All posts by emberliving

23Oct/07

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle your way to a greener life (if you live in the Los Angeles area, see my LA-specific post on recent recycling initiatives.) There is probably no clearer sign ofRead More…

25Sep/07

Great plastic mnemonic It can be difficult to remember which plastics are bad and which are “less bad” in terms of food storage, etc., because of the hormone mimicking and off-gassing propertiesRead More…

05Sep/07

A Yummy Vegetarian Recipe and Why eating less meat is good for the planet I was asked by a reader to post a vegetarian recipe that the whole family would love. ThisRead More…

09Aug/07

Why corn ethanol isn’t the answer to global warming There has been a lot of hype surrounding corn ethanol and we just want to help get the truth out. Bottom line? CornRead More…

02Aug/07

Water, water everywhere…but not a drop to drink (aka: tap vs. bottled water)We were recently asked to weigh-in on this question. Recently one of our favorite reference materials, The Green Guide, reportedRead More…

06Jul/07

rBST milk vs. organic milk I was asked to weigh-in on a recent OP-ED piece that appeared in the New York Times about rBST milk (aka: bST, bGH,rbGH, recombinant bovine growth hormone.)Read More…

02Jul/07

7/18/07 Update to recycling news: Just came from a sustainability related conference where Eric Garcetti said that we can now put styrofoam in our blue recycling bins. I called the Bureau ofRead More…

21May/07

5 Ways to Go Greener this Summer We live differently depending on the time of year, and since living a green life is all about being in tune with your surroundings andRead More…

16May/07

The Beauty of Signature Gifts If you’ve read my blog you know that I’m all about finding ways to make life more authentic while at the same time easier on you andRead More…