Art

Documenting a Grassroots Movement

Documenting a Grassroots Movement

By | April 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | One comment

In the summer of 2011, a small group of passionate filmmakers set off on a journey around the country to explore the urban farming movement. What they discovered changed how they think about food, community, and sustainability. Growing Cities covers the breadth of the...

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Education Revolution

By | March 8, 2012 at 8:00 am | No comments

Photo by Trondheim Byarkiv via flickr I recently watched a video that will inspire any educator, environmentalist, and techno-geek. It is called “Education for a Sustainable Future” and is posted on YouTube...

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Hell & Lula: Being Green is “Thexy”

By | March 2, 2012 at 8:25 pm | No comments

Los Angeles-based band, Hell & Lula, are not just on a mission to make great music - they want to make a difference. Their strives towards environmentalism are making airwaves on a grassroots level, as the band shows that it’s “thexy” to go green. I interviewed the...

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Barefoot Friendly Beaches Could Be on the Horizon

By | October 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | No comments

Photo by Deanpamus via flickr For over fifteen years Barefoot Wine has been an active partner with Surfrider Foundation in saving our coastlines. But five years ago Barefoot decided that they could take it a step further and created their own foundation, Barefoot Wine Beach...

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Handmade Eco-Home Decor

By | July 28, 2011 at 6:17 pm | No comments

Photo by Jo Corrall My boyfriend and I wanted to brighten up our room a little, but didn't want to spend tons of money. Luckily we both have art and design backgrounds so not only could we make our own frames and art work but we also both had piles of postcards and...

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“Have a Ball” on Earth Day!

By | April 20, 2011 at 2:27 pm | No comments

Earth Day is Friday! Have a ball! Share your love for the world with the world! For info on more earth-friendly Poems of Joe M's check here. And follow Joe on twitter ...

Posted in: Art, Green Cartoons

Brauer Eco-Art: French Artist Designs Robots Using Industrial Remnants and Other Reclaimed Materials

By | January 20, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments

Since the 1960s robots have been built as tools to assist us with industrial projects that would allow for an increase in manufacturing affluence and consumerism. Idealistic and quadratic in shape, they have always been representative of a vague future where life would be...

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Sustainable Surfboard Showers Are Making Waves

By | January 13, 2011 at 7:54 pm | One comment

Kelp Forest design. Photo via www.willandjane.com As a surfer it is always nice to step off the beach after a long surf session and shower away the sand and salt water from the day. One company, Sustainable + Functional + Art, is taking this shower experience a step further...

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Art Made from Discarded Clothing

By | January 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | No comments

Art by Guerra de la Paz via guerradelapaz.com The average American produces 29 pounds of waste in one week. While most of this waste is generally in the form of (often compostable) trash, a small percentage of clothing makes its way to landfills where it can take years to...

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Recycled Collage Art by Derek Gores

By | January 5, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments

Art by Derek Gores via derekgores.com Much in the way that the memories we live are locked away in our minds, the single-use objects we use – which make up a substantial amount of who we are on this earth today – are often distant remnants of forgotten times....

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