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Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Saint Lucia with my fiancé—which was a welcomed treat as the winter weather in New York continued to linger well in to March. It was our first time on the island, and its beauty immediately captivated me;...

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Eco18 Questions: Maiara Walsh

Each month we will ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with Maiara Walsh, an actress known for her roles in The Starving Games, Cory in the House, Desperate Housewives...

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Green Cocktails on St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day centers around endless libations, beers and barhopping with friends and family, but aside from the obvious green themed cocktails (listed below), wanted to propose drinking responsibly and truly “GREEN” with Caliche rum cocktails.  Caliche rum’s distillery is the greenest...

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RAW for the Oceans

We've just wrapped up Fashion Week here in New York, which means the last week has been full of runway shows and parties. As with any fashion week we always have our ear out for anything new and interesting that brings together fashion and sustainability--and...

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Gwen Stefani and Eco-Friendly Clothing

Gwen Stefani, who became famous as the lead singer for No Doubt, has teamed up with Michael Glasser, a designer for 7 For All Mankind and Citizens of Humanity, to create an 18-piece clothing line called DWP (Design With A Purpose). This line differs from her...

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Whole Foods:10 Years in the Making

You may be as surprised as we were to find out that, up until today, Brooklyn didn't have a Whole Foods! The Gowanus section of Brooklyn welcomed the Whole Foods Market at Third & 3rd with a bread breaking ceremony, which brought in the likes...

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November 18 Questions: Richard Demb

1. What is your name (and age)? Richard Demb, 36 2. What is your occupation? CEO and Co-Founder of AbesMarket.com, an online retailer for natural and organic living. I’m also a regular contributor to the NY Times Small Business section. 3. Do you have a "green" memory growing up? Growing...

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CANstruction Celebrates 21st

Have you heard of CANstruction? It's an annual charity event that takes place in New York and Denver--returning next week to NYC for it's seventh year. What is so cool about this event is that it brings together architects, engineers and construction firms from around...

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Oral Care Tips for Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, serving as an opportunity to help educate people about the importance of proper oral hygiene to maintain good oral health. While everyone knows the significance of brushing teeth daily, there are still 92% of adults ages 20-64 who suffer...