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South Carolina Publisher First to Use 100% Environmentally Certified Paper

South Carolina Publisher First to Use 100% Environmentally Certified Paper

The publisher of thousands of local and regional histories has become the country’s first major book publisher to achieve the use of 100 percent Forest Stewardship Council certified paper across its entire book publishing program.

Bush Officials Sued for Steering $350M to Forest Foundations

Bush Officials Sued for Steering $350M to Forest Foundations

SEATTLE, Washington, September 11, 2008 (ENS) – A coalition of conservation organizations filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Bush administration alleging that federal officials diverted $350 million from the public treasury to forestry foundations “dominated by the timber industry.” The suit alleges that the administration violated federal appropriations law when, in September 2006, without any…

Great Green Articles

Great Green Articles

Prepare to find some great articles that contain tips on living the green lifestyle. Discover how choosing your food carefully, decorating your home in style, or simply learning more about conservation can truly change the world. Read the short descriptions below and click the title to get more info. LIFESTYLE: Pros and Cons: Ethanol Whether…

Designer Spotlight: Henry Hall Designs' Pure Collection

Designer Spotlight: Henry Hall Designs' Pure Collection

Made from eco-sensible plantation-grown teak, Henry Hall Designs’ Pure Collection [www.henryhalldesigns.com] have classic good looks that will keep your backyard looking fine, while resting easy that your furniture hasn’t contributed to biodiversity loss in Indonesia; you don’t need unpleasant thoughts like that mucking up your summer of relaxation, right? The “Pure Sofa”, pictured below, is…

Designer Spotlight: Graham and Brown's Eco-Wallpaper

Designer Spotlight: Graham and Brown's Eco-Wallpaper

60 year-old wallpaper company Graham & Brown [www.grahambrown.com] is turning over a new, green leaf with their chic, modern new collection. Thanks to a collaboration with design students from Central St. Martins University in London, the new collection is colorful, fun and (perhaps most importantly) green. The company asked 22 students to submit some designs;…

Designer Spotlight: Viesso Furniture

Designer Spotlight: Viesso Furniture

The furniture and interiors TreeHugger often encounters that offer sleek, modern designs combined with green materials and production also often comes with a big price tag. This can be discouraging for those of us who want to live green and look good, too; for some, it also perpetuates the stereotype that green stuff is astronomically…

Designer Spotlight: Material Furniture

Designer Spotlight: Material Furniture

Designer Christopher Douglas, the visionary behind Material Furniture [www.materialfurniture.com], is a smart guy. Tired of frequent packing, moving, and unpacking, he ingeniously devised a line of furniture that suited his nomadic lifestyle and quick-changing circumstances and appropriately named it Knock-Down, Drag-Out. Why? Because you can do just that. Designed to construct and de-construct in mere…

How to Have a Green Barbeque

How to Have a Green Barbeque

Here in the US, there’s, family fun and maybe a little backyard barbeque. For regular readers of this blog, it will come as no surprise that there are a plethora of ways to heat up the grill and have a good time while keeping the environmental impact to a minimum. So we’l start with the…

Greening Your Office, Part I

Greening Your Office, Part I

Being a good TreeHugger involves a lot of different things, encompassing what you do in your home, what you wear, what you eat, and more. As part of our ongoing “Best of TreeHugger” posts, we’ll be taking a look at ways you can go green at work, whether that involves a cubicle, home office, something…

What to Watch For: Interiors

What to Watch For: Interiors

From the very beginning, TreeHugger has been interested in finding ways to live a greener lifestyle without having to sleep in a cave or wear burlap sacks; we want living green to look good. The good news is that there are countless ways to do so, and you’ll see lots of them on this blog…