Tag Archives: Sustainability

A Tramp Stamp on the Tomato!

I can’t wait to see if there will be a “tramp stamp” on my store-bought tomatoes one day soon. Change is coming to the produce industry.  Tattoos may soon replace those annoying but helpful little stickers you find on most fruits … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye Kiwi

Kiwi, you’ve been replaced by a banana. A peel of a banana, no less! I recently read (in the AARP magazine, OMG did I just admit that?) that you can use a banana peel (the inside part) to polish leather … Continue reading

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A Pouch for the Planet

“The company acknowledges that the home chemistry project of pouring cleaners like Windex into narrow spray bottles and then adding water can be taxing.” (from the Wall Street Journal, Friday July 1, 2011) S.C. Johnson executive Fisk Johnson is worried … Continue reading

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Why I Shop at the Royal Oak Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Markets have great brands. But the brands are real people. On my very regular visits to the Royal Oak Farmer’s Market, my brand plan includes Gary, Farmer George, Organic George, and Ida Belle.  Personal brands! We’re on a first … Continue reading

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Peaches and Greens – A mission for produce in Detroit

Peaches and Greens – on a mission for produce in Detroit neighborhoods.

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Your next Ford might have a liquid wood dashboard!

Ford engineers are experimenting with liquid wood to provide more sustainable options for car interiors. Some say the substance could become as ubiquitous as plastic. Give Ford credit for pushing sustainability wherever it can.

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Would you live in a WaterPod?

Link: Would you live here? @timmanners wrote about the Waterpod™ Project in Cool News today. THIS IS COOL! I’m kind of impressed this idea was the brainchild of a sculptor, Mary Mattingly. I’d like to see what’s published after the … Continue reading

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