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Veg Out

The U.S. is one very carnivorous nation. But what if, just for one day, everyone went vegetarian? Well, according to a Huffington Post article by Kathy Freston, just one meat free day in the U.S. would save nearly 100 billion gallons of water, 1.5 billion pounds of crops, 70 million […]

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QuoteDaily quotes at EcoSalon. “We spend money we don’t have, on things we don’t need, to make impressions that don’t last, on people we don’t care about.” – Tim Jackson Image: “Shopping – Despair” David Blackwell

The Power on Your Plate

One man’s quest for vegetarianism and a cleaner planet Millions of gallons of oil are spreading across the Gulf of Mexico, killing wildlife and threatening coastal communities. This environmental disaster makes it clear that there are costs associated with our dependency on fossil fuel. These costs are usually well-hidden and […]

10 Things We Don’t Actually Need

Shopping is an adrenaline rush. How else to explain the talking ceramic cat you had to have, or the face cream that you bought because it was guaranteed to return your skin to the hue it had in the womb? Sure, the Great Recession has shifted Americans’ shopping habits, but […]

The Power on Your Plate

One man’s quest for vegetarianism and a cleaner planet Millions of gallons of oil are spreading across the Gulf of Mexico, killing wildlife and threatening coastal communities. This environmental disaster makes it clear that there are costs associated with our dependency on fossil fuel. These costs are usually well-hidden and […]

The Power on Your Plate

One man’s quest for vegetarianism and a cleaner planet Millions of gallons of oil are spreading across the Gulf of Mexico, killing wildlife and threatening coastal communities. This environmental disaster makes it clear that there are costs associated with our dependency on fossil fuel. These costs are usually well-hidden and […]

The Crisis Has a Gorilla

A review of The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth. Our most pressing climate change challenge isn’t what you might think, and according to a new book, there is not one but a growing number of planetary emergencies. Respected scientists James Hansen and Johan Rockström warn that climate change […]

The Crisis Has a Gorilla

A review of The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth. Our most pressing climate change challenge isn’t what you might think, and according to a new book, there is not one but a growing number of planetary emergencies. Respected scientists James Hansen and Johan Rockström warn that climate change […]

The Crisis Has a Gorilla

A review of The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth. Our most pressing climate change challenge isn’t what you might think, and according to a new book, there is not one but a growing number of planetary emergencies. Respected scientists James Hansen and Johan Rockström warn that climate change […]

Foodie Underground: Trentasize It

Creeping ever closer to the McDonald’s model, Starbucks has poured it on with the new Trenta serving size. Do we need another supersize product that tempts our taste buds and throws rationality out the door? Of course not. No one should be drinking 31 ounces of double, mocha, frappy, whatever. But we […]

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30 Best Quotes On Living Small

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about minimalism, downsizing, and living small. Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. -William Morris

Shopping

QuoteDaily quotes at EcoSalon. “We spend money we don’t have, on things we don’t need, to make impressions that don’t last, on people we don’t care about.” – Tim Jackson Image: “Shopping – Despair” David Blackwell

The Crisis Has a Gorilla

A review of The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth. Our most pressing climate change challenge isn’t what you might think, and according to a new book, there is not one but a growing number of planetary emergencies. Respected scientists James Hansen and Johan Rockström warn that climate change […]

We Can All Afford to Slow Down

Why investment dressing costs far less than fast fashion. The term “Slow Fashion” combines many aspects of sustainability. From an industry perspective, it can refer to slowing down the production cycle, giving more attention to detail and craftsmanship in each garment, manufacturing locally, or supporting fair wages. From a consumer’s […]

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