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Living Green

Yesterday I helped table at the LIVE GREEN sustainability festival in Salt Lake City. I was most impressed by the music group Shake Your Peace, a “sustainable music” group. Their website is wind powered, they do bicycle tours and power their music by bicycle power! How green!

Here are some photos of yesterday’s event.

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Green Guide

November 15, 2006

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ACTIVE GAMING

Can video games change the world? Not likely, but a few can point you in the right direction. Here are a few of our Top Product Picks for video and computer games that aim to do a little more than entertain.

LOOKING FOR A REAL TURKEY?

If factory farming and animal cruelty issues have you steering clear of traditional turkey this year, try serving a locally and humanely raised bird, or a meatless alternative. Read on for tips and resources.

CONTROL CULINARY CHAOS

Treat your holiday guests to a hearty meal with careful planning and a little advance preparation. Start with these recipes, including Spiced Carrot and Orange Soup.

FOOD SAFETY FOR THE HOLIDAYS

With a few common-sense tips, you can reduce your risk of foodborne illness this holiday season. Here are a few ways to make sure your meals are prepared safely.

SAVE A TREE, OR TWO OR THREE
The average American uses 50 pounds of tissue paper per year, and that equals a lot of trees. See our Tip of the Week for forest-friendly, recycled tissue options.

 

 

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Carnival of the Green #43

This week’s COTG is hosted by LA Green Living. In this week’s issue:

  • Do some “rabble rousing” in addition to writing letters to and the typical lobbying of your representatives on environmental issues during this campaign season.
  • Critical Mass Bike Incident in NYC
  • Bangaldesh’s First Day of National Strike
  • The Emergence of “Windcrofting”
  • First LEED-certified residential home in the US and hopes for a green design for Bush’s presidential library.
  • Innovative responses to water crises around the world
  • China’s Water Crisis
  • Looking back at Hurricane Katrina: The environmental impact for the future; accounts from survivors
  • Genetically Modified Food Issues
  • Choosing reliable sources of sustainable coffee.
  • How to be “eco-friendly” when enjoying nature

    ….and more!
    Happy Reading!