Archive | June, 2011

Drink Local Organic Beer to Help Protect Our Planet

Drinking locally brewed beer is one of the most eco-conscience decisions you can make as a beer lover and drinking organic beer is another. So it makes sense to combine the two and drink local organic beer for the best Earth friendly beer choice. You'll be supporting breweries that choose ingredients grown without pesticides, fertilizers, […]

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Traditional Funerals are Bad for the Planet

Rare wood coffins covered in toxic lacquers are not only overpriced, but bad news for the planet. In addition to these over-resourced and expensive coffins, the embalming fluids are full of toxic chemicals and traditional cemeteries need a lot of water and chemical fertilizers to keep those acres of lawns manicured. It’s no wonder traditional […]

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Black-Footed Ferrets Are Getting a Second Chance

Disease nearly wiped out the black-foot ferrets in 1985. With only 18 surviving Black-Footed Ferrets two years later, biologists and researchers focused their efforts on a captive-breeding program in hopes to bring back their numbers. After a tough start the recovery program has shown promising results. It's been 25 years and around 500 black-footed ferrets […]

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Samuel Smith Creates Unique Flavors Combining Organic Beer with Fruit

When it comes to organic beer, chemical pesticides and fertilizers are naturally out. Traditional farming methods in the growing of grain, hops and yeast needed to make beer are coming back to create new organic beers. Samuel Smith combines the fresh flavors of ripened fruit with their beer to produce a variety of Organic Fruit […]

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Planning Your Green Burial

Planning Your Green Burial

Whether your religion prohibits the use of embalming fluids or you prefer to avoid adding harmful chemicals to the planet, a “green” burial is Earth friendly and possible. Your body will be returning to the earth in a way it can recycle into new life while decomposing naturally. The first nature-friendly burial operation in America […]

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Now You Can Own Your Own 2008 Tesla Roadster for $30.00

You read that correctly, you can own your own 2008 Tesla Roadster for only $30.00. Of course this isn't a real car you can drive around, but a Remote Control Car. This RC Car is available in a brilliant red finish. Running solely on batteries like its larger counterpart, (1) 9V and (5) AA batteries […]

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Green Sea Turtle

Every Year As Many As 35,000 Turtles Are Illegally Killed and Eaten in Baja California

There is a growing problem in Mexico. Eating sea turtles has been outlawed since 1990, yet as many as 35,000 turtles are killed and consumed in Baja California. Five of the seven sea turtle species – all listed as endangered, vulnerable or threatened – occupy the water surrounding the Baja California peninsula. These waters are […]

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Dangers of Embalming Fluid and Traditional Funerals

The Dangers of Embalming Fluid and Traditional Funerals

In an attempt to prevent the natural decomposition of the human body after death, embalming chemicals are used to help make the body look more natural at a funeral viewing. The United States has over 22,500 cemeteries. And every year an estimated 827,060 gallons of embalming fluid consisting of chemicals like formaldehyde, methanol, ethanol, antibiotics, […]

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Sunless Tanners

Are Sunless Tanners the Answer to a Healthy Tan?

With our society’s fear of sun exposure, people are finding new ways to get that healthy glow and avoid tan lines. Sunless tanners have been the answer for many. But how do they work and are they safe? How do sunless tanners work? Typically sunless tanners are sold as lotions, gels, creams and sprays. These […]

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Local Artists Flock to Roots Organic Brewing Company in Portland

With a warm and family friendly atmosphere, Roots Organic Brewing Company is personal and full of life with local artwork and musicians. Meant to be a gathering place for friends Roots offers its space for monthly art shows to showcase the local talent. Even the labels for Roots' organic beers are done by local artist […]

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