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Saturday, June 30, 2007


saturday’s mixed bag of green news


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Saturday, June 30, 2007

Organically Grown tee from Sector 9


Market yourself to the green segment of the opposite/same sex and praise your momz at the same time. These Sector 9 long-board tees are made of 100% organic cotton and emblazoned with water-based inks.

Express your inner organic self on your outer frame.

for the unreasonably low price of $14.99 @

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Friday, June 29, 2007

Windows Live Spaces Eco Trip 2007


Win Live Earth Tickets & Curb your Emissions – check it out!

The Windows Live Spaces Eco Trip
An environmentally-minded team is traveling cross-country by train and bicycle from Washington to New York City to get to the Live Earth concert at Giants Stadium. They are chronicling their travels on Windows Live Spaces.

To enter to win tickets to a Live Earth concert, contestants should add themselves as a friend to Two “friends” will be chosen at random to win a pair of tickets, including hotel and airfare.

Wanting to spread the word on what can be done to save our planet, Microsoft/MSN (under their Windows Live Spaces banner) has created the Windows Live Spaces Eco Trip 2007.

What it is: A team of four is traveling across the country over a 5 week period from June 1st to July 7th, encouraging people to live “greener” lives. (more…)

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Liebherr Refrigerator

30__liebherr.jpgMeet the uber-fridge. While at a green building expo, we recently took a peek at this poster-boy for efficient, modern, home refrigeration. Pictured at right is the 30″ Liebherr Model #: CS1650. A few features:

  • fully Energy Star compliant
  • 11.3 cubic foot capacity
  • full stainless steel cabinet and doors with ergonomic handle design and swing function
  • 2 dual compressors designed for quiet, if not silent operation,variable speeds and energy efficiency
  • thin wall construction – wider interior
  • no false back wall – deeper interior
  • precise digital controls to conserve energy and preserve food
  • dual refrigerator systems to optimize control, save energy, and separate air flow
  • BioFresh technology maintains fruits in vegetables in the storage drawers under optimal temp and humidity conditions
  • SuperFrost System for quick freezing
  • glass door shelves (glass holds cold much better than plastic)
  • 2 one gallon storage spaces on the door
  • factory icemaker
  • doors are field reversible without a kit
  • freezer’s FrostSafe System prevents cold air from escaping when door is open
  • full 2 year warranty on all parts and labor and a full 5 year warranty on parts and labor for items in Sealed System

American refrigerator manufacturers should checkout the design features of this sleek, European challenger to Viking.
Update: see this post’s accompanying comments for customer complaints and notes.
as pictured $3,699 @ warners’ stellian
more info and dealer locations @ almo specialty products

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Organic Cotton Nightie & Nightshirt


Gotta stay cool and dream sweet this summer. Beat the heat with Under the Canopy’s “slip nightie” and nightshirt, both in 100% organic cotton.

Don’t sweat the price,
on sale now
slip nightie, $24.99
nightshirt, $19.99
Available @ Spiegel through shopstyle.

More on Under the Canopy, and the designer who coined the term “eco fashion,” here.

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