Hank D and the Bee: Sharks Only Eat Certain Kinds of People?

Hank D and the Bee: Sharks Only Eat Certain Kinds of People?

More info on ocean pollution (Heavy) From Mother Jones: Marine Pollution: How the Ocean Became a Toxic Waste Dump (Lighter) From Greenwala: The Ocean’s Top 25 Deadliest Pollution Predators (Lightest) From Joel Harper: All the Way to the Ocean Happy New Year, Hankheads! Cheers to a promising 2012! Follow the rest of the Hank D […]

Hump Day comic relief: Shit vegans say [Video]

shit vegans say

Taking yourself too seriously is an indication of a closed mind. That said, I give you this very funny “Shit Vegans Say” video. Whether you’re vegetarian or vegan for animal rights reasons, environmental reasons, health reasons, or even just because you hate vegetables and like to see them mutilated on your plate, take a step […]

How to turn wine bottles into chic winter decor

DIY winter wine bottle display

Next in our long list of wine bottle upcycling ideas is to turn them into a faux-snow-covered winter display. This creation could serve equally well as a dining table center piece or just to adorn your mantle or random end table that needs some decor TLC.

Vegan holiday treat: Deep beet peppermint fudge

Deep Beet Holiday Fudge

Venturing into a vegan lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to miss out on tasty treats. Take fudge, for example. The best part about this fudge recipe is that it is super duper healthy. You can even make it with all raw ingredients, but it is not necessary. Check out this tasty holiday fudge recipe that has a curious ingredient that might surprise you.

3 creative designs for DIY paper snowflakes

junk mail DIY snowflakes

No matter how hard you try to stop the junk mail madness, it seems to fill up your mailbox nonetheless. A great way to reuse that crappy junk mail is to craft it into super-chic paper snowflakes to decorate your office, home, or intergalactic battle station. Here are 3 clever designs to choose from…

Hank D and the Bee: Prank D and the Beet

Hank D and the Bee: Prank D and the Beet

I know this is not a holiday or winter cartoon (though Hank is green and Beet is red), so for your fix of snowy holiday humor, check out these cartoons. Also, beets are good for you. Eat them. Follow the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and […]

Christmas tree choice: Fake, real or alternative?

Fake, real, or alternative Christmas tree?

Ever considered getting a fake Christmas tree? Poor real trees. All that water, energy, and waste for a few weeks of simple pleasure. A fake tree would help eliminate repeated applications of pesticides and fertilizers that leak into local watersheds. A fake tree would not become discarded waste. It all added up to eco-friendliness – or does it?

Brooks Sports celebrates first Responsibility Report

Brooks Sports running responsibly Corporate Responsibility report

You’ve got to love it when a company pulls back the curtain shrouding their operations and lets their customers (and competitors) see exactly what they’re up to on an environmental and social level. And that’s exactly what the folks at Brooks Sports have just done…and they’re commemorating it in an incredibly clever way.

Hank D and the Bee: World Peace?

Hank D and the Bee: World Peace?

Bees are extremely hardworking and selfless, so it would only make sense that Bee get occasionally frustrated with human egocentrism. If Bee’s description of the violence in nature intrigues you, check out these Nature videos on PBS. If the seemingly endless news footage of human violence has got you down, check out this peace piece […]

My personal, greener holiday wish list

Christmas gift

I will admit something most people don’t during the gift-giving season. I like receiving. Childish, perhaps. Or, maybe we all have that subconscious urge to clap when we see pretty packages with our name on them. Yet times have changed since I begged Santa for a Barbie Town House. I know where money comes from […]