Win a pair of eco-friendly Swiftwick SUSTAIN socks

Swiftwick sustain sock

If you’re a runner, cyclist, golfer, or enjoyer of any athletic activity, you’re already aware of the importance of quality footwear. Before you even begin to talk about shoes, you’ve got to talk about socks. That’s where U.S. based Swiftwick comes in. And with their new Sustain socks, performance footwear is more eco-friendly than ever!

Epicstoke: Wallets & bags from upcycled highway signs

epicstoke gentleman wallet

Ever wonder what happens to all of those highway billboard signs that you seem to see every half-mile on U.S. interstates? Well, as it turns out, that vinyl translates into pretty epic products to get stoked about. Enter Epicstoke. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Epicstoke has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a website where […]

Hank D and the Bee: Bee, a Good Friend

Hank D and the Bee: Bee, a Good Friend

Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.

Geek chic: DIY R2D2 high heels

R2D2 high heels

Geeks can be fashionistas too. These R2D2 shoes are the hottest thing this side of Tatooine and they’re cooler than Hoth. An R2D2 toy covers the heel bolt, and the toes have been decorated with lenses, blue accents, and a blinking red LED to let everyone know just how this droid rolls.”

The best eco-friendlier holiday gifts for 2012

monkeylectric m232 monkey light

Sometimes buying Christmas presents just sucks. The stress of the holidays and finding that perfect gift can often wear on your very last nerve. No worries, we’ve got a list almost 20 different items that are sure to dazzle nearly anyone on your Christmas shopping list — whether they be a fashionista or a lumberjack.

Green your holidays with an ugly Christmas sweater

Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater

With the holidays just around the corner, you’re probably thinking of how you can go a bit greener this Christmas. Enter the ugly Christmas sweater. An ugly Christmas sweater is a great way to add some eco-friendliness, humor, and faux-style to your holidays. Check out this funny little book for some ugly Christmas sweater inspiration.

Hank D and the Bee: Scary Halloween Costumes

Hank D and the Bee: Scary Halloween Costumes

More on Coal and Halloween Costumes From Greenpeace: Coal Power Plants From NaturalPapa: How to Create an Unforgettable Kid’s Halloween Costume from Scratch Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.

Why care about reducing energy usage? [Infographic]

why conserve energy usage

By saving energy in your home, you could be essentially saving the world. As humans, we tend to abuse resources and fail to act efficiently by nature. By looking at the amount of carbon dioxide we produce, you can see just how this impacts the Earth’s health. China is the top CO2 producer in the […]

Old warehouse becomes green living community in UK

The Greenhouse community in Leeds, UK

Leeds, United Kingdom is a vibrant city with much to offer the young professional. But it is easy to imagine that the green living trend can easily be remiss in such a bustling place. Make no mistake, however, because sustainable living developments are beginning to spring up. The Greenhouse in Leeds is one such recent […]

5 hidden natural getaways on the U.S. east coast

Great Falls of the Potomac River, Washington DC

Yosemite. Yellowstone. The Everglades. When it comes to natural places where we can escape on vacation, we all know about the big boys. National Parks get the attention of glossy magazines, while state parks are generally for locals “in the know.” Even then, most state parks can become crowded with family cookouts and RVs during […]