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London Drugs styrofoam recycling video floats through the blogosphere.

September 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The latest green initiative from London Drugs seems to be striking a chord with eco bloggers. A few weeks ago, as part of my work creating their ‘What’s the Green Deal’ program, I scripted and narrated a YouTube video to show their recycling process in action. Hardly the kind of filmmaking that would get me […]

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Organics on the street

January 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

In the middle of January, on my way to the subway, I was surprised to see an organic farm market at Union Square. Turns out this is a weekly occurrence, through the GreenMarketprogram, operated since 1976 by the Council on the Environment of New York City. Almost 200 local farmers, fishers and bakers  sell what they grow, raise, […]

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Green grows in Brooklyn

January 20th, 2007 · No Comments

If you take the R train from Manhattan south to Union station in Brooklyn, you emerge in a streetscape that looks somewhat less than eco-friendly. But a few brownstone-lined blocks over, on a charming street of shops, you’ll find 3R Living, a tidy boutique of recycled, re-thought and refreshing lifestyle products. The store is the brainchild […]

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How Green is Manhattan?

January 15th, 2007 · No Comments

  Imagine living in a utopian environmentalist community, enjoying a very small living space with no pesticide-drenched lawn or greenhouse gas-emitting car. Grocery shopping is done on foot and public transportation used almost exclusively. That utopian community is Manhattan. I recently traveled to New York to see just what the self-proclaimed ‘Capital of The World’ […]

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