Tag Archives: organic

That’s just nuts.

That’s just nuts.

Posted on 19. Feb, 2015 by .

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Want to hear something crazy? I wash my clothes with nuts. Yes, I do. Granted, these are not just any nuts. They are Eco Nuts Soap Nuts. Okay, they aren’t even […]

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OG 11 Breakout Session – Rapid Growth: The Business of Organics, Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

OG 11 Breakout Session – Rapid Growth: The Business of Organics, Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by .

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Peter Van Stolk and Mary Sue Milliken educate on the value of food at OG 11.

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OG’s Top Ten Ideas for a Green Halloween

OG’s Top Ten Ideas for a Green Halloween

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by .

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Did you know that this Halloween, we will be throwing out over a billion pounds of pumpkins? That the candles you’re using in the background could expose you to carcinogens like benzene? That you can fashion up some creative costumes and crafts without even leaving your home? Here’s our tip sheet on how to turn your next Halloween green (and save some green while you’re at it).

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States Move on Labeling of Genetically Modified Food

States Move on Labeling of Genetically Modified Food

Posted on 22. Jul, 2011 by .

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Wait! Can you say if what you’re eating has been “engineered?” Not sure? Expectedly, you probably don’t know and you’re not alone.

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Cradle-to-Cradle Design: Top 5 Fashionable and Biodegradable Products

Cradle-to-Cradle Design: Top 5 Fashionable and Biodegradable Products

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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In the never-ending household battle against clutter, “down-cycling” is commonplace and often seen as a do-good practice. Along with changing the way consumers view and use products, items with short usable lives must be redesigned to either last longer or be transformed into a cradle-to-cradle life cycle where waste = food.

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TOP 10 Organic Beers in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week (Part 2 of 2)

TOP 10 Organic Beers in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week (Part 2 of 2)

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

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In Honor of American Craft Beer Week, OG Insights writer, Patrick Haase, has sampled some of the finest domestic and international organic-brews and shares his Top Ten findings. Now get out and enjoy some of your favorite (or his) organic beers this summer!

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Part 1 of 2: TOP 4 Sustainable Breweries in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week

Part 1 of 2: TOP 4 Sustainable Breweries in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week

Posted on 16. May, 2011 by .

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For the beer industry, “Reduce, Re-use, Recycle” isn’t just a convenient mantra or well-rehearsed platitude, it’s gospel. Many breweries are finding creative ways to reduce energy and raw material inputs, re-use water, and recycle waste outputs. Breweries are leaving no stone unturned, no avenue unexplored, to make their systems and processes more sustainable. There’s a synergy between profitability and sustainability – a good beer is an environmentally and socially conscious beer. So, as you knock back a few in celebration of American Craft Beer Week, you can drink knowing your suds are more than satisfying, they’re sustainable.

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Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway Says the Real Message of Transparency Is: We’re All In This Together

Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway Says the Real Message of Transparency Is: We’re All In This Together

Posted on 22. Sep, 2010 by .

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Read an excerpt from our interview with Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental programs and communication at Patagonia. He talks about how sharing ideas—even with competitors—has helped his company stay […]

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