Monthly Archives: August 2011

Green News of the Week – Green Computers, Solar exports, University Zipcars and Rainforests

August 31, 2011
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Green News of the Week – Green Computers, Solar exports, University Zipcars and Rainforests

Welcome back for another review of the weeks highlights in green news.  This edition of green news of the week features:  10 cool green concept computers, huge solar exports from USA, Ford and Zipcar partner for Universities, 10 celebrities trying to save the rainforest, recycled iPad 2 accessories, and a national school recycling competition.  If…

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Green News of the Week – Green Computers, Solar exports, University Zipcars and Rainforests

August 31, 2011
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Green News of the Week – Green Computers, Solar exports, University Zipcars and Rainforests

Welcome back for another review of the weeks highlights in green news.  This edition of green news of the week features:  10 cool green concept computers, huge solar exports from USA, Ford and Zipcar partner for Universities, 10 celebrities trying to save the rainforest, recycled iPad 2 accessories, and a national school recycling competition.  If…

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Green News of the Week – Green Computers, Solar exports, University Zipcars and Rainforests

August 31, 2011
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Green News of the Week – Green Computers, Solar exports, University Zipcars and Rainforests

Welcome back for another review of the weeks highlights in green news.  This edition of green news of the week features:  10 cool green concept computers, huge solar exports from USA, Ford and Zipcar partner for Universities, 10 celebrities trying to save the rainforest, recycled iPad 2 accessories, and a national school recycling competition.  If…

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Our New Brick and Mortar Friend: CARBON, DC

August 31, 2011
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Our New Brick and Mortar Friend: CARBON, DC

image copyright Examiner The following post is by Katie Peige, Herban Lifestyle’s Sustainability Associate. We are kicking off a new blog series that focuses on the cool, sustainable shops that carry the Herban Lifestyle line. CARBON, located locally in Washington DC across from the Woodley Park-Zoo/ Adams Morgan metro, starts off the series after our line…

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Is Your Business Ready For Harvest?

August 31, 2011
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Traditionally as we move into the autumn, our thoughts turn to harvesting all that juicy goodness that’s been growing out there – or is showing up in our grocery store’s produce aisle. Businesses – even Solo Pro Businesses – have cycles to them as well. Nothing is better than to harvest a big fat check….…

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Perspectives: B Corps All A-Buzz in NC

August 31, 2011
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By Evelyn Contre, Springleaf Strategies Lately, it seems that “B Corporation” has become a buzz word around these parts. I wrote a post on B Corps back in June when the North Carolina General Assembly began considering to establish B Corps as officially recognized corporations (we also just happened to be going through the B…

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The DIY Dilemma: Why a Do-it-yourself Website May be a Bad Idea; Part 1

August 30, 2011
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There’s an old proverb which says; “A man who acts as his own attorney has a fool for a client.” There’s a grain of truth in that, not just for legal matters, but for any undertaking what requires specialized skills, from rewiring your office and repairing your delivery van to, yes, designing and building your…

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Back to School Door-ganizer Eco-friendly Craft

August 30, 2011
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Back to School Door-ganizer Eco-friendly Craft

Hellow and welcome (back) to the Planet Forward blog on this last Wednesday before the calendar page turns to September. With school just around the corner we are bringing you a fast, fun and eco-friendly craft today that might help make this year a little more organized. Our door organizer (door-ganizer) is the perfect late-summer craft to do…

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HAIR EXTENSIONS ARE HERE

August 30, 2011
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HAIR EXTENSIONS ARE HERE

HAIR EXTENSIONS ARE HERE What do all girls just die for… long, healthy and radiant looking hair.  Here we always thought it was natural with celebrities having long hair… well Melody has done her research and is now certified with Great Lengths hair extensions and this is what our favorite celebs have. The reasons why…

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What’s So Important About Native Plants

August 30, 2011
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What’s So Important About Native Plants

Autumn is an ideal time to plant trees. Cool weather allows them to establish roots in their new locations before spring rains and summer heat stimulate top growth. Native trees and shrubs are disease and pest-resistant, adapted to our soils, and tolerant of our extreme weather conditions. Help maintain the character of Barrington by planting…

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