Things we love

Hi there! Stay tuned to discover more cool, green gadgets, tools and tips. We love:

1. Best green blogs for staying up to date with the green blogosphere;

2. Design Feast: “Good Design is Good Will” – Design Feast is dedicated to potentially usable content on the family of design disciplines.

“I found myself bookmarking so many web sites from Design Feast, that I just decided to make it one of my very few design-related bookmarks/portals. Great value.”
– Shimon Shmueli, Partner, Touch360

“Design Feast is a wonderful bibliography for the wider design community, and a great place to find links to a range of thought-provoking sites.”
– Gitte Jonsdatter, User Researcher, IDEO

Here’s a couple of statements by people who discovered and return to Design Feast:

“I found myself bookmarking so many web sites from Design Feast, that I just decided to make it one of my very few design-related bookmarks/portals. Great value.”
– Shimon Shmueli, Partner, Touch360

“Design Feast is a wonderful bibliography for the wider design community, and a great place to find links to a range of thought-provoking sites.”
– Gitte Jonsdatter, User Researcher, IDEO

3. The Green Zebra Guide ™ – The Green Zebra guide is a coupon book and shopping guide in one. The offers savings at over 130 local sustainable restaurants and markets, eco-friendly retailers, spas, fitness studios, independent bookstores, bike shops, museums and more, there’s something for everyone to discover.

With thousands of dollars in savings, customers find that the $25 guide pays for itself with just a few purchases. Not only does the guide inspire to go green but Green Zebra donates a portion of the proceeds to the City Farmer Youth Education Garden.

Check out the included eco-tips and featured articles for steps to a greener tomorrow – a great reference for those who want to feel better about their impact on the environment and community

4. The Change Strategy‘s Blog >> The Tao of Change.

The Change (with Founder and Creative Director Jerry Stifelman) helps increase sales growth and raise perceived value for businesses that make the world better.

5. C02 Stats:

“In 2007, for the first time in history,” their front page site video narrates, “the total carbon footprint of the IT industry exceeded that of the entire aviation industry.” Here is a widget that tracks visitors to web sites, calculates the sites’ carbon emissions and offsets the lot. Launched in October 2007, Earth2Tech states that this little widget has grown to more than 1 million unique visitors. You can sign up or get this free C02 stats widget for blogger or typepad.

6. Very Super Cool teams with Carbon Fund – “Green greeting cards with soul because every dog has a story.”

7. Five Non Blonds – “… a sassy blog by a group of five funky designers/ friends/business partners scattered all over the U.S join together to create Savvy Tools Inc, a complete line of sustainable power & hand tools designed specifically for women”.

8. IdBits – A company that gets green toys (with names like Scout, Lola and Waverly, you cannot go wrong). With the toys, the little ones can “play in keeping our Earth happy, healthy and green“.

9. Little Bits – an eco-minded children’s apparel, accessories and lifestyle store as seen on Treehugger.com.

10. Chegg.com – The top textbook rental company in the U.S. – who already offers millions of textbooks for rent with savings of up to 80% – will now plant a tree for every book your Timbaland-listening-15-year-old Forest Citizen rents.

11. Congratulations to Eco-Libris, a green business who works with key players in the book industry to balance out the paper used for books by planting trees, for their smart and sustainable partnership with Chegg.

12. Crystal Works – Furnished with completely with eco-friendly materials

13. EcoMedia – Biodegradable Banner Backlit Polyethelyne Printing.

14. Happyfrog.ca – Canada’s green directory and social network creates a place where “like-minded folks exchange their experiences and recommendations on in one easy-to-use location”. A must, go-to resource for green (and related) issues, business, products and services!

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