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Unseen City: Spring’s Fleeting Beauty

For those who were in Florida for the past six months, the winter in New York City was, in a word, obnoxious. Record-setting cold the likes of which the city hasn’t seen since…

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Earth Day Events 2014

Earth Day began on April 22nd 1970 in the United States during the turbulent 70s era. Thousands protested against the negative effects that pollution had on their cities. Since that day,  environmental movements…

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Can’t Miss TV Shows About the Environment

  Let’s face it, there are plenty of shows on TV that are mindless entertainment that we are all guilty of watching, even if it’s for the mere sake of zoning out for…

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10 Tips for Planning an Eco-Friendly Wedding

Around 2.3 million couples wed every year in the US. That breaks down to almost 6,200 weddings a day! Fortunately for the environment, “green” weddings are on the rise. With wedding season quickly…

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Natural Products Expo West 2014 — Our 18 Favs and a few more!

So, a record breaking 67,000 people attended this year’s Expo West in Aneheim, March 7-9. We can certainly believe it, having battled our way around 2,600 booths–we didn’t get to see them all,…

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Unleashing the Power of Girls (with Puppies!)

Give a girl a puppy and she will change the world. At least that’s what Unleashed, a social justice program for middle school girls, believes to be (kind of) true. While the organization…

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DEP Offers $6 Million in Grants for Green Projects

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched its Green Infrastructure Grant Program of $6 million for green focused initiatives in the city. This is the fourth year that the city…

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2014 Oscars Recap

Last night was a big night in Hollywood as all of the stars came out to celebrate the 86th Academy Awards Show. There were many notable moments from the night, including when Matthew…

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Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for Your Valentine

It’s that one special day that everyone wants to share and receive something genuine from that special person in their life. Valentine’s Day is celebrated differently around the world, but generally the US…

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The Heart and Valentine’s…

The romantics out there would have us believe that the heart is the source of all emotions. But, the reality is that the heart is basically the pump that keeps blood flowing through…

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