Sustainable Shopping

Maria’s Five Favorites: Last-Minute Gifts

So you’ve waited until the last minute to buy gifts! Don’t worry; you’re not alone. I myself am a habitual last-minute wrapper. And there’s nothing wrong with that! Especially when there are so many wonderful, green, sustainable, and joyous gifts out there—and sometimes it just takes a little time to decide which one is the […]

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How to Trim Your Tree in 5 Steps

by the Rodale’s team It’s time to deck the halls—and the trees—for the holidays! And to help you out, we’ve put together a 5-step guide to trimming your tree in a beautiful and ecofriendly manner. Step 1: Light it up! Use an environmentally friendly LED strand and begin at the bottom of your tree, close […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Dressing Up!

‘Tis the season to get dressy! And here are five of my favorite earth-friendly dresses. They will have you looking and feeling fabulous through the holidays and beyond… 1. Yolanda Glam Maxi Dress. Perfect for the hostess, this dress made from sustainable materials features a scoop neck and ¾ sleeves that keep hands free to […]

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Hello, Cyber Monday!

Did you know that today is the biggest day of the year for online retailers? For some reason, for us it’s Monday. It’s not Black Friday. Of course, I’m sure there are exceptions to that rule, and it may change over time. But I think part of it (other than the discounts) has to do […]

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Green Holiday Gift Guide

by the Rodale’s team We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with joy and laughter! And we also wish that your holiday shopping will be just as much fun. To help out, we’ve selected a few green gift ideas for some of the special people in your life… For the mom: A Monogrammed Letter […]

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How a Gas Glut got 100 People Arrested

“Climate Justice-FERC Action Day 1″ by Nick Lyell/Flickr, licensed under CC 2.0 by Sam Koplinka-Loehr, community organizer with Clean Air Council “Well, there’s a gas glut right now” is usually not the reason someone ends up in jail. And it definitely isn’t the sexiest reason to end up in jail. Gas glut sounds more like […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Things to Be Thankful For

Here are five things from Rodale’s that I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving: 1. Meat Thermometer. Because it lets you know when the turkey is done! 2. Aquarius Leggings. Because they’re made from sustainable hemp and organic cotton and let you look stylish on Thanksgiving but still have room to stuff yourself without your pants getting […]

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Cooking Up Delicious Memories

by the Rodale’s team Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away! Can you believe it? Time flies. And soon the holidays will have come and gone; but the good news is that the special memories made throughout this season can last a lifetime—especially those formed in the kitchen! To celebrate the good times shared while […]

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