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Americans Use Twice as Much Water as They Think They Do, Study Says
Green Lifestyle  (tags: water, sustainable, protection, consumers, water use, study green, greenliving, eco-friendly )

- 1264 days ago -
Americans use twice the amount of water they think they do, and appear to be particularly oblivious about how much H2O they flush down the toilet on a daily basis, according to new research.
Take Action: Stop the Attack on Rooftop Solar in California.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: climate, climate-change, protection, science, politics, green, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, society, lies, marketing, money, oil, investments, government )

- 1299 days ago -
But big utilities are up to their old tricks, lobbying the Public Utilities Commission to change the rules on Californians and make investing in solar a bad financial deal.
Becoming An Environmentally Conscious Consumer
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, consumers, protection, Sustainabililty, greenliving )

- 1472 days ago -
To coin the phrase of the legendary Madonna: "We are living in a material world". More specifically, we are living in a material country! What is astonishing is that according to a study done by Environmental Canada,
Bush Era Organic Scandal Ends in $7.5 Million Settlement
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, factory farming, milk, cows, Aurora, organic products, FDA, consumers, class action, law, food, family )

- 1805 days ago -
What has been billed the largest scandal in the history of the organic industry has now resulted in a court settlement on behalf of consumers against Aurora Dairy, a giant factory farm operator with industrial-scale operations in Colorado and Texas.
Meet the Corporate Front Groups Fighting to Make Sure You Can't Know What's in Your Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: politics, consumers, gren, organic foods, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, green, food, society, technology, business, eco-friendly, greenproducts, ethics )

- 1907 days ago -
Here's a partial lineup of hired guns and organizations behind the anti-labeling advertising blitz soon to hit the California airwaves.
Good News! The Truth About Renewable Energy: Inexpensive, Reliable, and Inexhaustible | Grist
Green Lifestyle  (tags: consumers, energy, SustainableDevelopment, technology, environment, politics, goodnews, society )

- 1910 days ago -
We've all heard the common myths about renewable energy:It's expensive; unreliable and limited. Real-world experience,however, is shattering long-held assumptions every day. Renewable energy actually REDUCES electricity prices.
USW Report: A 'Union Model' Plans to Bring Worker Coops to the Ohio Valley
Green Lifestyle  (tags: americans, activists, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, interesting, politics, rights, society, world, americans, economy, freedoms, politics, consumers, economy, energy, marketing, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, world, society )

- 1943 days ago -
Carl Davidson Blog: Of Raccoon Township, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States Public Speaker, Writer, Political Activist, CCDS Co-Chair, Solidarity Economy Field Organizer, Webmaster, 3rd Wave Study Group Founder, Retired but never busier
3 Surprising Shopping Habits That Are Bad for the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, shopping, greenproducts, greenliving, socially responsible shopping, ethics, consumers, shopping, ecosystems, business, sustainable, society, protection )

- 1987 days ago -
While most progressives are aware of Wal-Mart's labor problems, they may not know about the way workers at an Amazon shipping facility are treated.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Target to Expand Their Line of Eco-Friendly Toys
Green Lifestyle  (tags: consumers, corporate, activism, politics, business, eco-friendly, coolstuff, shopping, Sustainabililty, green, greenproducts )

- 2056 days ago -
We are addressing this letter to Target Corporation and asking the company to consider expanding its line of available environmentally friendly toys so consumers can have better access to the products that help preserve our future resources and the enviro
Irradiated Food Poses Moral Dilemmas
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, food, environment, safety, safe food, long-time partners, Tohoku, Tohoku Kanto Earthquake, radiation, irradiated, consumers, fears, dilemma, cooperatives, producers, farmers, victims )

- 2245 days ago -
Mail-order food-delivery companies and cooperatives have long been among the leading campaigners for - and custodians of - food safety in Japan. Now they are torn between supporting their long-time partners in farming/fishing sectors in Tohoku, and >>
Farming Without Chemicals - Or Radiation
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic farmers, without chemicals, city worker, hectic life, nature, rice paddy, traditional method, clear water, vegetables, shizen noho, consumers, cost, natural farming, agriculture, greenproducts, organic, food )

- 2278 days ago -
A tall, soft-spoken man in his 40s, Toyoguchi left his life as a city worker to pursue his dream of "growing things the way nature intended." He's not unique:Many organic farmers in Japan, especially those in 30s and 40s, started out as escapees from >>
Consumers Struggle Over Convenience Vs. Green
Green Lifestyle  (tags: consumers, convenience, green, greenproducts, recycling, humans, eco-friendly, business, shopping, interesting, greenliving, society )

- 2321 days ago -
Consumers are about evenly split between favoring convenient packaging over environmentally-friendly packaging, an issue that will only get more muddled without a clearer understanding of what green packaging really is, says Thomson Reuters. Read more:
Stop TransFair's "FairWash" of Personal Care!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, abuse, consumers, dishonesty, lies, marketing, money, protection, shopping )

- 2414 days ago -
TransFair licenses its seal for a fee on products and brands that have as little as 2% fair trade content. This has allowed large brands to present themselves as "Fair Trade" by selling a token product line extension that has been allowed by TransFair...
The Soy and Other 'Natural' Food Products in Your Cabinet May Contain a Dangerous Neurotoxin
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, health, greenproducts, food, protection, consumers, interesting, greenliving, green, eco-friendly, shopping )

- 2427 days ago -
All too often it's the companies playing the "natural" card that are doing the most unnatural things to your food.

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