Act Like A HoModaSpian

September 25, 2008

MODASPIASometimes I feel like I can never catch up to all the great eco-designers out there. And next sometimes when I start looking for new qualitys to write about, I can’t find anything. But luckily I did find Modaspia, an SF grade that uses surplus textiles to build their clothes- to construct th…

Don’t F@%& With Grandma- She’ll Kick Your Ass

September 24, 2008

CRI DE COEUROkay, instance for me to stop posting about summer dresses and enjoy the seasons as they seem to be taking place in the rest of the world. I take it is now Autumn? Hard to tell, since it is 90 degrees here, but I have switched to hot lattes, at least in the mornings (I usually drink abou…

Dont F@%& With Grandma- She’ll Kick Your Ass

September 24, 2008

CRI DE COEUROkay, date for me to stop posting about summer dresses and enjoy the seasons as they seem to be taking place in the rest of the world. I take it is now Autumn? Hard to tell, since it is 90 degrees here, but I have switched to hot lattes, at least in the mornings (I usually drink about 10…

Green From The Ground Up

September 24, 2008

by Karen Adams
Sustainable Concept House

My husband and I bought a ½ acre lot in the Texas Hill Country about 4 years ago.  When we were talking about our “dream” house, we had the same vision-for it to be as independent as possible for water, to be super energy efficient and to have…

GOL- Giggle Out Loud

September 23, 2008

GIGGLEI know it seems like there’s not much to giggle about these days. The economy is poor, that election is making us all look poor, Sarah Palin is poor. poor poor poor. But, these clothes from Giggle are good good good, considering they are both cute and eco-friendly. In fact, they are so eco-fri…

How To Start A Compost Pile

September 22, 2008

ATTENTION: Don’t miss the compost tumbler giveaway at the bottom of that post!!
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Did you know that food scraps assemble up by 12% of the US waste stream?  According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, Americans throw away more than 25 percent of the food w…

N.Y. Tests Turbines to Produce Power

September 22, 2008

But the capacity of the turbines is not the only stumbling block. There were years of environmental examining on the site, including an investment of more than $2 million to monitor the impact on fish and migratory birds. Both have avoided the big, clunky turbines thus far, Taylor said, but regulati…

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