Category Archives: Green Living

Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney launch damning fast fashion report

Stella McCartney and Ellen MacArthur team up to offer a roadmap for fast fashion brands to stop polluting and damaging the environment Fashion, one of the most polluting industries there is, can’t hide behind wafts of material any more. The … Read More »

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Your official list to what’s going to be HUGE in 2018

Get ahead of the curve. In 2017, the definition of “wellness” shifted. At mindbodygreen, we know that wellness is bigger than any individual’s journey. We are banding together to heal one another, our communities, and the planet. mbg’s new look … Read More »

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People Who Make Hardly Any Trash Share Their Green Secrets

From people who haven’t taken out the trash in years. As we noted in our 2018 wellness trends report, it’s becoming increasingly clear that our everyday actions affect the health of our planet and we can’t stay complacent for much longer. … Read More »

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Consumerism & Climate

A new study shows that the stuff we consume — from food to knick-knacks — is responsible for up to 60 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Consumerism plays a huge role in climate change It’s easy to hate on … Read More »

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Consumer society no longer serves our needs – David Suzuki Foundation

How did “throw-away”, “disposable” and “planned obsolescence” become part of product design and marketing? It was deliberate. My parents were born in Vancouver — Dad in 1909, Mom in 1911 — and married during the Great Depression. It was a … Read More »

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Diet and global climate change: Eating healthier food could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, says a new study

Eating healthier food could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, suggests a new study. As it turns out, some relatively small diet tweaks could add up to significant inroads in addressing climate change. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, … Read More »

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Big Environmental Toxin

Investments In This One Environmental Toxin Are Through The Roof Here’s what you can do about it. Plastic is one of the most ubiquitous and dangerous pollutants out there. The material is energy-intensive to create, and it persists for centuries, … Read More »

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We ignore urgent global warnings at our peril – David Suzuki Foundation

Where will we be 25 years from now? It won’t be chance that determines our future. It will be the choices we make today. A year ago, we revisited the 1992 “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity.” Signed by a majority of Nobel … Read More »

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Get involved in 2018: Join the zero waste movement

The city of Los Angeles operates the largest residential curbside recycling program in the U.S. — and it’s about to get even bigger. As part of Zero Waste LA adopted by the City Council, r The city of Los Angeles … Read More »

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Mark Kelly: 2017 Has Been an Unequivocal Disaster for the Future of the Planet

In 2001, I flew my first flight into space aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour. Roughly a decade later, I commanded that same space shuttle on its final flight. That trip was my fourth journey — and at least for now, my … Read More »

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