Now in its 11th year, Starbucks Coffee Company is offering its "Grounds for Your Garden" program, where customers can pick up a free bag of used coffee grounds for their gardens at the Starbucks cafes. If this all sounds like crazy talk, read on… spent
Sony's flexible, full-color OLED
Sony has unveiled what is being billed as the world's first flexible, full-color OLED display built on organic thin-film transistor (TFT) technology. The 2.5-inch prototype display supports 16.8 million colors at a 120 x 160 pixel resolution, and weighs a mere
In a recently published article on AlterNet, Dara Colwell sites how Americans are working harder than ever before and are doing so at a greater cost to the environment. Even though research continues to suggest that practicing a simpler lifestyle, while using fewer resources, makes people happier.
“We now seem more determined than ever to work harder and produce more stuff, which creates a bizarre paradox: We are proudly breaking our backs to decrease the carrying capacity of the planet,” says Conrad Schmidt, an internationally known social activist and founder of theWork Less Party, (the Vancouver-based initiative aimed at moving to a 32-hour work week — a radical departure from the in early, out late cycle we’ve grown so accustomed to. “Choosing to work less is the biggest environmental issue no one’s talking about.”
According to a recent article in Newsweek, the new "it" drink is yerba mate (rhymes with latte). This South American earthy tea has more antioxidants than green tea!
Not news to many of us
Last week, Madonna announced that she has released a new song written especially for the Live Earth Concert on 7/7/07. Titled Hey You, (available as an exclusive MP3 download through MSN), the song was recorded in London by Pharrell Williams and Madonna.
The best part Madonna
"The one thing, on which we can all agree, is that God is with the vulnerable and poor. God is in the slums and in the cardboard boxes where the poor play house. God is in the debris of wasted opportunity and lives, and God
It's Spring, a time to stop and smell the roses.
In an appeal for action on global warming, Greenpeace activists are building a replica of Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat â€” (the spot where the biblical vessel is said to have landed after the great flood). The ark will be revealed in a ceremony on
Send in your old phones and empty ink-jet cartridges so they can be reused.
Every year over 400 million cartridges are discarded into our nation's landfills with a combined weight of 200 million pounds.
A laser cartridge discarded today will take over 1000 years to decompose.
Chances are, if you were looking for an apartment in New york's buildings five years ago hoping to find one that was ecofriendly, you were pretty much out of luck. But with rising consumer demand and the tax credits that's all changed. In a recent