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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: Conscientious Commerce
Better

Better

The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living

Intellectual arguments alone will not sway the dominant paradigm; to be motivated to create change, people must be moved. Art has the power to inform, influence, and inspire. The creative impulse can, quite literally, change the world.

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related subjects: Sustainable Living
The EcoNest Home

The EcoNest Home

Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House

 An EcoNest is not just a home – it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light straw clay, timber framing, earthen floors, natural plasters, and other …

related subjects: Natural Building
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: Sustainable Living
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 …

related subjects: Food and Gardening
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 & Wellness