Archive for December, 2007

Holiday Charitable Giving – Adopt a Marine Creature at Oceana!

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

This holiday season, you can donate to support work to protect coral reefs, fight global warming, protect sea creatures and eliminate unsustainable fishing. In return of your contribution, the recipient of your choice will receive an ocean-themed cookie cutter, an adoption certificate, a limited edition baking mitt and a sugar cookie recipe developed especially for this program by Warren Brown, owner of acclaimed bakery, CakeLove. Save the fish, eat cookies!!
Options available for $35.00, $75.00 $100.00 or buy all 16 sea creatures for $250.00 at Oceana

Carnival of the Green – 108th Edition

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Great Green Gadgets is excited to be the 108th host of the Carnival of the Green, hosted by TreeHugger. This is the last Carnival of the Green for 2007…catch up with us again in 2008 over at E-Bike Blog and we hope you enjoyed last week’s carnival at Live Green.

We’ve got a ton of posts, so let the fun begin:

JP Davidson at GreenDealsDaily writes about carbon neutral holiday cards.

Green Living Online has a post about sending out green seasonal greetings.

Vihar Sheth presents Compare the Candidates posted at green | rising.

Ian Welsh presents How To Do Stupid Smart: The Center for American Progress Shows the Way posted at The Agonist.

kcawley presents Some More “Green” Power posted at Tomorrow’s Confusion.

JP Davidson presents GreenKnickers Cover Your Butt Sustainably posted at Green Deals Daily.

Melanie Rimmer writes a post titled: Why you should know your hourly pay? (It’s a crucial tool to help you combat over-consumption.) on the blog, Bean Sprouts.

Betsy Teutsch presents With the Thermostat Set to 63, These are a Few of My Favorite Things posted at Money Changes Things.

Alex Ho points out a site that sells Holiday Solar Lights.

Financial Hack presents Entrepreneurial Lessons From Trash Art posted at Financial Hack.

GP at the Fish Creek House presents Eco friendly gift ideas for EVERYONE in your family.

David presents What Exactly Does ‘Organic’ Mean For The Products You Buy? posted at The Good Human.

Hedgewizard presents How to Make a Simple Worm Bin from Free Materials posted at Hedgewizard’s Diary.

Shannon Christman presents What You Need To Know: Fair Trade Products Basics posted at Saving Advice Blog.

Stephanie presents The Keeper – A Three Month Review posted at Stop the Ride!.

Hell’s Handmaiden presents Antilia posted at hell’s handmaiden.

kcawley presents Get Organized, America posted at Life, the Universe, and Everything.

Tiffany presents Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal! posted at Natural Family Living Blog.

Sagar Satapathy presents Travelhackerm- Top 50 Ecotourism Websites posted at Travelhacker.

Beth Terry from Fake Plastic Fish presents The Perfection of Imperfection – This holiday season, it’s important to remember that while we are trying to be green, we might have to sacrifice a little eco-correctness in order to connect with the people we care about sometimes.

Another from Beth Terry from (great blog!) Fake Plastic Fish on The Sounds of Silence – How taking time out for silence and stillness can be the greenest thing we do in the long run.

Stretch Mark Mama presents Tic Tac Toe Stuff a rant against the game Tic Tac Toe, posted at Stretch Mark Mama.

Erich Engelbrecht presents Over-Illumination And Light Pollution – Seasonal Phenomena? posted at Innovation Politics.

John Beetham from A DC Birding Blog submitted a post titled: Seabirds Dying in the North Sea.

Tim Fowler from Eco New Mexico presents a post titled: The Sexier Side of Weather Stripping

Alena presents Skiing Green posted at Powder Passport Ski Blog.

Brave New Leaf
has a post about Buying Green Power, a straightforward look on green power programs and why we should consider investing in them.

Doug Green submitted a video titled: 3 steps to an environmentally friendly lawn.

Roger Haeske presents What Magic Question Will Make You FEEL Like Going Raw? posted at Raw Food Diet, Bodyweight Fitness & Self-Help.

Green Christmas gift idea, a Solar Razor

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

solar Razor
Sol Shaver Solar Razor UK£ 29.99 or 60.89 U.S. dollars from Jill’s Eco Store

One idea for a green gift this christmas is the Sol Shaver Solar Razor, a solar powered electric shaver. It’s not as green as re-gifting last years presents but it does have an appeal to a special man in your life who likes to keep his gadgets green as possible. It’s especially good for the guy who travels or hikes a lot or maybe just frequently has to contend with the five o’clock shadow. You just put it in the sun for charging and then tuck and later you’ll have a cordless shaver whenever you need it, without being tethered to the plug.

the original buzz from Gizmodo’s post here

Get Your Moo Here – Solar Powered Illuminated House Number Display

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Hang this little heifer in a place where its noggin gets the sunlight and you have a street number sign that is highly viewable in the dark of night.
On sale for $14.95 at Amazon

Recycled Books – Secret Sneaky Storage Boxes

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

These were a huge hit for the holidays last year. A great place to stash your gold coins or a place to hold the remote control on the coffee table. It is fun to personalize them for each recipient. A great present that will keep them talking to GroundHog’s Day. Made from old recycled books.
$17.50 – $39.00 at Secret Storage Books

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