Send to KindleTweet Years ago when New Yorkers heard a little known Japanese store called Uniqlo was coming to Broadway in SoHo, we heard it described as “the Gap of Japan.” Fast forward five years and Fast Retailing, Uniqlo’s parent company, is gearing up for the much anticipated launch of two huge new U.S. stores, [...]
Send to KindleTweet This amazing 11 year old, Birke Baehr, spoke at a TED event about what is wrong with the food system in America and what we can do to change things. From pesticides and genetically modified seeds, to sugar-laden cereals and marketing to kids, this kid makes amazing points. Most important, though, is [...]
Send to KindleTweet The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revealed that agricultural giant and the maker of Roundup, Monsanto Company Inc., of St. Louis, Missouri, has agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty for misbranding violations regarding its cotton seed products with genetically engineered pesticides. The settlement is the largest civil administrative penalty settlement ever under [...]
The green movement is progressing to another level, one that could bring composting and earth-friendly plastic to the mainstream.
Send to KindleTweet Named after its founder, Lafe Larson, this small-business deserves a gold star for bringing the safe plastic movement to the world of cosmetics. Most mommies and camping folks know the growing prevalence of metal water bottles is thanks to the debate over the possible harmful effects that can come from an element [...]