Tiffany Lin
Poll: Most Americans Prefer Organic Foods

Photo courtesy Martin Poole/Digital Vision/Thinkstock According to the most recent Thomas Reuters-NPR Health Poll survey, the preference for organic food is less prevalent among older Americans and more prevalent among those with higher education. Since April 2010, Thomas Reuters and NPR have surveyed approximately 3,000 Americans each month to gauge attitudes and opinions on a wide range […]

Long Beach Goes Green With Recyclebank

Photo courtesy StockbyteThinkstock Recyclebank rewards Long Beach, Calif., residents for their recycling efforts. The City of Long Beach, Calif., recently became the largest city in the state to reward its residents for their recycling efforts. Through the city’s new partnership with Recyclebank, local business and brands throughout the city are offering discounts and deals to green-minded residents. […]

Welcome to Camp T.U.R.F.

Photo courtesy Southern SARE Each year, Camp T.U.R.F. provides at-risk youth with hands-on activities at botanical gardens, field research stations, greenhouses and more. Over a two-week period this June, Oklahoma State University Extension hosted its 2012 Camp T.U.R.F. (Tomorrow’s Undergraduates Realizing the Future). Through the program, at-risk youth — all entering their freshman or sophomore […]

Calling All Home Chefs

iStockphoto/Thinkstock Starting in April, Organic Creamery’s cheese recipe contest will give home chefs the opportunity to win eco-friendly prizes for their kitchens. DCI Cheese Company recently announced its Pure Ingredients, Purely Delicious recipe contest, which will kick off in April and last through May. Sponsored by Organic Creamery, DCI Cheese Company’s line of certified-organic cheeses, […]

Flowers and Gardens, Oh My!

Photo courtesy San Francisco Flower and Garden Show This week’s 271h annual San Francisco Flower and Garden Show will feature gardening exhibits that include flower arranging, garden design trends, water conservation and exotic plants. The San Francisco Flower and Garden Show will enter its 27th year this week. Renowned for being the largest world-class garden festival […]

Word’s First Self-Chilling Can

Photo courtesy westcoastchill.com The West Coast Chill Pure Energy Drink can drops 30 degrees Fahrenheit within minutes of being activated. Joseph Company International is taking the word “cool” to a different level. This spring, the Calif.-based company plans to launch “West Coast Chill Pure Energy Drink,” packaged in the world’s first self-chilling can. Boasting the […]

Consumers Talk Energy Efficiency

Photo courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock According to Whirlpool Corporation, it is unnecessary to pre-rinse dishes when using the dishwasher. By skipping this step, consumers can save up to 20 gallons of water per dishwasher load. A Harris Interactive survey, conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corporation, recently revealed that consumers want to make a habit out of saving […]

College Laundry Rooms Go “Greener”

Photo courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock The Lighten the Load initiative seeks to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs. Carbonfund.org Foundation recently awarded Mac-Gray Corporations with the first annual For People and Planet award, in the education category. The nation’s leading provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations, Mac-Gray corporations, along […]

Utah-Based Company Leads With Safer Cosmetics

Utah-Based Company Leads With Safer CosmeticsUtah-Based Company Leads With Safer CosmeticsXANGO, Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, safe cosmetics, mangosteenXANGO recognized as “Champion” of green personal care products.This week, the Campaign for Safe Cosmeticsa coalition of more than 150 nonprofit organizations seeking to protect the health of consumers and workers by eliminating dangerous chemicals from cosmetics, recognized […]

U.S. or Canada: Who Gives Greener?

U.S. or Canada: Who Gives Greener?U.S. or Canada: Who Gives Greener?charitable gift-giving, world vision, environmental gifts, environmentally friendly gift, solar power, World Vision Gift CatalogA charitable gift-giving survey reveals which country is more likely to prefer environmentally-friendly gifts.A charitable gift-giving survey reveals which country is more likely to prefer environmentally-friendly gifts.A Harris/Decima poll released this […]

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