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Rock the Green is “the convergence of live music, sustainability and giving back to local communities”—three components you don't find very often at music festivals.Lindsay Stevens Gardner has been working for years to make her vision come true.. more

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One of the most savvy things we can do to protect our planet is to expose our children to the wonders of nature. But as we all know, children are spending less time outdoors and more time indoors with their games and gadgets. So how do we encourag.. more

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Whether you're looking for a food truck, farmers market, sustainable fish recipe or food education, you're in luck. There is an app for every type of food enthusiast out there. The ones listed here are geared towards information and resources that.. more

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The Environmental Working Group has published its ranking of produce based on pesticide residues. The 2011 list helps consumers make informed choices between organic and non-organic produce—especially handy for those battling budget restraints or .. more

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We can no longer take for granted that the natural wonders of the world will live on forever, much less our favorite rivers or national parks. For some locations, tourism has taken its toll on fragile eco-systems. For many others the onslaught of.. more

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Tired of giving your mother flowers and chocolate every year? Or perhaps more accurately, is your mother tired of getting flowers and chocolate every year? Why not break out of the box and find something a little more lasting and tailored to her .. more

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When Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson initiated the first nationwide environmental protest on April 22, 1970, it was with great skepticism. At that time the environment was headed for serious deterioration due to the total lack of consequences for.. more

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Need an alternative to expensive facials, cleansers, lotions and toners? Worried about chemical ingredients and their impact on your skin, health and environment? Whether you're looking to green your beauty routine or pamper your complexion on a .. more

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When you reflect on your favorite movies, action figures or romance classics are probably the first to come to mind - not the ones with environmental themes. But on second thought, perhaps your favorite movie is an eco-film. Wall-E and Av.. more

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Many people are trying to incorporate more eco-friendly habits into their lives that promise to have a positive impact on the environment, and on their pocketbooks too. But how much are we talking about? Here are some examples to help p.. more

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To close the loop on eco-friendly skiing, let’s look at clothing. Large quantities of pesticides are used to grow cotton for clothing. Colored fabrics require toxic dyes. Chlorine and formaldehyde are found in wool. Polyester is produced with petr.. more

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With fresh snowfall in 49 states, I figured it would be apropos to do a piece on ski resortsnot to mention that I just returned from a ski trip.  I was in Deer Valley and Park City, both known for their commitment to the environment, which got me .. more

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Over time, Green Life has covered many ways of giving that give back. Here is a compilation of some of them for those of you who are still looking for some inspiration! more

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The answer might be obvious when comparing convenience, affordability and maintenance. It’s when you get into the environmental impacts where things aren’t very clear-cut. Here is a brief comparison: Real Trees Since most.. more

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You’ve got until Dec. 31 to squeeze in those home improvements that qualify for tax credits. Not only is the government kicking in 30% of the costs up to $1,500, most improvements will pay for themselves over time in energy savings. First, c.. more

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