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


  • For teens and tweens, online community and webzine Girl360 goes green this month, featuring an interview with eco model citizen, Summer Rayne.
  • AWEA’s Wind Power Finance & Investment Workshop will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis October 13 & 14 – learn about wind energy incentives to help finance the growth of this powerful industry.  Register here.
  • Learn how you may win a Biomega folding bike (retails for $1700) via Inhabitat
  • Dept of Energy Kicks off the 2009 Solar Decathlon, A Competition Powered by the Sun
  • Clothing company, Icebreaker transforms synthetic tees into running shoe bags in window of Paragon, by Union Square in NYC
  • 20th Anniversary of Bioneers Conference and Workshops, October 15 – 18 in San Rafael, CA.  AltCon readers receive 20% off with this link (includes free Bioneers’ Membership).
  • Vote for your favorite video in the Drive Smarter Challenge – checkout 10 short videos aimed at helping to drive smarter, reduce gas consumption and drive fewer miles.  Rate the videos 1-5, contest ends Monday, October 19, 11:59p (EDT)
  • Prince Charles sends SOS to save our rainforests.
  • Review of emerging eco fashion designers at Portland Fashion Week, Day 2.
  • Check out, an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day on their own blogs with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global (more…)
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Saturday, October 10, 2009

handwoven organic cotton and silk scarf

orgniccottscarf.jpgFall is upon us.  Time to start thinking about scarfs and other chilly weather accessories.

This handsome scarf was handwoven using a combo of Fox Fibre, a naturally colored organic cotton and silk.  No dyes are used, this fiber is grown with the color inherently in it.

$75 @ obeliskfiberarts’ etsy shop

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