Mindful Lifestyle

Freeganism: A Solution for Global Waste

By | May 10, 2010 at 6:51 pm | One comment

Photo by Katakanadian via flickr Digging through a giant, smelly bin of rubbish for something salvageable does not sound like the most appealing endeavor to most people. In fact, it probably sounds revoltingly gross, teetering on the absurd, for any modern-day middle...

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Eco-Surfboards: Making Sustainable Waves

By | May 9, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments

Surfing is all about flowing with nature, so it comes as no surprise that surfers would want a board that allows them move through the waves with as little impact on the environment as possible. Since the closure of Clark Foam in 2005 there has been a push in the surfboard...

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13 Ethical, Green Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

By | May 5, 2010 at 6:11 pm | No comments

Mother's Day is one of the few days out of the year reserved for appreciating the very person who is responsible for our earthly existence. She made you, labored through having you, cared for you, and has mostly likely grown into one of the most important people in your...

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The Domestic Transformer

By | April 29, 2010 at 12:21 am | No comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lg9qnWg9kak&feature=youtu.be Architect, Gary Chang, has found a way to make his small living space in Hong Kong into a versatile, eco-friendly room. In the video below, he shows how he transformed his 330 sq. ft. apartment into a fully...

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5 Things You Can Do for the Planet, Starting on Earth Day

By | April 22, 2010 at 10:09 pm | No comments

Photo by Insanity's Crescendo via flickr Today is Earth Day, but instead of focusing on what we can do for one day, why don't we look at what can be done indefinitely, starting now. What better day to start than Earth Day, right? Refuse the Use of Plastic Almost 1...

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The Bottled Water Scam

By | April 16, 2010 at 2:27 am | 3 comments

Photo by Kirstea via flickr There is a misconception in society that bottled water is the only “good” water. The reality is that bottled water is often more tainted than tap water and creates large amounts of environmental waste. Industries behind bottled water would...

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Why Eating Organic is So Important

By | April 12, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments

The Organic Consumers Association recently released, "Shocking Reasons to Go Organic," highlighting key points on how a diet rich in organic foods can not only reduce the levels of atmospheric and digested toxins, but help heal the planet and save lives. Although...

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Re-Filming the World

By | April 12, 2010 at 4:50 pm | No comments

With the motto "REthink, REplenish, REcommit," the first annual Going Green Film Festival made it's debut in Beverly Hills this past week, showcasing films that promote environmental sustainability, eco-conscious living and progressive thinking. To enter the festival, entries...

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