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Mysterious Mass Animal Deaths Redux

This is a healthy pelican – quite beautiful. Unfortunately, very sick pelicans are falling out of the sky these days. It’s one of many recent alarming indicators from our fellow creatures that things are seriously wrong. Hundreds of sick pelicans have fallen to the ground from Mexico to Oregon, smashing […]

The Quiet in the Notes

QuoteDaily quotes at EcoSalon. Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. – Maya Angelou image: Theoddnote

Rise of the Superbugs

Imagine this: You’re having a normal day until you gradually notice a little sore throat and begin to feel a tad feverish. You assume you must have the flu. You go to bed and rest. The next day, you can barely breathe, and you rush to the hospital. Things go […]

Roadtripping Across America: Nebraska to California

Fashion writer Johanna Björk continues her drive from New York City to Ojai, California, eating good food the entire way. During the first part of my six day roadtrip across America, I made it through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and about half of Nebraska, all […]

Wall Flowers: Vertical Gardening Made Easy

You’ve heard the old refrain: if walls could talk. But what if your walls could live? Vertical gardening is a growing trend that’s popping up in museum exhibits, retail stores and private residences around the world. In addition to being beautiful, vertical gardens are low-maintenance and can thrive both indoors […]

How Green Is the Birth Control Pill?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the FDA’s approval of the birth control pill. The pill was first envisioned by family planning crusader Margaret Sanger as a remedy to the debilitating cycle of perpetual pregnancy for married women. Sanger’s own mother died at the age of 50 after 18 […]

Durable Pet Toys from Eco-Minded Companies

Recently, there has been an increase in the number of eco-friendly pet toys available. Many boast earth-friendly fabrics, non-toxic dyes, and healthy manufacturing. While that’s great news for concerned pet owners, many also have elevated price tags and construction that doesn’t withstand playful puppies. I must confess: My dogs destroy […]

An Inconvenient Roof: Al Gore’s Controversial Lodgings

From the Hill… I just couldn’t let this one go by. And it pains me to bring it up. But let’s talk about a few inconvenient truths. Who’d have thought that President Bill Clinton was the eco-friendly “bad boy” of the Clinton-Gore administration? He made intimate phone calls to his […]

We Heart Our Readers: Elizabeth of icouldsewdothat

Editor’s Note: Thanks to you, we are feeling the love. To show our gratitude, we are profiling some of our most cherished readers who often stop by to see what we have cooking on the site. Please make them feel welcome by saying hello! Name: Elizabeth Jones Location: Baltimore, MD […]

Shade Grown Hollywood: 10 Tabloid Tips for a Hollywood Body

ColumnWhere celebrity goes conscious. When she stepped out with Sean Penn for a breezy walk on a Hollywood trail, Scarlett Johansson committed several unspeakable acts. First, she had forgone her Spanx under her workout wear, second, she was wearing leggings, best friends to the muffin top, and third, she had […]

2 Double Duty Cleaners Go Beyond Dish Washing

I don’t know what it looks like under your kitchen sink, but mine is jammed-packed with recycling bins, garbage bags, cleaning supplies and old plastic grocery bags, waiting to be reused. It’s one of those spots in the house that could never be big enough. That’s why the new double […]

Seeing the Gulf From Above

A picture is worth a thousand words. The expression may sound cliche, but in the conservation movement, it couldn’t be more true. In the day and age of quick soundbites and short attention spans, when it comes to promoting a cause, grabbing people’s attention is key. We need more than […]

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Kindred Black: A Sustainable Approach to the Luxury Lifestyle

According to owners Alice Wells and Jennifer Francis, Kindred Black is your destination for luxury lifestyle goods that are eco-responsible, craftsman produced, and ethically manufactured. In addition to unique and one-of-a-kind home goods, the online retailer also sells new and vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories, and apothecary products. Today we’re going […]

Contemporary Art That Beautifully Raises Awareness

It can be beautiful, strange, intriguing, riveting, and emotionally moving – or a combination thereof. And sometimes contemporary art is the perfect medium for spreading awareness about the environmentally and socially conscious messages the masses need to hear. Below we’ve chosen four artists to feature who have dedicated their life’s […]

EcoSalon’s Fair Trade Fashion Guide

Welcome to EcoSalon’s Fair Trade Fashion Guide—your destination for sustainable and ethical fashion alternatives! Learn all about the benefits of Fair Trade, who’s making great Fair Trade fashion, and where to find it! What is Fair Trade Fashion? Fair Trade certified fashion is considered clothing and accessories made from materials produced in a way that helps producers in developing […]

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Kindred Black: A Sustainable Approach to the Luxury Lifestyle

According to owners Alice Wells and Jennifer Francis, Kindred Black is your destination for luxury lifestyle goods that are eco-responsible, craftsman produced, and ethically manufactured. In addition to unique and one-of-a-kind home goods, the online retailer also sells new and vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories, and apothecary products. Today we’re going […]

Contemporary Art That Beautifully Raises Awareness

It can be beautiful, strange, intriguing, riveting, and emotionally moving – or a combination thereof. And sometimes contemporary art is the perfect medium for spreading awareness about the environmentally and socially conscious messages the masses need to hear. Below we’ve chosen four artists to feature who have dedicated their life’s […]