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Can Environmentalism Be Fun?

Can Environmentalism Be Fun?

Environmentalism may be necessary to the survival of life on planet Earth but does it have to be so boring? Many people are desperately trying to create an answer of “no” to this question, but delivering hilarious jokes about cow farts and bad breath that changes the climate can be challenging. After a little bit…

DIY Green: Electric Vehicles

DIY Green: Electric Vehicles

You can use Eco-mmunity as a means of getting assistance switching over to electric vehicle transportation. If you want to connect with a person who is looking to convert gasoline motorcycles into electric motorcycles, then definitely check out member “russ2″ and his map marker. This nice fellow wants to convert your old motorcycle into an…

Take Action On Eco-mmunity Map

Take Action On Eco-mmunity Map

The Eco-mmunity is all about helping people change the world around them. Turn an abandoned lot into a garden for your community. Tired of tap water that smells terrible, use Eco-mmunity to rally your community and send letters to a state representative (and copies to a local paper), and sit back and watch as change…

Great Stocking Stuffer: TONIC T-Shirts

Great Stocking Stuffer: TONIC T-Shirts

Sundance Channel’s Eco-mmunity and TONIC have teamed up to make a difference for people and the global environment [www.sundance.tv]. Read on and get a brief introduction to TONIC and their new line of 4 designer T-Shirts. See the difference you can make when you exercise your purchasing power. TONIC partners with secular non-profits working around…

Eco-Map Improvement: Slideshow Feature

Eco-Map Improvement: Slideshow Feature

Sundance Channel’s Eco-mmunity Map has just gotten better. A new feature called “Marker Slideshows” has gone live on the Eco-mmunity Map. This feature creates a slideshow out of any list of markers. You can generate a list of markers by going to one of Eco-mmunity’s preselected groups or you can search the map with keywords…

Reversing Climate Change Can Start In Your Mailbox

Reversing Climate Change Can Start In Your Mailbox

The endless products stocking the shelves of the world require industry to extract mountains of natural resources. Junk mail is very similar in that it can create enormous piles in your mailbox while simultaneously requiring a large amount of wood, water, energy and chemicals to make. If there was a company that specialized in stopping…

Lights Out San Francisco

Lights Out San Francisco

When the grassroots organization, Lights Out San Francisco recently joined Eco-mmunity, we decided to join them and help take action for energy conservation. Eco-mmunity is intended to help people make connections. Like-minded companies and individuals need to become aware of each other and work together to solve the climate crisis. Lights Out San Francisco is…

Japan Leads on Battery Research

Japan Leads on Battery Research

Reducing domestic transportation pollution created by cars is a great way to clean up roughly 40% of the greenhouse gas pollution in the world. In order to ensure that pollution emissions go down, current technologies point to one glaring problem: there is no cheap, modern battery technology that is ready for mass production. The Japan…

The US Government Creates One Environmental Victory!

The US Government Creates One Environmental Victory!

Sometimes it is necessary to focus on promising and hope-inspiring news stories, especially since the majority of environmental news stories are about doom and gloom. Recently, there has been a major victory for all Americans as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) managed to get the giant energy company American Electric Power to settle an eight…

Eco-mmunity Map Nominated for Pixel Award

Eco-mmunity Map Nominated for Pixel Award

The Eco-mmunity website has been nominated as one of the best Green related sites on the internet. While this news thrills all the people working behind the scenes at the Sundance Channel, the work and continuing enthusiasm of our Eco-mmunity members is the real reason why the Eco-mmunity Map is being honored with this nomination.…

The Eco-mmunity Map Needs Your Help

The Eco-mmunity Map Needs Your Help

Sundance Channel’s Eco-mmunity Map is now a few weeks old. The process of bringing this environmental reform tool into existence was long and arduous. While a rest might be nice, the clock is ticking on planet earth and more must be done to improve the Map. All of the Sundance Channel employees who have worked…

LEED Certified: What does it mean?

LEED Certified: What does it mean?

Often times, people talk about buildings as being LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified. Generally speaking, the term is used to convey a standard of sustainability in a building. Buildings made out of post-consumer waste products or using non-toxic insulations, or that involve conservation strategies for energy, heat, water and waste can be…

Upcoming Publishing of "the green book"

Upcoming Publishing of "the green book"

On Tuesday, June 19th, “the green book – The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet, One Simple Step at a Time” will be released to retailers everywhere. This book is filled with step-by-step instructions on how you can change small things in your life that will make a positive impact on the state of the…

Sundance and Comcast Co-Sponsor Planet Cinema Reception in Seattle

Sundance and Comcast Co-Sponsor Planet Cinema Reception in Seattle

Sundance and Comcast are co-sponsoring a reception in honor of Planet Cinema Thursday, May 31st 9:00PM at SpitFire, 2219 4th Avenue. Planet Cinema is a series of movies about global climate change and our (humans) relationship to the natural world. As Sundance Channel has dedicated themselves to THE GREEN, our environmentally themed programming block, and…

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: DRIVE #2

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: DRIVE #2

ECOISTS: Daryl Hannah Daryl Hannah has been leading a sustainable lifestyle for some time. She uses solar panels for her home, drives a biodiesel car, adopts animals and in general strives to be a sustainable member of the world. Daryl works tirelessly to further environmental changes. To this end, she created a website that is…

Ecommunity Launches Soon

Ecommunity Launches Soon

THE GREEN mini-site is proud to announce that the majority of the Eco-mmunity will be launching by week’s end. The Eco-mmunity is the community driven portion of THE GREEN, and is intended to support people as they grow into more sustainable lifestyles. No matter how well-intentioned people are, you always need practical tools to achieve…