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Great Green Ideas…Earth Friendly Thinking

Coconut Oil, a Superfood

September 26, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Essential Oils, Food

 What an AMAZING food, culinary treat, so very Wonderful – from Nutiva. ‘Coconut is one of the world’s most nourishing superfoods. This creamy taste of the tropics is great for sautéing and baking, enhancing your favorite recipes, and body care. Our virgin coconut oil is cold-pressed and never refined, deodorized or bleached! Savor its rich [...]

Jib Ellison, The CEO Whisperer

September 25, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Corporate Green, Discover earth, Energy Saving

THE CEO WHISPERER  … an excerpt from the book, Force of Nature by Business Book Summaries Authors: Humes, Edward By age 30, Jib Ellison achieved a reputation as one of the top river rafters in the world, and he built a network of current and former corporate chiefs who sought him to lead their company-sponsored river [...]

Force of Nature

September 25, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Books, Corporate Green, Toxic Products

Wal-Mart has embarked upon an unprecedented green makeover. The company’s move reflects the simple yet compelling philosophy that the most sustainable, clean, energy-efficient, and waste-free company will beat its competitors every time. Wal-Mart dispelled the long-held belief that going green kills jobs and profits, as it has been able to boost its bottom line even [...]

The Most Natural Organic Pool You Can Build Yourself

September 02, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding, Toxic Products

The Most Natural Organic Pool You Can Build Yourself There are many reasons to avoid chlorinated pools, most of all due to your health and the environment. Natural Pools allow nature to provide hygienic water for swimming. The vibrant ecology of plants and animals condition the water so there is no need for any chemical [...]

A Baby Wombat with a Bright Future

September 02, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding

Kinglake Ranger Kim Hunter’s passion is caring for orphaned native animals and birds. And who wouldn’t love this baby wombat? Its mother was hit and killed by a car and it weighed just 300 grams when she rescued it. Spring is a particularly busy time, with mothers foraging to feed themselves and their young babies. [...]

Superfood your summer with Nutiva

August 06, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Food, Health and Beauty

Nothing says summer like a refreshing glass of iced tea. Kick the traditional beverage up a notch with recipes from superfoods brand,Nutiva, and Numi Organic Tea. They’ve combined both Nutiva’s Organic Black and White chia seeds with Numi’s Organic Tea blends for a treat that’s both nutritious and satisfying. Chia seeds are a rich source of [...]

Green Lighting: Is It Worth It?

August 04, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Energy Saving

The average 100 watt soft white light bulb costs $1.50 and lasts 750 hours. When shopping for light bulbs, the bulb with the lowest price sticker often wins over the bulb with the most efficiency— although it’s initially cheaper, it’s not the most economic option long-term. Many shoppers don’t take the time to calculate which bulb is [...]

Telling your Company’s Story

July 27, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding

Every company has a story: How did the company start? Who started it? Where did it start? (a garage, an old warehouse, a stately bank building?) Why does it have it’s name? How many employees were there at the begining? You’ll see how history helps shape the vision and values. There are so many ways [...]

Oregon Wind Farm

July 25, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Corporate Green, Discover earth, Energy Saving

Locally owned wind farm provides clean energy to rural Oregon A clean source of energy for the community and a family business: Those are the results after Randy Joseph of Lime, Ore., pursued New Markets Tax Credits to fund a utility-scale wind farm in his rural community. Wells Fargo provided a $2.3 million New Markets [...]

Understanding the Air You Breathe

July 21, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Garden /Plants, Health and Beauty

Indoor Air Quality.   With asthma in children reaching alarming percentages and toxins invading our own personal air space it is time to think about this issue.  Heather – thank you for sharing this information!  Let’s look more closely at: Home Air Quality Changes YOU can make to air quality References for future study English [...]