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an altCon eco media minute

A green stimulus package for your eyes, ears and mind…


  • Congratulations, and Happy Birthday Number Two to Raz and Eco-Libris!  Continuing to grow, they’ve planted over 45,000 trees this year!
  • Taste and feel the difference with Orgasmic Organics @ Eco Salon
  • Our favorite new place to relax in NYC that’s free and easy, the High Line – more info @
  • For sustainable fun in the sun, catch today’s free day of music, 1p-10p, thanks to
  • Second season of “Going Places, Doing Stuff,” artist-led road trips coordinated by Flux Factory.  Sign up for a tour, get a ticket to ride (on a veggie oil-powered school bus) — and be taken on a “surprise” adventure.
  • In Tribeca, ACEFEST 2-day film fest – ends today, only $10.
  • Classic films and views, Thursday Nights syfy (previously, scifi) presents Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Movie with a View (Maltese Falcon on 7/16); bike valet available for free-wheelers.
  • Get real — see how every bite on your plate impacts greenhouse gas emissions – Low Carb Diet from Sierra Club Green Home and Bon Appetit.
  • Food, Inc. Love your body, feed your head. (more…)
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Saturday, July 11, 2009

New Balance 70 – ecofriendly sneaker

These sneaker aren’t totally green but they’re getting pretty darn close.


New Balance is taking steps to get greener with the launch of its new, ECO-PREFERRED collection. The new collection features shoes that utilize environmentally preferred materials, constructions and manufacturing processes.

The first shoe in New Balance’s eco-preferred collection, the New Balance 70, is developed for consumers who factor the environment into their buying decision. Seventy-five percent (more…)

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