With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably looking for a way to show mom how much you really care. What if the products you give (or enjoy) this Mother’s Day could also celebrate moms around the world?
This year World Fair Trade Day falls on the same weekend as Mother’s Day (May 12th), highlighting a natural connection between the two holidays and the opportunity to focus on the positive impact that Fair Trade has on the lives of so many mothers around the world. When you buy Fair Trade products, you are helping ensure that women can build a brighter future for their families and become leaders in their communities. That’s why our theme for Mother’s Day this year is Moms Make a World of Difference. Continue reading
A dentist providing care to a child in Buenos Aires supported by our Giving Parter, Todos Juntos.
Did you know that Americans toss about 50 million pounds of plastic toothbrushes into landfills every year?
Concerned with the way our everyday purchases are affecting people and the planet, Smiles for the People recently launched an adult toothbrush made entirely of bamboo. The brush is biodegradable and uses limited paper packaging from sustainable forests.
Here’s the best part, though: for every toothbrush you buy, Smiles for the People will donate the equivalent of ONE toothbrush to a child in need of dental care. Continue reading
Posted in Bed & Bath, Business, CSR, Goods, Services & Product Design, Green Business, Green Marketing, Health
Tagged bamboo, eco home, education, sustainability, sustainable, toothbrush
March 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Shop. Taste. Learn. Play. Be inspired by influential speakers and find thousands of innovative products and services that are good for your health and the environment.
What: The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to workable solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. This three-day event offers inspiration for all ages and features influential speakers, innovative products, educational demonstrations and fun activities for the entire family. Continue reading
Smart electric meters provide a platform for energy efficiency improvements, new customer services, and network optimization. To achieve those goals across Europe, more than 30 million meters will need to be deployed annually during the peak years of activity, and major upgrade programs will need to be executed simultaneously in Europe’s largest countries, along with many smaller projects across a diverse range of countries and utilities. According to a recent report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, nearly 70 percent of all electric meters in Europe (and 90 percent in Western Europe) will be smart by 2020. Continue reading
Posted in Alternative Energy, Energy, Energy Management, Environment, Green Business, Green Living, Home Energy, Smart Grid, Sustainability News, Technology
Tagged eco home, electric, energy, environment, smart grid, smart meters