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My Organic Gardening Part Three – Cartons are Not Just for Eggs Anymore

April 28, 2011
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My Organic Gardening Part Three – Cartons are Not Just for Eggs Anymore

Seedlings in Egg Cartons Hello my fellow organic gardening enthusiasts and welcome (back) the blog and to another entry in my Organic Gardening series that also comes with an eco-friendly craft. As you (may) know I started my own seedlings a few weeks ago. I had to buy a variety of trays and biodegradable cups…

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Meatless Monday with Eric Ripert’s Veggie Fried Rice

April 28, 2011
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Meatless Monday with Eric Ripert’s Veggie Fried Rice

Veggie Fried Rice – image courtesy of aveceric.com Welcome (back) to the blog and thanks for taking the time to stop by on Meatless Monday. We at Planet Forward took the pledge to support this sustainable practice as it promotes green living by choosing to go meatless one day per week in support of personal…

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Most of the plans for a greener New York are applauded

April 28, 2011
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Most of the plans for a greener New York are applauded

In some ways it would be a return to the past and it’s the perceived implications of a new proposal from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in his updated green strategy ‘PlaNYC’ that is causing ripples. The agenda is full of encouraging goals and plans but incinerating garbage to create energy is causing some…

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Most of the plans for a greener New York are applauded

April 27, 2011
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Most of the plans for a greener New York are applauded

In some ways it would be a return to the past and it’s the perceived implications of a new proposal from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in his updated green strategy ‘PlaNYC’ that is causing ripples. The agenda is full of encouraging goals and plans but incinerating garbage to create energy is causing some…

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Wordless Wednesday: Salad

April 27, 2011
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Wordless Wednesday: Salad

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Fascinating new project could help unlock our climate’s past and future

April 26, 2011
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Fascinating new project could help unlock our climate’s past and future

I’m a bit (perhaps more than a bit) of an addict for statistics and I also like weather data more than I should, add to that a love of history and a new website I just learned about satisfies me on all three fronts. More relevantly to the blog the site might also provide fantastic…

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Amazing new use planned for Danish power plant

April 25, 2011
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Amazing new use planned for Danish power plant

I have to hand it to the Danes when it comes to environmental activisim and progressive ideas when it comes to energy use especially. Already leading the way globally in terms of commitment to renewable energy with a commitment to reach 100% dependence on renewable energy by the year 2050, a feat if accomplished will…

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Cycling Shorts: Q & A with Travelling Two

April 25, 2011
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Cycling Shorts: Q & A with Travelling Two

Over the years, as we’ve prepared for our tour, we’ve followed a number of cyclists who were already out there experiencing the world from the seat of a bicycle.  Anxiously following their adventures online, their blogs provided inspirational fodder for our dreams.  Although we hadn’t met a single one of these cyclists personally, we felt intricately connected…

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Meatless Monday: Chickpea Meatless Loaf

April 25, 2011
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Meatless Monday: Chickpea Meatless Loaf

One of my favorite vegetarian meals is chickpea loaf. It’s simple to make, and hearty, yet light. Chickpeas are full of fiber and I love their rich, creamy taste and texture. 1 cup dried organic chick peas 3 cups filtered … Continue reading → Read the full post

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Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Papier Mâché Easter Bunnies and Chicks

April 21, 2011
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Eco-friendly Craft for Kids – Papier Mâché Easter Bunnies and Chicks

Image reflects Step 3 of craft directions – courtesy of www.firstpalette.com Welcome (back) to the blog and for another Friday eco-friendly craft corner. Easter is upon us and, if this is a holiday you celebrate, what better way to celebrate then to make cute papier-mâché bunnies and chicks with the kids. Plus you may be…

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