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  • New Loyalty App Lets You Eat Well & Do Good: The Spring

    Remember Carrotmob, the company that offered a “carrot” (specifically, a “mob” of customers at an assigned time) to small businesses for investing in social or environmental good? They’ve created a new “loyalty program” for socially-minded diners and the restaurants who share their values. More

  • 3 iPhone Apps For Indoor Gardening

    Don’t have yard space for a garden? You can still grow your own vegetables and flowers indoors, and these three iPhone apps can help. More

  • Need Upcycling Ideas on the Go? There's an App for That…

    Cleaning out a closet, or basement, or other space in your home, and just hate to send all of that potentially useful material to the landfill? Sean McKenna and Jenelle Montilone’s Create Change app will show you how to upcycle that “junk” into useful items. More

  • Five of the Best iPhone Apps that Make Going Green a Breeze

    Want to be more green? There’s an app for that. In fact, there are so many apps for that that writing an honest review of them is pretty difficult. We would be sitting here for days, maybe weeks trying to trudge through them all. Some of them are fairly useless when it comes right down […] More

  • Five for Friday: Green Green Blog Posts for the Week (7/30/10)

    Is the Gulf Oil spill moving off the green blogosphere radar? Regator shows that the term “Gulf of Mexico” is still on top in Environmentalism right now, but terms related to political wrangling over energy, climate, and the environment are right there behind it… While most of us could use a break from the constant […] More

  • 10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

    This post was written by Rob Reed. He is the founder of MomentFeed, a location-based marketing, strategy, and technology firm. Location technologies are transforming how we experience, navigate, and ultimately better our world. From the global to the local, here are #10Ways geolocation is a positive force for good. Social media has changed the world. […] More

  • Sweet iPhone App for Vegetarians [VIDEO]

    Great new iPhone app can help you to avoid non-vegetarian ingredients. [social_buttons] For numerous vegetarians and vegans, it is great when a company’s food labels specifically say “contains no animal products” or “contains animal products” — this can save us a bit of time and also, perhaps more importantly, helps us to rest assured that […] More

  • Driving Unsustainability: How GM planned for obsolescence

    I’m coming to the conclusion that there’s very little that’s sustainable about the company known as GM. It’s frustrating and sad, because I was raised in the auto city and had family members who worked in the industry.  I even spent a summer at the GM Tech Center (working for then EDS as an intern […] More

  • 10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

    Citizen journalism, open government, status updates, community building, information sharing, crowdsourcing, and the election of a President.   Our children will inherit a world profoundly changed by the combination of technology and humanity that is social media. They’ll take for granted that their voices can be heard and that a social movement can be launched […] More

  • E-Wasted: Where Will Your Computer and iPod Go to Die?

    Simran Sethi and Sarah Smarsh are writing a series on the impacts of everyday things. They will be posting previews on Green Options before launching the posts on Huffington Post. Want to know how to green your internet porn (or emailing or iTunes) habit? Check out these tips and a post-mortem of where your computers […] More

  • ECOnomics: A Return to Place, Permanance, and Nature — not More, Bigger, Faster

    We need to change the ECOnomic “story” that Wall Street, Washington DC politicos, and our capitalist culture of consumption are weaving. We need to find a more sensible appoach to economics — call it ECOmonics — that doesn’t require infinite growth on a finite planet. For Earth’s sake and our sake, we need to get […] More