This December 13th, to raise awareness about why it is important to use reusable bags, Factory Direct Promos will be hosting a blog carnival - "Give the gift of a Plastic-Free World This Holiday and Join the Plastic Bag Ban Movement!" - showcasing blog posts about the environmental necessity of taking action…
Factory Direct Promoshas just launched their worldwide interactive bag ban map and it is one cool green guide. You can get all of the stories in bag bans that have succeeded and failed throughout the world. Click on the image below and you can take a turn traveling around the world on an interactive bag ban tour. …
When I am in the grocery store, (mainly in the produce section) I find myself surveying how others use an unwarranted amount of plastic bags for their fruits and vegetables. One bag for two Granny Smith apples; one bag for a baby-fist sized head of garlic; and yet another bag for bell peppers. Some stores, such as Whole Foods, have a polite sign above the roll of plastic bags inquiring if you really need the bag…
There is nothing more satisfying than finding new ways to use everyday products. I try to think about the items I use on a daily basis that are then tossed away. We need change our ways of thinking about what is truly waste, and what doesn’t need to be deemed as such. I’ll start with my early morning routine: after my pre-sunrise workout, I head home for my morning jolt of caffeine. Ahhhh, coffee. Nothing like the feeling of that first sip of… Continue
There are amazing social changing stories found on Changents.com. Changents, partnered with Timberland and EarthKeepers, promotes eco-Heroes (and their adventures) in the hopes of gathering supporters from around the globe. As part of the Earthkeepers Movement, you can team-up with some of the… Continue
Today I would like to share another fabulous interview from one of Changents’ Timberland Earth Keeper Heroes. Nate Bastien is deemed an eco-Hero who shares his personal stories from the front lines of social and environmental change.
Nate Bastien (a.k.a. the “Impact Designers”) is creating break-through,…Continue
Added by Heather Berg on November 5, 2009 at 2:24am —
Not too long ago, prospective college students looked for academic rankings, up-to-date technology, along with general atmosphere and extracurricular activities when deciding their institution of choice. Now, along with these factors, students are on a mission to locate campuses with lofty sustainability reports. There are other resource sites that offer reviews regarding how “green” a campus might be, but… Continue
The global awareness social media platform, Changents, “connects Agents of Change with a fan base of ‘Backers’ around the world, enabling them to create change together.” Uniting storytelling with social networking, Changents, partnered with Timberland and EarthKeepers, to promote these praiseworthy environmental ambassadors (and their adventures) in the… Continue
Today’s post is an interview with photgrapher, Andrea Bakacs. She is one of the many inspiring Timberland EarthKeeper Heroes from the global awareness website, Changents .
Andrea Bakacs is harnessing the power of photography to deliver eco-messages. At just 29, Andrea is pointing her camera at amazing pockets of nature worth saving and a host of green projects sprouting from nooks and crannies across New York…Continue
As you know, Earth Promise has formed a relationship with Changents, a site that “connects Agents of Change with a fan base of Backers around the world, enabling them to create change together.” Not only have I posted some blogs about the site in general, but have begun interviewing some of the most incredible Heroes.
When I first found Changents, I registered to be on their mailing list. Yesterday’s email that I received… Continue