Organic Spa Blog

Microbeads on the Menu?

New York is poised to become the first state to ban plastic microbeads, which are tiny plastic spheres commonly found in facial scrubs, soaps, toothpaste and other personal-care products. In a single tube of

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And the People & Planet Award Goes to…

Green America, a non-for-profit that focuses on creating a socially just and environmentally sustainable society, recently announced three People & Planet Green Business Awards—$5,000 grants that are given to businesses who hold green travel

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2014 Is Officially The International Year of Family Farming

Food justice has been a hot topic for quite some time, but, come 2014, the issue will have more worldwide media attention than ever before. This is because the International Year of Family Farming

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No Partisan Politics for Climate Hero Award

And the winner is … William J. Clinton AND George W. Bush, at least when it comes to the inaugural Climate Hero Award sponsored by the U.S. Senate Climate Change Clearinghouse. The George W. Bush Presidential Center in

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Green Screens Film Festival at Lincoln Center

If you are an eco-conscious New Yorker looking for something to do this weekend (and into early next week), here’s a great idea for you: check out Green Screens), the eco-film festival running at Film

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