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Sundara Spa
Mar 3, 2015

Sundara Spa

 
Going to the spa is time for relaxation. Taking the time out of your life to take care of yourself and giving your mind and body the opportunity to relax is important for your overall physical and mental health. However, if you are concerned about the environmental impacts of the spa you are going to, you may be plagued with guilt instead of enjoying your pampering experience. Choose the spa you wish to go to carefully in order…
 
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Green Planet Films
Feb 16, 2015

Green Planet Films

 
Many people around the world are becoming more and more concerned about the welfare of our planet. Getting accurate, and complete information about the various troubles as well as miracles of our Earth can be difficult. There are too many unreliable sources on the internet, and it can be difficult to find the concrete data amongst all the false information. There is a company that aims to change all that. Green Planet Films was founded in 2003…
 
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Jardinière Restaurant
Jan 7, 2015

Jardinière Restaurant

 
If you’re on the west coast looking for a unique, locally sourced restaurant, look no further than the bay. Nestled in the San Francisco Bay is Jardinière, a restaurant whose menu is ever growing and changing with the season and what meat, dairy or produce is available locally. Just because Jardinière is supplied by local farms doesn’t mean its ambiance is that of a farmer’s market. Jardinière is actually a very chic and romantic high end restaurant…
 
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Origins
Dec 23, 2014

Origins

 
People in this day and age are becoming more and more cautious about the kinds of body care products they use. Parabens, phthalates, and formaldehyde are all found in many popular name brand skin, hair and beauty products. It’s difficult to find a brand you can trust. Thankfully, there is a company that has a solid, trustworthy line of hair, makeup and skin products that are not only safe, but derived directly from nature, amplified with cutting…
 
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Miette Parisian Pastry Shop
Aug 16, 2014

Miette Parisian Pastry Shop

 
From the pretty cookie boxes tied with satin ribbon to the enticing bags of caramels, it’s obvious from the moment you see a product from Miette why this little pastry shop is one of San Francisco’s most loved. From humble beginnings at a Farmer’s Market, the shop has grown to become one of the ten best pastry shops in the world, as recognized by Conde Nast. Start with the beautiful Parisian atmosphere that carries from shop displays to…
 
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The Spa at The Woodstock Inn & Resort
Aug 2, 2014

The Spa at The Woodstock Inn & Resort

 
Nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont, facing the quaint Village Square in the heart of the town of Woodstock, is a place where visitors and travelers can relax, refresh, and rejuvenate in Eco-friendly style. It’s The Spa at The Woodstock Inn & Resort, offering a full menu of services to help restore mind, body and soul whether you’ve just come in from an exhilarating ski run, a round of golf at Vermont’s oldest course, or simply to…
 
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The Orange Owl
Jul 13, 2014

The Orange Owl

 
Everyone knows the old adage “You are what you eat,” but we’re learning that what we put on our bodies is almost as important as what goes in our bodies. Everyone loves to look good, smell great, and have soft, smooth skin, but if you’ve checked out the ingredient list of some of your favorite body care products, you may be alarmed to discover that you’re exposing yourself to chemicals, toxins, and harsh agents every day. Fortunately for…
 
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New World Library
Jun 3, 2014

New World Library

 
The popular saying is that a picture is worth a thousand words, but it’s often words that have the power to change lives. For more than 35 years, New World Library has been a publisher that proves the power of books to inspire, motivate, and teach. With a backlist of over 500 titles from popular authors such as Eckhart Tolle, Mother Teresa, Deepak Chopra, and Joseph Campbell, plus thirty-five new titles published yearly, New World Library aims to…
 
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Quiessence at The Farm
Apr 20, 2014

Quiessence at The Farm

 
Walk down the rustic country lane behind Phoenix, Arizona’s The Farm at South Mountain, and you’ll be rewarded not only with stunning nature views and the beautiful gardens, but at the end of your short journey, you’ll find a charming 1930’s ranch house that offers a delight for your taste buds. Quiessence at The Farm delivers diners a true farm to table experience as evidenced by their seasonal menu filled with dishes that make use of locally grown…
 
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EO Personal Care Products
Mar 18, 2014

EO Personal Care Products

 
As we learn more about the effects of what we put on and in our bodies, it’s only logical to seek out better, healthier, more Eco-friendly versions of the products that we use. However, this is not often an easy task. For one thing, the labeling and marketing of everyday products such as soap, hair products, deodorant, and other personal care items are at best confusing, and at worst deceptive. We want safe, healthy products that actually work…
 
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Mii amo Spa
Feb 24, 2014

Mii amo Spa

 
It could be the soaring red rocks contrasted against the brilliant blue sky. It could be the peaceful and storied Native American culture of the surrounding area, influencing the available treatments and appearance of this luxurious getaway. Or, it could be the chance to transform your stress, your health, your mind, and your physical well-being with the beneficial packages offered at this destination spa. No matter which reason speaks most to you, the outcome will be the same. The…
 
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C.H.E.K Institute
Jan 25, 2014

C.H.E.K Institute

 
Are you a medical practitioner, fitness trainer, or health professional looking to expand your knowledge and take that next step in your career? The C.H.E.K Institute can help you expand your knowledge base as a coach, trainer, health care provider, or specialist so you are poised to better serve your clients and take your income potential to the next level. You’ll have access to resources, courses with available certification opportunities, training, web-based learning opportunities and support for your career…
 
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Sublime Restaurant
Dec 15, 2013

Sublime Restaurant

 
If you love delicious cuisine and healthy eating, and are searching for a new dining experience in South Florida, you’ll be happy you found Sublime Restaurant. The vegan menu is all natural and so delicious; you’ll forget you’re not eating meat! Not only does Sublime want to provide their guests with the most nutritious and best tasting menu around, they strive to do so while promoting animal rights and offering diners a fine dining experience. If it seems…
 
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Bastyr University
Nov 12, 2013

Bastyr University

 
A growing body of scientific evidence and patient outcomes shows that integrating natural health concepts with traditional medical techniques and knowledge can better treat the whole patient, leading to better health, a more complete and compassionate course of treatment, and a broader base of knowledge for physicians, nurses, and other health practitioners. Up until the late 1970's, doctors and medical professionals who used natural medicine had to learn from those who came before them, or piece together their…
 
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 Good For You Girls
Oct 27, 2013

Good For You Girls

 
It seems to happen from one day to the next. Your daughter has smooth, clear, soft skin... then one day she wakes up to acne, oily skin, dry skin, or a combination of skin issues. Add to this allergies or sensitive skin, and your daughter may have a recipe for disaster. Why is this? Because combined with normal teenage skin issues, your daughter is also being sold skin cleansers, moisturizers, toners, lotions, and makeup that could end up…
 
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Deer Lake Lodge Organic Spa
Oct 8, 2013

Deer Lake Lodge Organic Spa

 
When you see metal shipping containers, do you think . . . spa? Maybe not, but the owners of Deer Lake Lodge in Montgomery, TX, did when they were planning the design for their destination spa resort. Not only do guests of this luxury resort and naturopathic detoxification spa get to enjoy custom treatments and relaxing experiences, plus gorgeous natural scenery, but they get to do it all in a sustainable and Earth-friendly resort that enhances the physical…
 
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Priti NYC
Sep 22, 2013

Priti NYC

 
Any fashion conscious girl knows that it’s the little details that can make or break an outfit. A well-placed accessory or just the right shoe can add that little spark that takes a look from flat to fabulous. Another little detail that can show you're up on the most modern trends is the colors on your finger and toe nails. They can change to reflect the season, your mood, your outfit, or can be as demure or bold…
 
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Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar
Aug 10, 2013

Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar

 
If you’ve never experienced the difference between a standard restaurant meal and a fresh farm-to-table restaurant meal, then you’re in for a real treat at the Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar, Seattle, Washington’s unique sustainable and locally-grown dining experience. Copperleaf is located on the grounds of the Cedarbrook Lodge, where diners can look out over the beautiful landscape artistry, the nearby stand of cedar trees, and the Terrace's glowing wood-burning outdoor fireplace. Food served at Copperleaf is carefully sourced…
 
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Naropa University
Jun 23, 2013

Naropa University

 
At Boulder, Colorado's Naropa University, students are inspired by world-class professors - people awarded Grammy awards and Fulbright fellowships, take challenging classes involving their minds and their hearts, all while gaining awareness into their inner selves. A full roster of traditional and untraditional graduate and undergraduate degree programs just hint at the rich experience to be found here. There's much that goes on at Naropa that is unlike many other institutions of higher learning. Students leave Naropa University with…
 
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Naturopathica Healing Arts Center and Spa
Jun 8, 2013

Naturopathica Healing Arts Center and Spa

 
At Naturopathica, every ingredient has a purpose. From the lavender oil used in the “Nirvana” massage to the plant stem cells that are part of the East Hampton, New York, Healing Arts Center and Spa’s facial, each ingredient is carefully selected by founder Barbara Close for use in Naturopathica’s unique skin care products. The reason for this is simple: many skin care products, even the ones that have “natural” on the labels, can contain synthetic ingredients that irritate…
 
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Olive Natural Beauty
May 25, 2013

Olive Natural Beauty

 
Did you know that olive oil has been helping people enjoy smooth, hydrated, youthful-looking skin for almost five thousand years? Most people know about the benefits of using extra virgin olive oil for cooking, but it’s all the natural benefits of olive oil as a skin care ingredient that provides the basis for Olive Natural Beauty products. Not only are the products in this skin care collection handmade in small batches in the kitchen of founder Jess Lauren,…
 
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Afterglow Cosmetics
Apr 16, 2013

Afterglow Cosmetics

 
For most women, putting on makeup is part of their daily routine. Whether worn to enhance certain features, bring about a healthy glow, or mask a perceived imperfection, for many the makeup is as important as the shoes we slip on our feet, or the outfit we put on. Many women have their preferred brands, styles, and colors of makeup. Yet the combination of chemicals, dyes, preservatives, and fillers in many commercial makeup products leave a large percentage…
 
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Frontera Grill and Topolobampo
Apr 7, 2013

Frontera Grill and Topolobampo

 
Behind the front door and bar of the Frontera Grill in Chicago lies two restaurants that are distinctly different, yet both offer the delicious flavors of Mexico using fresh ingredients, authentic flavors, and organic farm produced fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses. Both the brainchild of celebrity chef Rick Bayless, these “sister” restaurants are characterized by their distinct atmospheres and dishes, yet both share the owner's commitment to green practices, fresh ingredients and the support of sustainable farms and…
 
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Vermont Law School
Mar 25, 2013

Vermont Law School

 
Combining a passion for the law with the desire to do good in the world is a noble way to help create change on a local, national, or global level. How does one who is interested in using knowledge of the law to address such issues as climate change, energy use, protecting wildlife and habitats, or environmental advocacy get the necessary skills and education to pursue this specialized course of law study? The Vermont Law School offers comprehensive…
 
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Ummelina International Day Spa
Mar 5, 2013

Ummelina International Day Spa

 
A trip to the Ummelina International Day Spa isn't your typical day at the spa. Instead, Ummelina strives to give their guests the ultimate spa experience using only the most effective treatments and the best ingredients from across the globe so you will leave feeling refreshed, peaceful, and beautiful inside and out. Founded in 1986 on the idea that an effective spa experience should help bring about both health and balance to spa guests, Seattle's first spa was…
 
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Greenbody Greenplanet
Feb 13, 2013

Greenbody Greenplanet

 
Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to find a truly safe yet effective shampoo and conditioner? Maybe the shampoo you tried that was good for the environment didn't make your hair feel clean, or you had to use too much in order for it to work. Or the conditioner didn't untangle your hair and you had to spend extra time combing it out. Yet you know the products you find on store shelves, or even in…
 
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M Cafe
Jan 22, 2013

M Cafe

 
If you've ever heard of macrobiotic cuisine, you may think it's only something celebrities eat. We've heard of Hollywood's elite actresses and the macrobiotic diet they use to keep their figures trim and film-ready, and may assume that it's not something everyone can enjoy eating. However, one bite of the fresh dishes prepared at M Cafe will be enough to convince anyone that macrobiotic food is delicious, nutritious and perfect for a healthy meal away from home. Macrobiotics, as…
 
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Ambrosia Lifestyle
Jan 14, 2013

Ambrosia Lifestyle

 
The start of the new year is a great time to reassess your health goals, or to make good on your commitment to better health. Ambrosia Lifestyle is a wellness company that can provide you with the support, training and knowledge needed to live a healthier, more balanced life, no matter what your fitness, nutrition, or wellness goals are. Founded by Liza Pitsirilos, a Yoga instructor, wellness consultant, and health educator, Ambrosia Lifestyle can help you design a…
 
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Bamboomo
Jan 5, 2013

Bamboomo

 
Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on the planet, with a record-setting potential of three feet of growth per day and maximum height of forty feet to over ninety feet recorded in some parts of the world. What does this fact have to do with linens, towels and robes? Plenty, according to co-founder of Bamboomo Kendra Moore, who says "Providing luxury items woven from 100% bamboo viscose, Bamboomo takes advantage of the unique qualities of bamboo…
 
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NAIWBE Natural As I Wanna Be
Dec 22, 2012

NAIWBE Natural As I Wanna Be

 
What you put on your skin is as important as what goes into your body. Eating healthy, natural, organic food is better for your health, benefits farmers and growers, and is better for the environment. So it only makes sense to complement that with putting healthy, natural, organic skin care products on your body. Sylvia Williams was a healthcare professional who thought having organic and environmentally friendly skin care products was so important that she set about creating…
 
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Jurlique
Dec 3, 2012

Jurlique

 
Glowing, healthy skin is the focus of Jurlique's natural skin and body products, and the approach the company takes to making their product lines may take many by surprise. When most people think about innovation and the latest technology, experimentation in a laboratory might come to mind. Jurlique produces innovative and technologically advanced beauty and skin care products, no lab required. Instead, the ingredients for Jurlique products come from the rolling hills of a 153-acre farm in Adelaide…
 
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Natural Body Spa and Shop
Oct 29, 2012

Natural Body Spa and Shop

 
The spa experience is supposed to be many things: relaxing, invigorating, nurturing. At Natural Body Spa and Shop, a full-service day spa and retailer of health and wellness products, the spa experience will be all those things and environmentally friendly, too. From their natural approach to spa treatments, to their organic products, to their sustainable locations, Natural Body Spa and Shop is as committed to the environment as they are to their clients. Since opening the first Natural Body…
 
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Vital Choice Wild Seafood and Organics
Oct 21, 2012

Vital Choice Wild Seafood and Organics

 
Recent news articles have further reported about the dangers of eating too much fish when it contains mercury. On the other hand, nutrition and health news shows that eating fish is beneficial for your body and your mind. If you love seafood and are worried about eating too much mercury, you may wonder if there is another way to enjoy the fish you love. At Vital Choice Wild Seafood and Organics, their sustainable seafood is also healthier for…
 
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Cornell University Press
Oct 13, 2012

Cornell University Press

 
In our age of advanced technology, it is still an unmatched feeling to open a brand new book. Although tablets and e-readers are gaining in popularity, many people still prefer the look, feel, and portability of a book, and Cornell Press University is making sure that creating books doesn't create a burden on our environment. Through a commitment to reducing their ecological footprint and encouraging other publishers to do the same, Cornell University Press is showing that producing…
 
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Josie Maran Cosmetics
Sep 11, 2012

Josie Maran Cosmetics

 
Josie Maran may be best known for her modeling and acting careers, but that may change as her namesake cosmetics company grows in its luxury, eco-friendly niche. Unable to find the kind of makeup she was looking for while traveling the world for her career, she decided to do what the naysayers said she couldn't: create her own line of cosmetics. With Josie Maran Cosmetics, there is finally a line of eco-friendly makeup products that are pure, gentle,…
 
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Cygalle Healing Spa
Aug 15, 2012

Cygalle Healing Spa

 
Wouldn’t it be nice to have that spa experience no matter where you are? That’s the idea behind Cygalle Healing Spa, a spa management company with a holistic skincare line, a mobile spa service and brick and mortar spas within luxury hotels and condos. No matter where you are, you can take advantage of Cygalle’s good-for-your-skin products or relaxing services. The best part, aside from how good you will look and feel after, is that all of the…
 
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Spoon
Jul 29, 2012

Spoon

 
Pittsburgh, PA is home to a restaurant that fits perfectly into the city’s renaissance transitioning from a “Steel City” towards a leading “green city”.  Opened in July 2010, Spoon received national exposure when it was voted a “Top 10 New Restaurant in the US” by Gayot review.  Since then, Spoon has become a favorite destination for discerning food enthusiasts that seek new and exciting dishes offered in a sustainably sourced manner. Located in the bustling east end of Pittsburgh,…
 
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Duquesne University
Jul 19, 2012

Duquesne University

 
Pittsburgh, the “Steel City,” may seem like an unlikely place for a cutting edge MBA program that emphasizes environmental responsibility, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.  One of the most livable cities in America, Pittsburgh has undergone a green renaissance.  In 2009, the city ranked seventh in the United States for LEED certified buildings, including a cutting edge convention center.  City and county government have sustainability officials, “sustainable prosperity” tops the agenda for the Allegheny Conference…
 
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Tropic Spa Home Mist Tanning System
Jun 12, 2012

Tropic Spa Home Mist Tanning System

 
We all know by now that tanning is a dangerous beauty regimen. News reports have long highlighted the dangers of tanning in the sun, and recently brought new information on the dangers of indoor tanning beds. However, most of us feel better with a nice, healthy glow. What if there was a way to achieve this look in your own home using a convenient system that was completely safe for your health? Now there is, thanks to the…
 
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Sagestone Spa & Salon at Red Mountain Resort
May 22, 2012

Sagestone Spa & Salon at Red Mountain Resort

 
The view from the Sagestone Spa & Salon is truly breathtaking. A dramatic blue sky dotted with high clouds meets soaring red rock cliffs and black lava rocks, for a view that is every bit as relaxing and unique as the spa treatments guests of the Sandstone will receive. Located within the Red Mountain Resort, in St. George, Utah, the Sagestone Spa & Salon was named one of the country's top spas by Conde Nast Traveler, Forbes.com, Fodor's…
 
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Wilshire Restaurant
May 13, 2012

Wilshire Restaurant

 
For the perfect combination of a relaxing setting and amazing food, Wilshire Restaurant is a must try. While sticking close to their promise of local, organic, and seasonal ingredients, the restaurant has a new feel thanks to the recent addition of executive chef Nyesha Arrington, a former Top Chef contender who was also named one of Zagat’s “Top 30 under 30 in L.A.” Wilshire offers a full menu of fare based on what is locally available, a full…
 
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Bainbridge Graduate Institute
May 4, 2012

Bainbridge Graduate Institute

 
Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI) believes that sustainability is becoming an industry standard, and they are equipping their graduate students with the tools, skills and ideas necessary to become tomorrow’s business leaders. As the first business school to offer an MBA in Sustainable Business, BGI gives students a unique, comprehensive and rigorous graduate school experience that prepares them to successfully lead a sustainable business, start their own, or lend vision to a non-profit organization. By making environmentally and socially…
 
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jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics
Apr 6, 2012

jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics

 
For many women, makeup is a daily and fun ritual. In fact, you might even hear some women say they won’t leave the house without “putting on their face.” Women with scars, acne, skin conditions, or other perceived imperfections may view putting on makeup as essential for making it through the day. No matter what the reason for wearing makeup, most women are choosy and have brands and products that they claim as favorites. Whether it’s the color,…
 
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Crystal Spa
Mar 26, 2012

Crystal Spa

 
When people think about Midwest destinations, a relaxing eco-friendly spa experience may not be the first thought that comes to mind. But one visit to Crystal Spa, which is part of the Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa located in Thompsonville, Michigan, will ensure that this will become one of your favorite places to relax, rejuvenate and pamper yourself. In addition to the wonderfully unique spa atmosphere and services here, the spa is also an award winning eco-spa that is…
 
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Haven
Mar 18, 2012

Haven

 
From the bright dining space to the old-style country music to the carefully crafted flavor combinations of the daily menu options, Haven is a direct representation of Chef Randy Owens' vision. With down home touches such as cocktails in Mason jars and yeast rolls with dipping butter to accompany a meal, guests can enjoy the laid back feel of the restaurant as they prepare for a feast that will delight the eyes and the stomach. In addition to tasty…
 
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Island Press
Feb 25, 2012

Island Press

 
How does a small non-profit organization grow to become the leading publisher in the nation on environmental issues? For Island Press, founded in 1984, it begins with a catalog of over 800 titles focused on environmental issues and ideas, but it doesn't end there. Island Press also uses author events, online tools and a growing community of scientists, teachers, activists and policymakers to help spread the word that positive change is possible, doable and already happening. Through their popular…
 
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Yüm Skin Care
Dec 23, 2011

Yüm Skin Care

 
It used to be that all a man needed to care for his skin was a bar of soap and a shaving kit. Today, many companies carry lines of skin care products developed specifically for a man’s needs. Yüm Skin Care is no different in that it offers products made for men to care for their skin from head (shaving cream) to toe (foot gel). What sets Yüm Skin Care’s men’s products apart from the rest is their commitment…
 
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Osmosis Day Spa
Dec 16, 2011

Osmosis Day Spa

 
Guests arriving at Osmosis Day Spa in Freestone, California may think they have suddenly arrived in a beautiful garden in Japan. Among the bonsai trees, raked rock gardens and bamboo is an experience you won't likely forget, and not just because of the unusual beauty of the location. In addition to offering its famous cedar enzyme bath, Osmosis Day Spa is also one of the greenest spas in the country. From the careful cultivation of the land to the…
 
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The Healthy Voyager's Global Kitchen
Dec 5, 2011

The Healthy Voyager's Global Kitchen

 
Is it possible to travel the world and eat healthy foods? According to Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, author of the new cookbook The Healthy Voyager's Global Kitchen, it's not only possible, it's delicious! Carolyn is the entrepreneur and vegan behind the Healthy Voyager website, a one-stop shop for advice and information on healthy eating, exercising, green living, travel and much more. The new cookbook,  launching in December 2011, brings together the recipes and information Carolyn has gathered from her world travels…
 
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Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Nov 28, 2011

Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

 
For someone who is looking to merge graduate studies with a career caring for the environment, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies may provide the perfect fit. The various programs of study offered by the School are based on the principle that environmental studies and the well-being of the people that call our planet home are closely linked. Also,understanding the effects of our impact on our world empowers us to take better care of it. It's a big,…
 
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DrNatura
Nov 10, 2011

DrNatura

 
True beauty begins on the inside. Utilizing all natural health and beauty products is a great way to promote and maintain physical wellness. But in order to really look and feel your best, it is necessary to start taking care of your body from the inside out. You can help boost your natural beauty and improve the health of your body by taking in plenty of organic fruits, vegetables and purified water. But did you know that despite your…
 
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Aveda
Oct 18, 2011

Aveda

 
Aveda products are popular for their ability to help your hair, skin and body feel and look its best by using natural, organic ingredients. But many people may not know that Aveda as a company puts green efforts first and foremost. In fact, Aveda is a beauty product company that pioneered many environmentally-minded firsts in the beauty industry, including becoming the first privately held company to sign the CERES Principles (Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies), the first beauty company…
 
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Miraval Resort Integrative Wellness Program
Oct 3, 2011

Miraval Resort Integrative Wellness Program

 
All too often, it seems like today’s approach to health and wellness is more frustrating than healing. Tucson, AZ’s Miraval Resort, featuring the Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrative Wellness Program, hopes to change that one guest at a time. Dr. Andrew Weil has built a reputation on the belief that it is not enough to diagnose and treat the symptoms of illness or disease. A better approach is to treat the whole person and work to prevent diseases with a…
 
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Spruce Restaurant
Oct 3, 2011

Spruce Restaurant

 
If you are looking for a restaurant in the Presidio Heights area of San Francisco that serves fresh, local, organic food, Spruce Restaurant is worthy of consideration. It is also worthy of consideration if you are looking for delicious food prepared carefully and served in a restaurant with great service and a quality atmosphere. Managed by Baccus Management Group, which owns several other popular local eateries, Spruce fast became a favorite local spot after it opened in 2007. With…
 
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Presidio Graduate School
Sep 26, 2011

Presidio Graduate School

 
Can running or working in a sustainable business be learned? Many businesses today are focusing on going green, increasing their sustainability and closely examining their practices because an eco-conscious business makes sense for employees, customers and the planet. However, there has never been a “how-to” guide for planning for, running or managing a sustainable business, and many successful eco-minded businesses learned through a process of trial-and-error, changes in practice, and policy made over a span of months or years.…
 
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Tracie Martyn Cosmetics
Feb 23, 2011

Tracie Martyn Cosmetics

 
Men and women want to stay young and beautiful, no matter what age group they are. The search for easy-to-use skin care products, that actually produce results, can be a challenge. There are way too many products on the market that don't deliver what they promise and harm the environment in the process. Goddesses of beauty want high quality products made of safe, organic, and natural ingredients.  Tracie Martyn delivers with the first all-natural anti-aging skincare line. About Tracie Martyn Tracie Martyn,…
 
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Rancho La Puerta
Dec 10, 2010

Rancho La Puerta

 
After a week’s hustle and bustle in the urban jungle, isn’t it amazing to find the perfect place to relax, reflect, get in touch with nature, redirect one’s life and relieve all the stress? Situated between 3,000 acres of mountains and meadows just beneath the sacred Mount Kuchumaa, Rancho La Puerta, is a marvelous relaxation haven at which to spend your weekend. It is blessed with the perfect climate; characterized by cool, moist winters and warm-to-hot dry summers. Founded…
 
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Escopazzo
Dec 10, 2010

Escopazzo

 
MIAMI – a place where it’s always sunny. It’s a perfect place to relax and unwind. This South Florida jewel is full of beautiful tourists seeking a beautiful tourist destination. Miami is a place with diverse individuals and strong cultural influences. You need look no further than the fashion, cultural celebrations, and eating establishments to find a unique climate brimming over with excitement. If you are in search of the best organic Italian cuisine Miami has to offer, your…
 
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Better World Books
Nov 16, 2010

Better World Books

 
Next time you curl up on the sofa with a good book, spare a thought for the hundreds of millions of people around the world who can’t read a single word.  US-based company, Better World Books, is breaking new ground in online book selling and at the same time halting the tide of illiteracy. This year’s International Literacy Day focused on the critical role that literacy plays in empowering women. According to UNESCO, women make up over two thirds of…
 
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Suki Skincare
Jul 22, 2010

Suki Skincare

 
What do Eva Longoria, Hayden Panettiere, and Alicia Silverstone have in common?  Along with dozens of other celebrities, these beauties trust Suki to keep their skin picture perfect.  Whether you’re fighting breakouts or battling the signs of aging, Suki has formulated a unique, natural, and 100% organic skincare product that will pamper your skin and solve your challenges. The Science of Beauty Antioxidant-rich coconut oil, gently moisturizing hazelnut, and wrinkle-refining vitamin liposome C are just a few…
 
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New Society Publishers
Jun 24, 2010

New Society Publishers

 
If you’re searching for more eco-friendly summer reading material, look no further than New Society Publishers.  Not only will you find the latest books on everything from responsible business practices to eco-conscious parenting, but you can also feel good about turning pages that protect the environment, preserve trees, and benefit the population.    The New Society Difference A number of publishing companies produce ecologically and socially responsible books, but not all of these publishers are willing to…
 
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Bon Appétit Catering
Jun 23, 2010

Bon Appétit Catering

 
How much of a difference could one catering company make by serving organic and locally-grown foods? What if that catering company has more than 400 locations in 29 states?  That’s a lot of difference!  Bon Appétit Management Company provides café and catering services to corporations, colleges, universities and specialty venues. They offer delicious, delectable meals with an emphasis on organic, locally-grown foods – and featuring vegan and vegetarian choices. About the Company: Bon Appétit was born…
 
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Body of Grace
Jun 10, 2010

Body of Grace

 
If you’re looking for “eco-conscious products that honor the body, soul, and earth,” then look no further.  Body of Grace provides more than 12,000 products to absolutely pamper your mind and body without causing further damage to our planet. About the Company: Body of Grace places an importance on products that are environmentally responsible, cruelty-free, and that contain natural and organic ingredients.  By carrying lines that focus on natural health and that have not contributed to waste…
 
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Eco-Care for the Mind and Body
Jun 8, 2010

Eco-Care for the Mind and Body

 
With busy schedules and increasing demands on your time, it’s easy to get overwhelmed once in a while.  When enough is enough and you need a mini-retreat, consider an eco-friendly day spa that promises complete relaxation for the mind and body.  ESSpa Kozmetika prides itself on being Pittsburgh’s first eco-friendly day spa, and offers a variety of activities that promise to quiet the mind and recharge the batteries. Care Packages With ESSpa Kozmetika, you can book packages…
 
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Far Infrared Saunas
Jun 2, 2010

Far Infrared Saunas

 
One of the main questions surrounding far infrared saunas is that while they look good and feel good – do they really deliver on promised health benefits? From professional athletes to fibromyalgia patients, countless people stand by far infrared therapy as an effective means to ease medical symptoms and enhance overall wellness. Today, luxury infrared saunas not only provide a private sanctuary and gateway to relaxation, but also incorporate eco-friendly features to create the ultimate…
 
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The Morning Glory Café
May 31, 2010

The Morning Glory Café

 
Whether you’re craving a free-range omelet with garden-fresh tomatoes and an organic latte, or want to tantalize your taste buds with a tender grass-fed steak and a side of goat cheese mashed potatoes, The Morning Glory Café serves mouthwatering dishes that are made from the best local, sustainable, and organic ingredients available.  Offering delectable options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, The Morning Glory is a favorite destination for healthy, eco-friendly dining in Black Mountain and…
 
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Buttermilk Spa
Apr 9, 2010

Buttermilk Spa

 
As your daily stresses accumulate, they can leave you feeling heavy, tired and even depressed. Stress can cause a whole host of problems if it’s not properly dealt with and relieved on a regular basis. The pampering, relaxing Buttermilk Spa in the Hudson Valley can help – and they take pride in paying special attention to their impact on the environment. Where Stress Meets its Match The total-body relaxation waiting for you at Buttermilk Spa is a…
 
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GreenBliss EcoSpa
Mar 24, 2010

GreenBliss EcoSpa

 
Everybody deserves a little pampering – and GreenBliss brings the luxurious eco spa experience directly to you!  Whether you’re relaxing with friends, hosting a corporate event, or just in need of personal rejuvenation, GreenBliss will customize the perfect eco-friendly spa package with premium chemical-free products. Eco-Conscience Initiatives From purchasing supplies to allocating profits, GreenBliss strives to provide the most luxurious spa experience with the least amount of impact to the environment.  This means only using products that…
 
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Youthology: Providing an Eco-Friendly Oasis of Health
Mar 5, 2010

Youthology: Providing an Eco-Friendly Oasis of Health

 
Whether you're battling the effects of aging or simply rejuvenating the body, atmosphere plays an important role in health and healing. According to Dr. Lisa Hogan, founder and medical director of Youthology in North Carolina, green design provides a healthier and more soothing setting for patients and staff. Using her personal philosophy as a driving force, Hogan established the first eco-friendly medical office in North Carolina to seek LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification with the US…
 
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BsaB
Feb 25, 2010

BsaB

 
Providing an escape from everyday tensions, eco-friendly aromatherapy in the form of candles and essential oils has the power to relax your mind and free your body. Offering a variety of high-quality products with natural ingredients, BsaB embraces an impressive collection of green business practices, including a goal to become 100% self-sufficient and carbon neutral. An Eco-Friendly Commitment From the eye-catching design of honey-scented beeswax coral creations to the uniquely scented coconut shell soy candles, BsaB helps achieve…
 
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Eco-Friendly Soaps and Organic Body Scrubs
Feb 23, 2010

Eco-Friendly Soaps and Organic Body Scrubs

 
Eco-friendly soaps and bathing products are widely available these days, but some of the best (and most creative) organic and natural soap selections that we’ve found are from the crafty folks at Etsy.  From exotic flavors to stunning colors and textures, Etsy’s eco-conscious soapmakers offer an exciting variety of rich creams, scrubs, and bars that are as good for the earth as they are for your skin! Yummy Suds Luscious chocolate, sensual berries, and soothing honey are just a few of…
 
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Nusta Spa
Feb 23, 2010

Nusta Spa

 
Stretching across nearly 5,000 square feet, the Nusta Spa located in downtown Washington, DC provides a luxurious haven for people seeking customized spa services from an eco-friendly business. Awarded LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, Nusta Spa serves as an excellent example for spas looking to follow efficient, healthy green building standards. Eco-Friendly Spa Features You may be wondering why Nusta Spa has earned high praise from the U.S. Green Building Council. Besides earning…
 
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Eco-Friendly Cosmetics
Jan 12, 2010

Eco-Friendly Cosmetics

 
Not too long ago, most people thought that being eco-friendly came with a lot of sacrifices – beauty being one of them.  Since then, many companies have stepped up and started creating more eco-friendly products so that there’s no sacrifice at all.  In fact, you’re perfectly able to bask luxuriously in the finest cosmetics and still be environmentally conscious.  Let’s take a look at 5 eco-friendly cosmetics must-haves. 1. Peace Keeper Nail Paint –…
 
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The Sandpearl Resort Spa
Jan 6, 2010

The Sandpearl Resort Spa

 
There's a gem sparkling amongst a sea of beachside activities and luxury pampering in Clearwater, Florida, where restorative ocean-inspired spa therapies and rejuvenating packages are found in an eco-friendly resort setting. The Sandpearl Resort Spa is housed in the first resort built on Clearwater Beach in the last 25 years – already earning a worthy buzz as one of the top establishments in the world. Eco-Friendly Features With energy-efficient and environmentally conscious features, the Sandpearl Resort is…
 
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Eco-Friendly Stress Relief
Dec 16, 2009

Eco-Friendly Stress Relief

 
Stress is a dangerous thing – it dramatically increases your risk for heart conditions and stroke, weight gain and diabetes.  Being under continuous stress can wreak havoc on your body and mind, but with today’s busy lifestyle, stress seems to be the norm.  Eco-friendly stress relief comes to the rescue with products that actually work to reduce your stress and leave you feeling calm and collected. Scented Soy Candles Sneak away to a calm…
 
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Compagnie de Provence: Organic Bath and Body Products
Dec 7, 2009

Compagnie de Provence: Organic Bath and Body Products

 
Don't you think it's time to treat your body to the relaxing scent of organic lavender or the cleansing power of shower gels containing olive oil and wheat germ extract? Blending natural and organic ingredients in their line of bath and body products, Compagnie de Provence  offers an array of luxurious hand cleansers, body creams, bar soaps, scrubs, and lotions. The BIO Collection  The BIO collection of organic, Ecocert-certified products uses natural, vegetable, and pure ingredients that…
 
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Gilden Tree – A Golden Opportunity to Pamper Yourself
Nov 2, 2008

Gilden Tree – A Golden Opportunity to Pamper Yourself

 
From soothing hand and foot treatments to a pampered night in with the girls, the tale of Gilden Tree natural body care products is drenched in passion, culture, dedication, and eco-friendly luxury. Thanks to the vision of co-owners Kumy and Ann Thariani, the American public now benefits from the transformation of a simple terra-cotta pumice stone possessing hundreds of years of Indian sub-continent history to a business focused on natural healing laced with sophistication. During a five-year stay in…
 
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Illumination University: Greening Your Soul
Nov 2, 2008

Illumination University: Greening Your Soul

 
For most people, the word “organic” evokes images of nature, free of artificial enhancements. The dictionary meaning of organic, however, is also about “wholism.” Elements fit together harmoniously and are characterized by continuous or natural development. Living the organic life is, in fact, a long-term process that requires us to work towards greater awareness of our place in the global whole. This awareness includes deepening our practices, purchases, and attitudes through education about green options, standards, and possibilities. A…
 
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Use Your Soap… And Plant It, Too!
Nov 1, 2008

Use Your Soap… And Plant It, Too!

 
Skin is the body’s largest organ. It’s porous, the gateway to your insides. So why would you slather it in petroleum and chemicals? Joshua Onysko, founder and CEO of Pangea Organics Ecocentric Bodycare, understands the delicate nature of skin and reminds us, “the products your skin isn’t absorbing are washing down the drain and into the ecosystem. Imagine the impact of showers every morning!” That’s why he created skin care products that are truly organic. Onysko tries to tell…
 
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Bringing Good Food to You…Wherever You Are
Nov 1, 2008

Bringing Good Food to You…Wherever You Are

 
Do you have time to find and prepare organic produce, free-range poultry, and grass-fed pastured meats for your family, three meals per day and seven days per week? Not many people do, but that doesn’t mean they wouldn’t enjoy the option. Enter Healthy Chef Creations, based in Winter Park, Florida. Owner and Executive Chef John Procacci has created a business offering complete organic meals, exquisitely prepared by a professional team of chefs, that get delivered to your home—anywhere in…
 
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