Earth Day & the Perils of Greenwashing in Fashion & Beauty

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April is a happy month for those of us who are nature-lovers and proponents of all that is green and sustainable. We get to revel in our green choices, give ourselves a pat on the back, and then challenge ourselves to learn more and to do even better. With Earth Week (Apr 16th-22nd) and Earth [...]

DIY Holiday Gift Tags

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  For Etsy entrepreneurs and holiday lovers alike, this season can be the busiest time of year. From gift giving to gift unwrapping, the holiday season is full of opportunities to follow the familiar rule of the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.  If you are looking for eco savvy methods to get your shop [...]

Save the Bees!

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When you think about animals vital to human survival, bees and their fellow pollinators are right at the top of the list. Without bees, crops don’t grow, and we don’t get to eat real food. For a few years now, researchers and gardeners alike have been wringing their hands over the mass disappearance of so [...]

Handmade for Earth Day Auction 2012: Special Surprise Door #3

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This is our last – but not the least – auction package for Handmade for Earth Day 2012. This collection of practical and yet stylish green accessories are perfect as gifts or you can keep all to yourself! The Lorax Loves Trees upcycled purse from Upcycled Unlimited is  one of a kind, unique purse with tree loving [...]

Handmade for Earth Day Auction 2012: Pampered Mama

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Isn’t this an awesome collection of Mother’s Day gifts? Win this collection of Eco-Friendly goodies for all the moms you know. Moms work over time and we are always “On Call”. Pamper them and maybe you can pamper yourself a little too! E-mail this page to your kids or your husband. Let them see all the [...]