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Magnifeco

Magnifeco

Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty

In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh—the worst garment industry accident in recorded history—the words "fashion disaster" acquired a new and much more sinister meaning. Commentators suggested that the tragedy was …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
Dude Making a Difference

Dude Making a Difference

Bamboo Bikes, Dumpster Dives and Other Extreme Adventures Across America

You want to do something for the planet, but what? Change a light bulb, install a low-flow faucet, eat organic? How about ride 4,700 miles across America on a bamboo bicycle, using only water from natural sources, avoiding fossil fuels almost …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
The Urban Farmer

The Urban Farmer

Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land

There are 20 million acres of lawns in North America. In their current form, these unproductive expanses of grass represent a significant financial and environmental cost. However, viewed through a different lens, they can also be seen as a …

The Planet Friendly Diet

The Planet Friendly Diet

Your 21-day Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss and Optimal Health

Would you like to lose weight, feel great, and minimize the impact of your eating habits on the environment? The Planet Friendly Diet is a unique, all-inclusive program for a greener lifestyle based on responsible dietary choices. Jump start your …

related subjects: Health and Wellness
The Ethical Meat Handbook

The Ethical Meat Handbook

Complete home butchery, charcuterie and cooking for the conscious omnivore

Nutrition, environmental impact, ethics, sustainability — it seems like there's no end to the factors we must consider when we think about our food. At the center of the dietary storm is animal-based agriculture. Was your beef factory-farmed or …

Craft Distilling

Craft Distilling

Making Liquor Legally at Home

Many people have experienced great success making their own beer or wine at home. In recent years a number of hobbyists have become interested in making distilled spirits. However, distilled spirits are more complicated to produce, and the process …

related subjects: Food & Gardening