Automobiles and suburbia—what once promised freedom from stress and peace...– Subdivide and Conquer
pinkgoldglittering asked: GasLand is on demonoid (a torrent site) for free, if you're still looking for where to find it.
Ways to take a shorter shower:
I will admit, I’m a water hog. I have never been very water conscious until this Water Resources class I’m taking.. but why would I be? I live in TVA territory. The Tennessee Valley Authority has insured that there is an abundance of water here. I have never experienced drought or water shortage. Now that I’m aware it is an issue, I started looking for ways to lower my water...
Use Less Energy in the Kitchen - Green Cooking... →
Here are some nice tips on more energy efficient ways to cook! Check it out :)
We all live downstream.
8 Surprising Ways to Re-Use Kitchen Sponges →
This is a list of ways to re-use kitchen sponges after they’re past their prime. I’m not so sure about all of these uses, particularly the ones about watering plants. The used sponges I’ve seen still have soap permanently absorbed, and often they are smelly from mildew. Maybe there’s a way to safely clean them. If anyone knows, care to share?
Please take a moment to sign this petition to put... →
Modern Notion: Story of Stuff →
modernnotion: The story of stuff is a great educational video that demystifies the process of manufacturing in easy terms that anyone can understand and shows the negative effects that are happening with world resources. Annie Leonard breaks it down into five steps and explains each one in detail with…
Brighter Planet's 350 Challenge →
If you’ll notice, I’ve posted the badge on my blog. Do it to yours too and the organization will offset 350 pounds of carbon in your name! It’s totally free, what do you have to lose?
Gasland is a documentary made by an amateur that actually does better than many professional ones I’ve seen. Sure, the quality isn’t perfect, but the story is gripping and the facts are nearly nauseating. This documentary is about natural gas and hydrofracking. He receives a contract in the mail to sell his property for ten thousand dollars per acre to the gas companies.. but he goes...
What's your water footprint? →
This is a water footprint calculator from National Geographic which can help you to determine how much water you use and ways to reduce your impact. http://www.waterfootprint.org does it as well, but using the metric system.
Former McDonald's Execs Open Healthy Fast Food... →
Has anyone seen one of these Lyfe restaurants? It looks like a great idea, but I wonder if it is too good to be true. This is definitely something worth exploring! After a closer look, I’ve found the website for these restaurants: http://www.lyfekitchen.com/ They have a menu on the website, and many of the choices are vegan, vegetarian, and/or gluten free. They have listed prices, sodium...
Is Wal-Mart going green? CEO vows to be ‘good... →
What do you guys think here? Is it too good to be true?
heartwoodpink: Start where you are. Use what you... →
heartwoodpink: For the past couple of weeks, I have been busy helping a friend set up her cafe. REALLY busy. We all had early mornings late nights quick meals and very little sleep. But I had such an awesome time! What was very interesting is that almost everything (besides the coffee bar) was DIY-ed…
Grist: Edible food packaging could curb plastic... →
myloverarlo: According to EPA statistics, food packaging comprises more than 30% of US household waste. In an attempt to address this, Harvard scientist David Edwards Edwards has developed WikiCells, a soft edible membrane that would replace plastic food packaging. Via Grist.org: “The notion [of Wikicells] is that you are englobing liquid, foam, or something else in a soft membrane held...
I just got my 50th follower!
(Just wanted to do a mini celebration. Thanks guys, glad you like it!)
Vote for Permaculture!
fuckyeahpermaculture: The garden that I (and a thousand others, with the help of Ryan Harb), put into UMass Amherst is up for an award! Please give your votes to UMass so that Permaculture gets a chance to go to Washington and recieve national attention!! https://campuschallenge.uservoice.com/forums/148562-campus-champions-of-change-challenge/ (Submitted by moontrinesun)
nourishingfuture: Homegrown Revolution (2008) is a film short that gives a brief introduction to the Dervaes Family’s urban homestead which they call “Path to Freedom.” On this tiny city lot, a beautiful and productive oasis was created, producing 6,000 lbs of food annually and is a model of urban sustainability. Film premiered at the WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL (Jan 9-11, 2009)
How to Grow an Edible, Vertical Garden in Five... →
nourishingfuture: It’s hard to believe but, yes, spring is on its way. And with it all kinds of wonderful green things like arugula, celery, and cherry tomatoes….
I watched the Lorax tonight.. and I nearly cried.
dymiidivine: I speak for the trees. #and I bet most people are too thick to get the beautiful message
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only...– http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/survival_7.html#ixzz1o0ot5bJ5 (via tmck93)
"The U.N. estimated that it would require an...
Last year alone we spent three times that amount on bottled water.” This documentary is showing different studies and cases that prove bottled water is no better than, and is actually less regulated than, tap water. Kick the bottle. We’re already paying for water as it is! Why pay twice for something with a possible lower quality?
Kick the Can campaign! Sign a petition to tell the... →
Get the latest facts about sugary drinks and find out how to contribute to the movement!
In Texas, toxicologists find high levels of Prozac...
Ever since the Green Revolution came to India,...
70% of worldwide water is used for agriculture.
A lot of those things that you think of as stomach viruses or flus, about 40%...– Flow, for the Love of Water