Founded by Graham Hill -TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, they strive to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information.
Eco Chick founded by Starre Vartan is a blog geared towards women. Starre founded Eco Chick in October of 2005 with the idea that women who cared about the planet needed a place of their own on the web. “Enabling individuals to clean up their lives also gives each and every person an opportunity to realize their impact natural environment, a principle imperative to real change."
Jetson Green is a daily updated magazine that's obsessed with green building and everything related to it, including sustainable architecture, good design, green prefab, clean technology in the built environment, affordable housing, and eco-friendly development. “Our goal is this: to help you become as obsessed with green building as we are. This is a place where curious, open-minded, demanding, entrepreneurial, and innovative readers are welcome."
Carbonica is a global brand and their carbon offsets fund reforestation and forest restoration programs in Central America. Carbonica is based on the principle that mitigation can only happen with carbon capture from the atmosphere, through large scale reforestation programs. “Anything less is bound to lead to an irreversible and run-away warming process."
Flipswap makes it easy to give mobile phones a second shot at life by offering fast, free and eco-friendly ways to trade them in. The average American buys a new cell phone every 12 months, which means more than one hundred million working phones become unused every year. Flipswap provides an easy way for consumers and businesses to make sure that these phones get put back into use by offering cash or store credit for them and then getting them into the hands of people that can’t afford a new phone.
Rezhub’s Green Travel Hub will connect you with eco-friendly travel options from green hotels to hybrid rental cars, and their Volunteer Travel Hub offers short-term "bite-sized" volunteer opportunities across the United States. Regardless of the trip you book you'll feel good knowing 20% of the proceeds are always donated back to environmental or volunteer organizations.
ecocard™ is the brand new family of environmentally friendly plastic card products from The Plastic Card Shop®. The ecocard™ range is the result of three years of extensive scientific research and development, and demonstrates the future direction and social responsibility of The Plastic Card Shop®. And they plant a tree for every single ecocard™ order they receive.
PLAN-IT Hardware is about making "green hardware" mainstream - making it easy for local, independent hardware stores and home improvement centers to offer greener, healthier, more energy efficient products. “Making greener product choices has a huge positive effect - reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving air and water quality, and making our homes and communities more livable. Now that's home improvement."
BuyGreen is a good source for green products. They offer a wide variety of quality products and an enjoyable shopping experience. “We believe that the power to make change rests with the individual consumer. The products you buy every day make a difference. Eco-friendly products are healthier for you and better for the planet."
Green Options Media’s rapidly growing network of environmentally-focused blogs provides users with a broad spectrum of information for making sustainable choices. Launched in February, 2007, Green Options Media has grown into a leader among “green” news and information sources aimed at general audiences.
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