Monthly Archives: August 2013

Inspiration from SARK and “Inner Wise Self”

August 29, 2013
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Inspiration from SARK and “Inner Wise Self”

Today I felt to paint.  Yes, I felt it.  I heard it inside too.  That would be what SARK calls “Inner Wise Self”.  I got on email as I sat in the early morning sun ready to make a move.  I checked one from Christine Kloser’s emails where she was promoting SARK’s free three video…

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10 Practical Ways to Use Cotton Balls

August 27, 2013
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10 Practical Ways to Use Cotton Balls

Ever wonder what you can do with a cotton ball? Then you’re in the right place. At the Planet Forward blog we are always looking for new ways to help you live a more sustainable and economical lifestyle, and part of that mission includes upcycling. Upcycling is the term used for taking something old and…

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Superheroes at the Symphony!

August 27, 2013
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Superheroes at the Symphony!

We work with real world heroes and we’ve partnered with the Oregon Symphony to celebrate heroes through music with discount tickets and donations to our book deliveries across the country. About the Show The Oregon Symphony provides youth concerts aimed at students from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Their Kids Concerts are suggested for families with…

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Borderline Girly Behavior

August 27, 2013
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Ladies, have you ever spoken your truth and then followed it up with a giggle or a smile (or lots of giggles and smiles)? This is what my friend Jen called today, “Borderline girly behavior.” I thought that description was quite accurate and is something I am continually watching out for as I speak my…

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B Corp Q&A: John Replogle, CEO of Seventh GenerationThis…

August 26, 2013
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B Corp Q&A: John Replogle, CEO of Seventh GenerationThis…

B Corp Q&A: John Replogle, CEO of Seventh Generation This interview–with John Replogle, CEO of Seventh Generation–is the second in a series of talks I… View Post Read the full post

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B Corp Q&A: John Replogle, CEO of Seventh Generation

August 26, 2013
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This interview–with John Replogle, CEO of Seventh Generation–is the second in a series of talks I have had with business leaders about the value of being a Certified B Corporation. The full interview will appear in a book I am writing on B Corps (to be published in 2014 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers). Q. What business…

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Intelligent Water Consumption – the Next Frontier for the Smart Grid?

August 26, 2013
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Intelligent Water Consumption – the Next Frontier for the Smart Grid?

The Rim Fire, a conflagration centered in California’s Tuolumne County, is larger than the city boundaries of Chicago (with its own interesting history about fire.)  This fire threatens critical power and water infrastructure as well as Yosemite National Park and property for thousands of people and businesses.  The Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System delivers water…

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The daily deluge of coffee cups into the landfills

August 25, 2013
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The daily deluge of coffee cups into the landfills

Three items to throw away after a few minutes of use. I just got back from a trip. In the airport on the way out of town we got drinks at a Coffee People. Then I had to throw away the cup. Ow! I could hardly do it. But they’re not eligible for reincarnation. The rule…

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Quote of the Week

August 25, 2013
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Quote of the Week

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Join Us at WDC Green Festival

August 22, 2013
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Join Us at WDC Green Festival

Join us at the Washington, DC Green Festival Sept. 21-22, for business seminars on raising investor capital and inspiring trends in the green economy. Plus visionary keynotes, workshops, the green marketplace, eco fashion, good food, and fun! The Washington, DC Green Festival returns to the Washington Convention Center September 21-22, 2013. The nation’s largest and…

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