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Waste Management Phoenix Open a finalist for “Sport for the Environment” Award

By Dave Aardsma, chief sales and marketing officer
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When it comes to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, there are several numbers we’re all extremely proud of:

Five Ways Teams Go Green (and Fans Don’t Always Know It)

Tom Carpenter, Director of Sustainability Services, Waste Management
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From the tailgate, to the start of a game, to the mad dash out the parking lot, fans (especially “die-hards”) are familiar with the rituals of seeing their favorite team in action. It’s really a big celebration when you think about it. After all, where else do you see so many beverages, food and face paint than at a party?

PACT Apparel Releases Organic Cotton Fair Trade Certified™ Line

Line Includes First Ever Fair Trade Certified Baby Clothes
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BOULDER, CO, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  PACT, an ethical and organic apparel basics brand, announced today that it is releasing one of the largest organic cotton Fair Trade Certified™ lines by a US apparel brand. The line features 78 different items across 19 product styles including the first ever Fair Trade Certified™ baby clothes.

Vegan Man's Raw Carrot Ginger Soup

This tasty and easy cold soup recipe is perfect for hot summer days.
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On this episode of Conscious Living TV, Vegan Man whips up a tasty carrot ginger soup recipe that keeps 'em coming back for more. All you need is five simple ingredients, a blender and a juicer.

Q&A: How One Entrepreneur Set Out to Save Uganda's Forests—and Help Its Women

With Eco-Fuel Africa, Sanga Moses is building local enterprise that has deep impacts.
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Social entrepreneur Sanga Moses wants to save the forests of his native Uganda while improving the lives of its young girls at the same time.
 

Urban Eco-Tourism in Toronto

North America's greenest city offers travelers the best of sustainable luxury and adventure
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On this episode of Conscious Living, we travel north of the border to uncover the best of eco-tourism in Toronto.  From a fabulous stay in a luxury green hotel to a sustainable rooftop garden tour with one of the top chefs in Canada and a thrilling canoeing adventure, Toronto may have everything a tourist could expect from the greenest city in North America. To watch the episode click here.

The Best of D.C., Beyond The National Mall

Enjoy the Capital's rich culture, food and shopping beyond the usual tourist destinations
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By Bianca Alexander

For an authentic adventure in the Nation’s Capitol, step away from Museum Row and lose yourself in the bohemian U Street District. 

National Geographic Announces First Terra Watt Prize Winners

Posted by Chad Lipton
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National Geographic helped advance the cause of sustainable energy for off-grid communities by crowning the winners of the Terra Watt Prize — the first competition of its kind — on June 11 in Washington, D.C. As torchbearers for cleaner, safer, and cheaper energy alternatives for the global poor, co-champions Mera Gao Micro Grid Power (MGP) and EGG-energy Tanzania Limited (EGG) beat out over 50 other teams to split $250,000 in grant money to implement their winning ideas.
 

Stay Cool: Green Up Your Pool

Tips for making your summertime oasis, kinder on the planet.
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By Bianca Alexander

Summer is here, and that means it’s time to make sure the backyard pool is in tip-top shape. Pools can be a great oasis for keeping the family cool and happy, but we all know they require maintenance or they’ll quickly become a nightmare - or worse, a breeding ground for dangerous toxins. But there's no need to pollute the planet to maintain your favorite swimming hole. As a conscious consumer, opt for a 100% natural or salt-water pool, or simply consider more eco-friendly ways to care for your existing traditional pool. 

Styling the Ethical Man

Sustainable fashion takes it's seat at the head of the table this Father's Day.
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By Bianca Alexander

Unlike most animal species, historically, the human female has taken on the laborious and often exhilarating role of dressing flamboyantly in order to attract a mate she can depend on for protection and propagation of the species. As a result, in accordance with the law of supply and demand, fashion designers have gifted women with an entire arsenal of options for adorning and transforming themselves, from silk corsets to stilettos, ball gowns to ballet flats, kimono wrap dresses to kitten heels.

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