Tag: green gift monday

Open Thread: Turning Valentine’s Day Green

Written by | February 5th, 2011

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We’re bringing the spirit of Green Gift Monday to Valentine’s Day. What are you doing this year to make your Valentine’s Day a little more eco-friendly?

10 Last-Minute Green Holiday Ideas From Our Facebook Fans

Written by | December 20th, 2010

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It’s not too late. Find out how old magazines, broken glass and some biscuits can help make your holidays a little more green.

Green Gift Monday Partner Q&A: Surfrider Foundation

Written by | December 6th, 2010

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Matt McClain of the Surfrider Foundation tells us why he doesn’t have a Christmas tree and shares a big secret, the three best days of the year to hit the waves.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 29

Written by | November 29th, 2010

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Wait—there’s stuff happening today that’s not related to Green Gift Monday?

  1. Japan’s helping India build 24 green cities. Teamwork! (CleanTechnica)
  2. The next big thing to revolutionize the building industry– “clean construction.” (Greener Buildings)
  3. Ask Umbra has the scoop on potentially harmful (to you and the environment!) salon treatments. (Grist)
  4. Recycled shells are boosting oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay. (Treehugger)
  5. The daughter of the inventor of plastic bags invented a plastic-bag substitute. (Got that?) (Green House)

Green Gift Monday Partner Q&A: blissmo

Written by | November 24th, 2010

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Sundeep Ahuja, the founder of blissmo, tell us why Green Gift Monday is important and that a great holiday film can have explosions.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 22

Written by | November 22nd, 2010

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Get your green news on:

  1. The economic recession’s silver lining? Lower carbon emissions, says a new study. (Green House)
  2. Is there a better, non-doom-and-gloom way to spur action on climate change? (ClimateBiz)
  3. Antarctica: the fastest warming place on Earth. (YaleE360)
  4. Is veganism physically impossible for some people? (Treehugger)
  5. You’re greening your Cyber Monday, your pets, your garden… now green your work meetings! (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 15

Written by | November 15th, 2010

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Your cure for the Monday blues: the cool greens!

  1. Get ready for Green Gift Monday with these fun “upcycled” gift ideas. (The Daily Green)
  2. Good(?) news from the Gulf: studies say fumes from the oil burned by spill-response teams didn’t contain enough cancer-causing chemicals to pose a risk to human health. (Green)
  3. Today is either America Recycles Day or Zero Waste Day. (Treehugger)
  4. Wait a minute– there might be lead in some reusable grocery bags? (Green House)
  5. Is “Cool It” the next “An Inconvenient Truth”? (Red, Green and Blue)

Turning Cyber Monday Into Green Gift Monday

Written by | November 15th, 2010

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Every year we spend more and more on Cyber Monday. Imagine the difference we could make if just a fraction of that money was spent on responsible, meaningful holiday gifts.

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