll need to make an informed purchase decision based on costs, carbon emissions, toxicity and more… (more…)
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Posted on January 10, 2012 by lynn hasselberger
Widespread BPA contamination in paper products, study suggests.
by Stephen Neese, originally published in Environmental Health News
Bisphenol-A (BPA) seems impossible to avoid. It contaminates food, thermal receipts and drinks served in certain plastic bottles. A new study finds its reach goes even further. Researchers detected trace amounts of the estrogen-like compound in (more…)
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Posted on September 27, 2011 by lynn hasselberger
Newsflash: Purchase your tix by midnight October 18 and qualify to enter the myEARTH360/VertCouture drawing for cool eco chic accessories! Click here for deets.)
Photo by Ray Pfeiffer, Komifoto
Third Annual Vert Couture Eco-Fashion Show
Conscious Living TV presents Vert Couture Spring 2012 Thursday, October 20, 2011, under the tents at Millennium Park in Chicago. Now in its third year, this carbon-neutral charity event is one of four headlining shows during Fashion Focus Chicago, from (more…)
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Posted on January 17, 2011 by lynn hasselberger
Photo by: B&G Photography
The embodiment of art, sustainability, and philanthropy.
Artfully and meticulously crafted, the fabric wrapped in LINDEE DANÍEL gowns are wild silks (organic and peace), peace silks (won’t harm a life-cycle), conventional silk, and organic cottons. Using earth dyes and chemical-free processing, these gowns are produced locally with fair trade practices and an unwavering commitment to all things natural.
The signature indigo color is extra-special in that the dyestuffs are obtained from a woman’s co-op in (more…)
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