Greentraveller’s Guide to Somerset and Exmoor

Description: As part of our ongoing celebration of inspiring places to visit in the UK, we have produced a Greentraveller's Guide to Somerset and Exmoor, as well as a printed supplement and video. As part of our ongoing celebration of inspiring places to visit in the UK, we have produced a Greentraveller’s Guide to Somerset and Exmoor showcasing a range of tourism businesses that support sustainable rural tourism experiences.The guide includes 30 different ideas to

Longlist announced for Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel 2015

Description: The longlist for the 2015 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel has been announced, including six sustainable travel schemes from the UK, plus two from Belgium and two from France. The longlist for the 2015 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel has been announced, including six sustainable travel schemes from the UK, plus two from Belgium and two from France.The 10 projects are now in with the chance of sharing the £30,000 prize fund following a rigorous judging process, which will select four finalists in March

Urban Jungle: Singapore Leads the Way on Green Space

Singapore is a giant in the corporate and financial sectors. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s also a haven for nature.

Harriet Green denied bonus by Thomas Cook in 2014 – The Guardian

The GuardianHarriet Green denied bonus by Thomas Cook in 2014The GuardianThe benefits she received during 2014 – which included the cost of Green living in Brown's Hotel in Mayfair during the week – also decreased by 18% to £152,991, helped by a 31% reduction in accommodation costs after she agreed to share the bill at one …and more »

Restaurant Report: Café ArtScience in Cambridge, Mass.

A Harvard bioengineering professor opens his latest venture, which aims to blend a French-American menu with palatable technology.

Cool Interactive Tool Shows You How Taxpayer Money Could Be Spent Instead of Subsidizing Big Oil

You can select from among five lucrative subsidies and tax breaks given to oil and gas companies and then learn what it could be…The post Cool Interactive Tool Shows You How Taxpayer Money Could Be Spent Instead of Subsidizing Big Oil appeared first on EcoWatch.

Senate Debates Keystone XL Hitting Hard on Impacts to Climate

“What’s going on here is that the Republican party has become the political wing of the fossil fuel industry. There’s always been a trend to…The post Senate Debates Keystone XL Hitting Hard on Impacts to Climate appeared first on EcoWatch.

Photo: Bee feeds on a fuchsia thistle

A thistle flowerhead offers this honey bee the perfect place to find a meal.

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid unveiled with 22-mile range and 93 MPGe efficiency

Hyundai’s first plug-in hybrid.

GTM Research Identifies Regulatory Developments Driving the Utility of the Future

Across the country, utilities are beginning to confront the most dramatic transformation of their business in the past century. They face challenges from customer-owned distributed energy resources (DERs), as well as opportunities in the form of smarter distribution grid technology and analytics, both of which lead to new models for electricity delivery and consumption. Regulators will be solely responsible for designing these models, with an emphasis on fostering innovation and improvement while maintaining reliability and containing costs. For

Worries About Consumers Cutting Utility Ties Are Overblown, Say Moody’s Analysts

Many years ago, utilities awoke to a threat that an industry trade group warned might cause “major disruptions” to electricity supplies. Worries about the threat ran all the way up to the White House and Congress, where politicians predicted an unraveling of the electric system. “I think we're no longer at the point of asking whether or not there will be any power disruptions, but we are now forced to ask how severe the disruptions are going to be,” said Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd. No, these warnings were not about a utility death spiral. They were about Y2K, the overhyped doomsday scenario for glitchy computers that never materialized. A

2 Eco Body Lotions + a Skin Softening Trick

Raise your hand if you’ve got crocodile skin! Winter is just so darned mean sometimes – as if freezing our buns wasn’t bad enough. Aside from moving to the tropics (which by the way sounds extremely tempting right now), the best way to combat dry, flaky, itchy skin is to find a body lotion that can stand up to winter’s…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

Celebrate Renewal With a Pine Bath

The pine tree is a popular symbol of the new year around the globe. It signifies renewal, power, and longevity. Many cultures believed that it made one youthful and it helped to ward off illness and disease. I can certainly see the association when I see the tall, strong, evergreen pines among the winter landscape when all it’s comrades look like puny shadows of their former glory. When the days are dark and the going is tough, pine trees stand out majestically…as if to say “Nothing keeps me down!” Turns out that the the qualities of pine go far beyond looks however and

How Can I Find Time to Make Healthy Choices?

For the original post, visit Accidentally Green – Making healthy decisions that honor God and happen to help the environmnent. Life is busy. (Is it just me, or does all of today’s technology just seem to make life even busier?) And in the hurried pace of day-to-day living, it’s easy to push aside healthy or green choices. How many times have you found yourself thinking: I’m in a rush! I need supper fast. There’s no way I can make a healthy meal tonight. My house is a wreck! I have one hour I can devote to cleaning. There’s no chance I can attempt a safer cleaning routine today. I have a million things on my to-do list!

Top Ten Beauty Products of 2014

Press Sample Affiliate Link Top Ten Tuesday: Here are 10 beauty products I discovered in 2014 that I am STILL excited about… NARSissist Smoky Eye Compact – Now I love me some wild eye shadow colors. But what palette did I reach for most this year? This classic stunner. All three shades are buttery soft, finely milled and provide fabulous color payoff for a beautiful brown based smoky eye. Buy it here: NARS Smoky Eye Kit ($59, with a brush and liner) Dove Deep Moisture Nourishing Body Wash – Imagine my delight when I discovered a drugstore body wash that gives you skin so soft that you don’t even need

Pura d’or: Premium Organic Conditioner (16 fl. oz.)

Our Premium Organic Conditioner is made from 99% vegetable base ingredients. It is free of sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), DEA, parabens, gluten, artificial colors, artificial fragrances and harsh preservatives. It is derived from coconut and vegetable proteins to hydrate, heal and repair damaged hair from root to end without adding weight or buildup. This gentle […]

ALLPOWERS™ 7W Solar Foldable Panel Charger External Charger Pack USB Portable Backup Power Bank for iPhone 6 5s 5c 5 4s 4, Samsung Galaxy S5 S4 S3, Blackberry, OPPO, LG, PDA, GPS Units, Digital Camera, Video Camera, PSP Video Games, Bluetooth Headset, IPOD Digital Products & All Other USB Compatible Devices

“Your Satisfaction is our Highest Priority”, contact us firstly if you have any question ALLPOWERS solar charger, maybe it is the best charger ALLPOWERS is a company in combination with solar and battery application design, development, production and sales. The ALLPOWERS power charger allows you to charge the external battery anywhere at any time. Get […]

Green Toys My First Tugboat, Yellow

There’s no end to the Good Green Fun young sailors can have with the Green Toy Tugboat. This colorful craft floats great, and has a wide spout to scoop and pour water. Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk containers that save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, our trusty Tugboat is both […]

Philips 451906 19-watt LED Household A21 Light Bulb, Soft White

Philips 451906 19 Watt dimmable AmbientLED A21 replaces your standard 100 Watt incandescent, providing you with up to 2.75 of energy savings over the life of the bulb. It has an extra long lifetime of up to 22.8 years, reducing the hassle of frequent light bulb replacements. This standard A-shape LED is ideal for household […]

Aladdin Blank Canvas Mug 16oz

MAKE IT YOUR OWN. Take your creative side by the hand (or handle) and get to work on your Blank Canvas Mug. It can display just about anything you can dream up – original artwork, photos, even your beloved sticker collection. Or, get online at and upload photos to a printable template. Either way, […]

Pendaflex Recycled Standard 1/5-Cut Tab Hanging File Folders, 25 per Pack, Green (81602)

Pendaflex Essentials Hanging File Folders, Letter Size, 5 Tab Position, Standard Green, 25 Per Box, 81602 $ 8.00