04/14/2015
Sebastian Pole, Co-Founder of Pukka Herbs, LOVES plants. So much so, that he’s on a mission to bring more plants into everyone’s diets by means of--you’ve guessed it: TEA! Check out how Sebastian... read more
04/14/2015
Making their way from Oakland, California, Numi Organic Tea has been a real game-changer in the tea industry. What makes them unique is that their mission to focus on Celebrating People, Planet and... read more
04/14/2015
Founded in 1989, Natracare was developed by Susie Hewson, an environmental entrepreneur who saw a growing problem in the world and developed her own range of tampons, pads, and other feminine... read more
04/14/2015
Monica Watts, National Sales Manager for Little Twig, talks about the necessity of bringing health and wellness to every one in the family. From bath soaps, shampoos, and dish liquids, to child-sized... read more
04/14/2015
Geoffrey Schaver, Sales Manager for Dr. Woods Soaps, talks with us about the benefits of Dr. Woods pure black soaps, castile soaps, and shea butters! This pure, vegetable-based soap was created to... read more
04/14/2015
What do you get when you combine two chemists and a passion for beautiful, and luxurious bath and body care products? Paul Lieber talks with evox about his company, Deep Steep: all natural, chemical-... read more
04/14/2015
Straight out of the forests of Marin County, California: Brad Black and Susan Griffin-Black, Co-Founders of EO Products, caught up with evox about their booming business! Learn about how essential... read more
04/14/2015
If you thought animal testing was a thing of the past, well, think again! We caught up with Santosh Krinsky, Owner of Beauty Without Cruelty (BWC), who shared with us his values and passions as a... read more
Earth Day 2015
04/14/2015
This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and the slogan is “It’s Our Turn to Lead.” From their site: “The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans... read more

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graphic with Australia map and Australian wines
12/20/2014
Think globally; buy locally if you need a last minute gift for someone across the world. Each year, I exchange holiday gifts with a good friend in Australia. This normally requires that I stand in... read more
Bolivian child playing flute while sitting astride straw bale
12/18/2014
Bolivia has a law on the books that should serve as high inspiration for the rest of the world. The “Law of Mother Earth,” (Ley de Derechos de La Madre Tierra) gives legal status to Mother Earth,... read more
intricate paper snowflake decoration
12/07/2014
Last Christmas Eve, I went out to Ojai to some friends’ annual open house. There, hanging from the ceiling fans were large paper snowflakes.  I thought they were gorgeous, but looked complicated... read more
several spools of thread in various colors laid end-to-end
12/03/2014
A Calling to do Good “Born to Do This”.  Yes, I am quoting Joan of Arc, but she just happens to be one of my spiritual mentors. Ever since I was little, I was made aware that God had planted a... read more
Grapes on a Vine
11/19/2014
This is a pretty stellar achievement: Fetzer Vineyards has essentially halted creating waste for the world to absorb. They are the first wine company to receive Zero Waste... read more
Smokestack on Factory
11/05/2014
If you’ve ever noticed smoke billowing from a power plant and been concerned about the effect that is having on the environment, don’t worry—you’re not alone. This past June, the United States... read more
Urban Traffic Jam
10/23/2014
by Linnea Gregg / The Intelligent Optimist Greener Transport: Rush hour isn’t fun for anyone, and it’s even worse for the environment. Cars back up the highway, people crowd the metro, and the... read more
Boot Print in the Sand
10/09/2014
Most often, in life, it is beneficial to be ahead of schedule for things--better than the alternative, being late. Well, when it comes to annually using up our world's resources, the earlybird... read more
Newspaper Ad
09/11/2014
The news can tell us the employment situation is improving, but if you are not working, and want to be working, that's not really relevant, is it? I know how tough it is to be unemployed, any... read more

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10/10/2014
A new approach to fuel the world. Directed by Rob Richert. In a story of perseverance through hardship, Dr David Mullin unites such seemingly disparate elements as Hurricane Katrina,... read more
10/10/2014
Don't let it go to waste. Directed by Eugene Dyachkov and Ilya Belov. A group of students invented the "energy waste" recycling system. It produces free and eco-friendly electricity from light,... read more
10/10/2014
It's not sci-fi anymore, it's real. Directed by Maris Curran. This short documentary looks at incredible advances in bionic technology that have enabled paraplegics to walk. 
09/15/2014
Impress your guests for less. Fabric petals, unscented glycerin soap and essential oil are all you need to make beautiful, expensive-looking accessories for your bathroom.
09/15/2014
Tamara shows you how to make kale chips. By baking kale leaves with olive oil, you can make a delicious alternative to potato chips. And they're great for you!

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