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Saturday, February 28, 2009

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A Green MLS for Green, Sustainable Homes


There’s more green on the horizon every day.  If you’re looking to buy, sell or rent a green, sustainable and healthy, energy efficient home, check out ListedGreen.com, a Multiple Listing Service featuring eco friendly homes for sale worldwide.
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According to the Nevada-based company, “all listings are personally reviewed prior to posting to ensure that all listings are truly energy efficient.”  You can list your green, energy efficient home for $20/month, and apparently, realtors (more…)
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Friday, February 27, 2009

The Ipath Cabana – a new hemp shoe


IPath’s new Cabana shoe is made with 100% hemp uppers.  The stylish cross-over casual shoe is a great summer alternative for skateboarders, eco posers and those possessing a certain level of counterculture savoir faire.

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Available in late March @ ipath.com

While we’re on the subject of hemp…when is the U.S. going to approve the legal growth and processing of industrial hemp?  We import hemp-based products from Canada and elsewhere.  Industrial hemp can be grown on unimproved land, with little, or no, pesticides and herbicides.   The weed can be used in the production of paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics and fuel – while saving valuable forests.  Just a thought.

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Solar Powered Watch – Great Green Giveaway


UPDATE:  March 10, 2009 – We have a winner!  Congratulations to Bob M. of Indiana, who selected the solid black watch.  Thanks again to everyone for entering. If you wanna check out our most recent green giveaway, just go to our home page (listed under Green Giveaways).

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Freestyle, the original action sports watch manufacturer, is sponsoring this Great Green Giveaway.  Mark time in eco style.  One lucky winner gets their choice of either the stripe or solid design.

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The Boiler is Freestyle’s first solar watch. It packs 12 months of power in a single charge and eliminates the hassle and waste of buying and disposing watch batteries. The Boiler is water resistant to 100 meters and also features: a battery power indicator, power save mode, night vision back-light, and chrono/alarm/tier/dual time. Get on the cutting edge of eco friendly style with this cool solar timepiece.

Prize valued at $115 (plus shipping).
Free Shipping, anywhere in the U.S. (more…)

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a mixed bag of green news


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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Ford snags some green awards


fordfusion.jpgAs we all know, the auto industry is going through a disastrous stretch, plagued by both mismanagement and a toxic global economy.  We thought we’d accentuate the positive and list some of the kudos that the Ford Motor Company has recently received in its effort to get greener. (more…)

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