Issue #09
January 17, 2011

Bottled Water and the Environment: the Energy Footprint of Bottled Water [Infographic]

We often get asked about the effect of bottled water and the environment. We put together a video comparing bottled water vs. tap water. ... Read More

Fair Trade Chocolates and Valentine's Day [Infographic]

As February 14th rolls around, the US will purchase more chocolate than any other day except for Hallowe'en. We should pause and think about where this chocolate comes from. Who grows the cocoa for processing into chocolate? Are they given a fair portion of the total sale price? This infographic examines Fair Trade chocolates, and their benefit to the world. Looking for a Fair Trade Valentine? Be sure to check out our Valentine Gift Ideas. ... Read More

Green Super Bowl Commercials for 2011? Where'd you go?

No doubt that today is the day when Youtube views of double rainbows and auto-tuned news will take a hit.  Super Bowl XLV commercials are popping up all over the net, and in about as much time as you ... Read More

Bioluminescent trees - Sustainable solution for lighting?

There are phrases that we hear when working in Ethical Consumerism - Green, Eco Friendly, Organic. One that probably doesn't come up a lot is "Genetically Engineered". When I hear this phrase I think ... Read More
Issue #09
January 17, 2011