Issue #22
August 22, 2011

What Does It Mean To Be Eco Friendly? [Infographic]

The words 'green' and 'eco-friendly' are near ubiquitous today.  With just about every company from Wal-Mart to Seventh Generation jumping on the bandwagon, we thought we'd take a look at what it takes to really be green. ... Read More

Is ‘ethical oil’ an oxymoron? Like ‘jumbo-shrimp’ or ‘deafening silence’?

In the past decade, no other oil has faced more criticism than that taken from Alberta’s Oil Sands. Oil from this region can’t be brought from the ground like conventional oil—it’s too viscous and sticky. It either has to be mined in an open pit, or thinned using steam, then pumped to the surface. There are three main arguments against the Alberta Oil Sands: ... Read More

Seller of the Week: Koru Distribution

‘Koru’ is a plant, native to New Zealand. It has great symbolic meaning: growth, renewal and new life, peace, and hope for the future. “I was looking for a name that embodied all the things I wa ... Read More

New Seller Sunday: Shoo Foo

As we're seen, heard, and discussed in the past, bamboo is one of the world's most treasured sustainable materials. Highly absorbent and one of the fastest growing plants on earth, it's no wonder that ... Read More
Issue #22
August 22, 2011