Carrotmob Mobs Seattle for Sustainable Businesses

I am pretty excited about the first (of hopefully many) Carrotmob event at the Pike Place Place Brewery in Seattle, Washington. If you haven’t heard about Carrotmob, you should check out their website and get hooked into their sustainable consumer …

Green Giving – 2009 Green Choice Awards

Folks are drawn to Yelp for a lot of reasons — they had a bad meal, they know a great coffee shop, or they just have always wanted to be a critic of something and get noticed for it. Well …

Green Festival Gold

I am happy to report that the Green Festival Seattle was absolute gold. So many creative and innovative products and vendors, passionate people and important information. I have so much to report back on, but I am most excited to …

Green Festival Seattle

I am excited for this weekend where I will be blogging live from Green Festival Seattle. Presented by Global Exchange and Green America and dubbed one of the premier sustainability events, there are going to be over 125 authors, leaders …

Pollution Detecting Fish Robot

In an interesting fusion of technology and nature-mimicry design, British scientists have come up with a free-swimming robot to track pollution levels in oceans, lakes and seas. Set to be released off the coast of northern Spain, these 5 foot …

Energy Green Cellphone Charging – Eco High/Low

Green cell phones are the topic of today’s Eco high/low. While green is a relative term here, alternate ways of charging your battery are emerging with more of an environmentally friendly spin. While this has yet to really gain traction, …

WWFs Earth Hour 2009 – Lights Out March 28th!

A great campaign by the World Wildlife Fund to promote energy conservation and awareness on a global scale, Earth Hour takes place around the globe for a single hour on Saturday, March 28th, 2009. It happens to be at 8:30pm …

What is Greenwashing – The Spin of Environmentally Friendly Marketing

Many of you may have heard the term ‘Greenwashing’, yet, it is becoming more and more common in today’s marketplace. With the explosion of all things green, organic, natural, eco friendly, and environmentally conscious has come deceptive marketing. Greenwashing originally …

Seven Great Biodegradable Items You Should Know About

Biodegradable items are great for our environment. They break down and replenish the earth. Biodegradation is the process of biological conversion of materials into CO2, H2O and minerals. According to tests based on international standards (OECD), to be called readily …