Monthly Archives: March 2013

Global Left Converges on Tunisia to Promote New Vision for Earth’s Future

March 28, 2013
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Global Left Converges on Tunisia to Promote New Vision for Earth’s Future

Tweet http://towardfreedom.com/home/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3190:… Tunis, Tunisia – Tens of thousands of people marched through downtown Tunis on Tuesday in a spirited march celebrating the beginning the 13th World Social Forum – the first to be held in an Arab country. The majority of marchers were from Tunisia and neighboring nations, but there was substantial representation from Europe,…

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My notes from the set of “Lucky Them”

March 27, 2013
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Wrapped for three weeks already, I am finally catching up and getting back to writing again. “Lucky Them” was a fab creative project for me combining my love for rock and roll and working with director, Megan Griffiths, as my … Continue reading → Read the full post

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Simple DIY Natural Foaming Toilet Cleaner Recipe

March 26, 2013
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Simple DIY Natural Foaming Toilet Cleaner Recipe

Are looking for a chemical free way to clean your toilet? Do you like the ease of a store-bought foaming toilet cleaner? If so then let us help you. Here at the Planet Forward blog we’re always trying to find new, easy and economical ways to help you live a more sustainable lifestyle. That is…

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Alterrus Becomes First Publicly Listed B CorporationAlterrus, a…

March 26, 2013
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Alterrus Becomes First Publicly Listed B CorporationAlterrus, a…

Alterrus Becomes First Publicly Listed B Corporation Alterrus, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of commercial vertical gardens (or… View Post Read the full post

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Alterrus Becomes First Publicly Listed B Corporation

March 26, 2013
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Alterrus, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of commercial vertical gardens (or VertiCrop technology) has just become the first publicly traded company to achieve B Corp certification. “Alterrus’ B Corp certification demonstrates our commitment to a better way of growing, both in terms of our product and our company,” said CEO Chrisopher Ng. “We…

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10 Practical Ways to Reuse Old Towels

March 25, 2013
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10 Practical Ways to Reuse Old Towels

Towels eventually lose their colour or become tattered but there is no need to throw them away because there are many ways you can repurpose them. At Planet Forward, we’ve made it our mission to help you live a frugal and sustainable lifestyle and today we’re sharing 10 ways to put these old towels to…

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Five Ugly Extremes of Inequality

March 25, 2013
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Five Ugly Extremes of Inequality

Tweet http://www.alternet.org/economy/five-ugly-extremes-inequality-america-contrasts-… The first step is to learn the facts, and then to get angry and to ask ourselves, as progressives and caring human beings, what we can do about the relentless transfer of wealth to a small group of well-positioned Americans. Read the full post

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Redefining Crafting: Eco-Friendly Yarn

March 25, 2013
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Redefining Crafting: Eco-Friendly Yarn

The following was originally posted at Redefining Eco and was cross posted here with their permission.  Over the holidays I picked up knitting.  So far I’m a clumsy knitter, constantly dropping stitches and paying more attention to to the television than my knitting needles, but I’m working at it!  My local fabric store carries hundreds of…

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Ford Community Green Grant – NYC and Chicago

March 25, 2013
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Ford Community Green Grant – NYC and Chicago

If you’re part of a local, innovative non-profit in NYC or Chicago with a powerful idea to serve your community, apply to win $5,000 for your organization at the Green Festivals! Deadlines: NYC – 3/29, Chicago 4/26. Read on to apply. Ford Motor Company has teamed up with Green Festivals to award $5,000 Community Green…

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Does My Smart Meter Make Me Look Fat?

March 25, 2013
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Does My Smart Meter Make Me Look Fat?

At a Smart Grid industry conference last week, three attendees protested against smart meters based on concerns about the health impacts of the Radio Frequency (RF) signaling technology in them.  Smart meters use either RF or Power Line Carrier (PLC) communications technology to transmit information to and from the meter. Smart meters are an important…

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