Issue #04
August 23, 2010

Product Red: Your Starbucks Frappuccino can do more

Starbucks is far from perfect, and I am certain that there are people who will read this who do not support the company.  For those people, this post is probably not of much interest to you.  For those that choose Starbucks because it is a leader in Corporate Social Responsibility, or because it is the largest North American buyer of Fair Trade coffee, or even for those who just like Frappuccinos, please read on. ... Read More

Debate Continues - To Bamboo or Not To Bamboo?

I did a post on my own blog about The Truth About Bamboo a few months ago, in which I so daringly proclaimed SAY NO TO BAMBOO... However, since then, I've noticed the prevalence of bamboo products on eco-sites galore. It also seems that everyone is on the bamboo train, and manufactures speak of how this fabric has the properties to wick away water, protect against UV, amongst many other claims. Take a look at an example of a bamboo blend t-shirt: ... Read More

How it Works: the Bedol Water Powered Clock

For christmas, my best friend got me a Water Clock which runs completely without batteries; all you need is water and a few drops of lemon juice (incidentally, this is also how I take my tequila). Th ... Read More

Eco Screen Printers: How was your t-shirt made?

I am guessing I wouldn't be far off from the truth in guessing that your day, in some ways, started off very similar to my own. I imagine during the first hour or so of being awake on a Saturday morn ... Read More
Issue #04
August 23, 2010