Category Archive for 'Fave Green Reads'

Green Reads

Episode 9: Pesticides, plants, and steals… Greater risk of birth defects when conceiving during high pesticide season. Another reason to go organic. The Sunset Garden Book Plant Finder is now online! Search the database of 2500 plants … super convenient and paper free. E-pal Jasmin dishes on Green Baby Bargains.

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Fave Green Reads

Episode 8: Careful what you bite into… NYC lady bites a bus driver because the bus wasn’t a hybrid. Ummm, wow. High fructose corn syrup (a highly processed sweetener which can be labeled as ‘natural’ on products) contains mercury.  Yes, the FDA had known since 2005. No, they didn’t do anything about it.  Via Green [...]

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Fave Green Reads

Fave Green Reads is actually one fave read, and two fave watches. I’m lovin’ me some online videos today! Episode 6: Trendy vintage shops, migrating plants, and new gardening how-to vids. Oh my! Vintage shopping guide by Elle magazine. California’s native plants may have tough times ahead because of global warming. Check out what my [...]

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Fave Green Reads

I’ve had some coffee, here are the articles I’m liking this week Episode 6:rock, paper, easter eggs Music sounds better when it’s good for the planet. Check out this Les Paul made from Rainforest Alliance certified tropical wood. The Good Human gives 10 ways to reduce paper in your office. Doing the easter egg thing [...]

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Fave Green Reads

I’m back from vacay, here are the articles I enjoyed catching up on.. Episode 5: Down the drain I’ll do a lot for the environment, but the buck stops at composting on my small (yet fruitful) porch. Check out what Malmo, Sweden is doing to turn garbage disposal food waste into power. Yay! Los Angeles [...]

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Fave Green Reads

I’m stuck inside icing my fat face. Here are the articles I’ve enjoyed. All written by buds of mine (what can I say, I like them!). Episode 4: Sundance movies, green cleaning, and beautifying your face the natural way My bud Michael gives an overview of the Green Films at Sundance. My bud Siel talks [...]

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Fave Green Reads

I’m back to reading lots. These are articles that make my dendrites twitch. Episode 4: Green vote, China bags bags, wash & air dry Grist published a comprehensive guide to green candidates awhile back. I finally got a chance to check it out. Love their streamlined overview about who is for what. Plus Grist is [...]

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Fave Green Reads

I read lots. So every few days I’ll post articles that make my dendrites twitch. Episode 3: MTV, Manicures, Apples I gave up nail polish, and I’ve been missing it like crazy this summer. Jezebel helps me redeem my decision. MTV’s The Real World goes green! And it’s coming to Hollywood! Apple co-founder Steve Wosniak [...]

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I read lots. So every few days I’ll post articles that make my dendrites twitch. Episode 2: One word: Plastics. greenLAgirl gives 10 reasons to ditch the bottled water habit. Anna, of Bring Your Own, can’t stand plastic, here’s a good female health reason why. Another take on corking wine… the NYT says plastic and [...]

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Fave Green Reads

I read lots. So every few days I’ll post articles that make my dendrites twitch. Episode 1: Let’s hear it for the boys Would it really make a dent in computer screen energy consumption if Google was black (Blackle) instead of white? Pablo says, “not so much.” Birds flock to eco-stylist Danny Seo’s hose. No [...]

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