Apr 15, 2008

SOTW: spring greening

Things are unseasonably warm, there are dead zones in the ocean, everyone’s favorite Al has a new talk on Ted, and Earth Day is just around the corner. Green is the new black. Check out these sites to add some daily green to your daily ‘surfs, and as Mr. T says: remember to eat your [organic] greens.

http://grist.org/ Considered by themselves as a Beacon in the Smog, Grist is a Fab Resource for the latest in Eco-News. Always pertinent, Always witty. And, everyone loves Umbra.

http://www.treehugger.com/ Tips and bits about all things Green. From food and clothes, to technology and how to green your dog’s [ahem], to interviews and the latest news and views, it’s all there.

http://noimpactman.typepad.com/blog/ This man is an enviro-hero for his low-impact oath.

http://www.storyofstuff.com/ Where does your stuff come from? and where does it go when you’re done with it? This documentary/site will make you think twice about what you buy, and what you toss…

http://www.dougfine.com/farewell-my-subaru/ What is it really like to live off the grid? Is it really possible to live off the grid AND have electricity and the interwebs? YES, indeed it is. Just as this dude. it’s totally rad.

http://www.pangeaorganics.com/ A local Boulder Company that pledges to produce enviromentally sustainable products and containers. They have pioneered the compostable-plantable packaging: All of their packaging is “planted” with seeds, making it plantable come spring. (I will have a TON of Basil this year if anyone likes pesto…)

http://www.gengreen.org/ Ever wanted to work at a eco-minded company? GenGreen is just the place. Green Collar workers don’t always have to deal with important service industries of the future…

http://www.patagonia.com/ The Company that Pioneered organic cotton goes green all over (and there’s a store in Boulder! It’s like Heaven… so dreamy). While no store is perfect, some try harder than others. Patagonia ensembles can go from the trail to the wall, and back to the streets for din-din — and then, on to any weddings you may have this summer. Always cute, always fresh, always trendy, always eco-cool.