Posts tagged "earth day"

Today’s Lady News: Earth Day Edition!

It's the one day of the year we acknowledge this beautiful planet of ours and all the ways we've destroyed it!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 22, 2015

Duckfaces For Science: NASA Is Organizing A #GlobalSelfie For Earth Day

NASA has come up with a thoroughly modern way to celebrate Earth Day this year, and it's waaaaayyy easier than planting a tree or taking the bus. The most cutting edge scientific agency in the world wants you to take a selfie. Yes, seriously. The project is called #GlobalSelfie, and here's the lowdown from NASA's website: NASA…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 19, 2014

Watch ’90s Will Smith, Ice-T & Queen Latifah Rap About Earth Day

Guys, the '90s! The best! Here's a clip from a 1990 Earth Day special, featuring, oh, basically everyone who was famous in the '90s. While the entire special is about an hour long and features everyone from Neil Patrick Harris (NPH 4 LYFE) to Danny Devito, the Cosbys and the stars of "Thirtysomething," we thought…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 22, 2013

Earth Day In Hollywood: 5 Eco-Friendly Celebrity Moms

Hollywood is going green! Today, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day. In celebration, let's take a look at five green celebrity moms who inspire others to protect Mother Nature. Read more...

By: Celebrity Baby Scoop / April 22, 2012

Dealbreaker: He Doesn’t Believe In Global Warming

I should have known the relationship was doomed the moment he brought up his all-consuming hobby: race car driving. I spent an entire summer in the sticks of Ohio and Pennsylvania, feeling like an idiot as my then-boyfriend Sam, his dad, and a friend worked on the car, which was black and blue with a…

By: Marisa R. Cordova / April 22, 2011

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Advice For Living Eco-Friendly

Last week we asked you to share your best advice for living eco-friendly in exchange for The Frisky cotton tote bag. You all gave us some really awesome advice that we totally plan to add to our daily routine. We hope you all learned something too. See which readers had the best advice, though, after…

By: Annika Harris / April 30, 2010

Win This! The Frisky Cotton Tote Bag

We all want to be good to Mother Earth, but figuring out how to help without rearranging your whole life can be tricky. So here's our advice for becoming a little more green: Fold up a tote bag, and keep it in your purse at all times. Instead of letting cashiers put your purchases i…

By: The Frisky / April 22, 2010

Cheapskate: A Complete Earth Day Look

Wearing eco-friendly fashions doesn't mean you have to spend a small fortune. (Although Stella McCartney would like you to think otherwise.) In honor of Earth Day, we put together a whole eco-friendly, organic, and cruelty-free Cheapskate look that includes beauty products. Each item costs less than $70 $100. So what are you waiting for? Take…

By: Annika Harris / April 22, 2010

8 Tips For Eco-Friendly Dating

Since today is Earth Day and all, now's the perfect time to think about -- and implement -- ways you can be better about reducing, reusing, and recycling. We all know you can shop green, but you can also date green. Click through for eight eco-friendly dating tips.

By: Catherine Strawn / April 22, 2010

Mobama Is, Like, Obsessed With Monique Pean

With Earth Day quickly approaching, it's time to devote your attention to nature. Whether you're one of the smart few who regularly works to keep our planet healthy, or you've just become inspired as of late, it's important to recognize those who marry their talents with their passion to save the world. One jewelry designer…

By: Bianca Posterli / April 20, 2010

Kiehl’s + Celebs Make Earth Day Products We Can Support

Cue the Earth Month product marketing. Each year around this time, we start receiving dozens upon dozens of press releases heralding April launches that are so loosely tied to anything remotely environmentally-friendly we have to laugh. Refreshingly, there's no greenwashing here: Kiehl's (who maintains a recycling program in their stores), teamed up with Julianne Moore,…

By: Erin Flaherty / March 17, 2010

Earth Week Field Guide: The Earth Mother

Alas, it's the end of Earth Week. Now that you know all about Freegans, Locavores, Righteous Recyclers, and Eco-Consumers, let's peek at the Earth Mother. From Gaia, the Greek Goddess of the Earth, to Rachel Carson, whose Silent Spring kick-started the modern green movement in 1962, to Erin Brockovich, who continues to take on corporatio…

By: Deborah Stein / April 24, 2009

Earth Week Field Guide: The Eco-Consumer

Yep, it’s still Earth Week, y'all. So far, we've discussed the Freegan, the Locavore, and the Righteous Recycler. Now, let's turn our eyes towards Eco-Consumers, who aim to shop their way to a greener planet. You know, the ones who brush with organic toothpaste, wear clothes made from sustainable materials, and wipe with recycled TP.

By: Deborah Stein / April 23, 2009

How Many Catalogs Do You Get?

And how many of them do you actually want? Yesterday, I received six catalogs for quite possibly some of the most obscure clothing companies out there. The only one I was happy to keep was the Barneys one (which I had actually signed up for). As for Casual Living, Ulla Popken (I have no idea…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 23, 2009

Earth Week Field Guide: The Righteous Recycler

Big ups for Earth Day! On Monday, we gave you the skinny on Freegans, and yesterday we profiled Locavores. Today, we're loving on the Righteous Recycler. You know, that friend who picks your Diet Coke can out of the trash and keeps it until you pass a recycling bin, unplugs all electronics, and composts foodthing…

By: Deborah Stein / April 22, 2009

Loomstate’s Target Collection Debuts, Hits Bullseye

Being fashionable and eco-friendly at the same time can be less about the green in your clothes and more about the green in your wallet. Luckily, Loomstate, the organic clothing company known for its jeans and t-shirts, has launched a line with Target.

By: Leonora Epstein / April 22, 2009

Earth Week Field Guide: The Locavore

This week, we’re saying, “Thank you, Earth, for giving us life, and a home, and stuff," by celebrating folks trying hard to save the planet. Yesterday, we looked at freegans, people who dig their food out of the trash. Today, let's learn about Locavores, who live by the mantra: "Think globally, eat Locally." Not to…

By: Deborah Stein / April 21, 2009

Earth Week Field Guide: The Freegan

Holla, everyone! It's Earth Week. To celebrate, every day this week we're profiling a group of people who are hell-bent on saving the planet. We'll start with freegans, the peeps you see sorting through your trash and walking away with discarded lamps and leftover Chinese food.

By: Deborah Stein / April 20, 2009

Crave: Garbage Land by Elizabeth Royte (Win A Copy!)

Earth Day is next Wednesday, and it's high time you start realizing where the stuff you toss in your garbage can goes, because it doesn't just vanish. In Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash, author Elizabeth Royte explores what happens to the things you throw away, and what you should be doing to…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 17, 2009

Throw A Green Party

Tuesday was Earth Day, but now that the weekend is here, you can actually celebrate. Here are a few (pretty obvious) tips to help you get your green on. Everyone looks better when the lights are way down low. The Sun Jar captures energy throughout the day so you'll have five hours of its glowing…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 25, 2008
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