BusinessEarth Pledge: An Innovative Approach
Earth Pledge is non-profit dedicated to changing the way humans interact with our natural systems. Earth Pledge’s Current Initiatives Green Roofs: A vegetative eco-roof that targets the urban heat island effect, lowers energy use, purifies the air, and reduces storm water run-off. Waste = Fuel: Taking on the giant garbage problem our world faces today […]More »
Instead of using throw-away coffee cups, bring your own mug or thermos.
A reusable cup will reduce the amount of trash you produce every day.
Turn your heater thermostat down 2-3 degrees in winter and up 2-3 degrees in the summer.
You will hardly notice a couple degrees in temperature, but that does save energy.
Put on an extra layer or sweater if you’re cold, or take one off if you’re hot!
For his work taking on climate change, former Vice President Al Gore and the UN Inter-Governmental Panel on climate change. In his speech, he urged China and the U.S to act responsibly.
“It is the two largest CO2 emitters, and most of all my own country, that will need to make the boldest moves or stand accountable before history for their failure to act.”
RiverWired.com is a nice site dedicated to fun Green videos and also features blog posts by numerous writers. If you’re interested in joining a group of bloggers, or even starting your own group of bloggers, there are quite a few social networking features there as well.
“The best green videos. Ever.”
And well, this is true if you’re talking about short Internet video clips.
At the time of writing this the site features 20 plus videos, and I have to be honest, I haven’t watched them all. The ones I did watch however, were full of great info and some interesting pieces about greening cities like New York and Chicago. Most videos are under 5 minutes, some not more than a minute. One I would recommend watching is the How to pick an Apple video for a couple of quick tips I have to try.
If you’re in the mood for more “Green Videos” or blogging, click over to RiverWired.com and view some enjoyable green content.
Earth Pledge is non-profit dedicated to changing the way humans interact with our natural systems.
Earth Pledge’s Current Initiatives
Green Roofs: A vegetative eco-roof that targets the urban heat island effect, lowers energy use, purifies the air, and reduces storm water run-off.
Waste = Fuel: Taking on the giant garbage problem our world faces today and using Anaerobic Digestion to create clean fuel and renewable energy.
Farm To Table: Educating consumers on the importance of purchasing sustainable and local products and providing growers innovative agriculture techniques and technologies.
Futurefashion: Hitting the fashion runways with cutting edge designs utilizing renewable, non-polluting fabrics like organic cotton, organic wool, bamboo, and recycled fibers.
Support Earth Pledge by providing donating your cash, shopping online, or volunteering!
Worldwise Inc. gives your dog a bone, an organic bone, a healthy bone.
Worldwise, is a top manufacturer of environmentally responsible toys. Their brands include PoochPlanet for pups and SmartyKat for kitties.
PoochPlanet features comfy pet bedding made from recycled plastic bottles and healthy treats to freshen breath, strengthen bones, and keep your pet’s coat shiny.
SmartyKat features dozens of toys all made from recycled materials and biodegradable additions like fun natural feathers to inspire the hunt.
Worldwise is truly a special company dedicated to sustainability and safety for our planet and our pets.
First of our 365 Ways will begin January 2008! Check out our homepage daily, or subscribe to the 365 Ways RSS feed to get daily updates to your favorite RSS reader / aggregator.
Origin Cosmetics has introduced an organic skin care line certified by the USDA National Organic Program. Origins believes that this line answers a new trend in demand for products which contribute to global sustainability and well-being. This organic skin line includes a Foaming Face Wash made with Organic Aloe and Olive Oil, a Purifying Toner made with an Organic Lavender Alcohol blend, and a Nourishing Face Lotion made with Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Coconut Oil and Organic Essential Oils. Plus a few others to complete the skin line. Finally an Organic product line that reaches a broader consumer base and is available in major department stores!
This new website is dedicated to letting ordinary people make extraordinary changes for the envirnoment. You can team up and join in the running contests, or you can go on a solo mission to make a change.
The idea is simple but effective; Do as many things that save and then see how big your impact is after taking part.
An inspiring company started in 2001 and currently ranked as the number 7 fasted growing company in the country by INC. magazine, Method is a revolutionary approach to cleaning products.
Method’s stylish product designs inspire curiosity in their soaps and cleaning supplies. But what really matters is their effort to provide the public a way to stop toxic waste, pollution of non-recyclable materials, and testing on innocent animals.
Method has broken through traditional barriers, reaching out to a broad consumer base, and provided a valuable product in our market today. With tasteful scents such as French Lavender, Pink Grapefruit, and Cucumber, Method offers a new approach to keep our world clean in more ways than one!
And now, you can find holiday scented products such as Peppermint Vanilla Air Enhancer, Frosted Cranberry Aroma Candle, and Spiced Pear Hand Wash. And they are all biodegradable and highly effective, packaged with respect to the environment.
Method is competitive in price with other major cleaning brands. You can find Method at major stores such as Target.