Category Archives: Green Living

March
2 - 2010
March
2 - 2010
March
1 - 2010

NEW DivaCup giveaway winner

Second time’s the charm? Last week, I announced a winner of the DivaCup giveaway, but I didn’t hear from her, so I’m doing a second-chance drawing (also chosen via the random-number generator at Random.org).

February
19 - 2010
February
11 - 2010
February
8 - 2010
February
6 - 2010

Fake Plastic Fish Pries into Green Couples’ Business

If you’ve been following the online chatter about whether couples argue about their eco-saving activities, you will probably enjoy this. Over at Fake Plastic Fish, Beth Terry has revealed her own household’s situation with a video of her and her husband talking trash (and recycling, and reduction, and of course, no plastic). Then she goes one step further to interview a number of green bloggers and others about whether they agree with their spouse or partner on green actions.

December
4 - 2009
November
27 - 2009
November
20 - 2009
September
11 - 2009
August
14 - 2009

How Green Is Orange Juice?

In a nutshell, unless you live in Florida: Not very. This week, I was touched in two ways by Tropicana’s new effort to tell the world it’s green. First, I got an e-mail from some cousins in California telling us that they had used their OJ code to protect 100 square feet of rainforest in Mlle. Cheap’s name. That led us to click on the link in the e-mail and learn more about Tropicana (PepsiCo’s) sustainability efforts. Then, this morning, I saw this post on yesterday’s Green Daily, titled What is Your OJ Doing for the Planet?.

July
21 - 2009

News – White Wave Shifting From Organic To Natural

Today I saw this story in my local Denver Business Journal online, titled “WhiteWave shifts from organic to natural soybeans.” I’m not sure if you can read the entire story if you are not a subscriber, but here’s the focus: With the cost of producing organic soybeans on the rise and consumer demand flattening, Broomfield-based WhiteWave Foods Co. — a subsidiary of Dean Foods of Dallas — ditched organic in favor of conventional soybeans in all but three of its Silk Soymilk products.

July
20 - 2009
July
15 - 2009
July
4 - 2009
July
3 - 2009
June
30 - 2009
June
26 - 2009

Friday wrap-up: Farrah & Michael tribute edition

It’s time for the weekly wrap-up of things around the Web. However, the Web this week has been bursting with news about the deaths of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. So, in honor of those 1970s/1980s icons, I’m rolling back to an old-school wrap-up of information found in the printed publications that have been piling up on my desk.

June
25 - 2009