May 5, 2015
Green Series Fitness
When you go the gym for your workout, the environmental impact of the equipment you use may not even cross your mind. There is, however, a lot to consider about how your gym exercise and the equipment you use affects the planet, from its drain on the power grid to its recyclability.
Many companies don’t think twice about how making, using and retiring their exercise products affect the environment. Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Green Series Fitness aims to…
Jun 3, 2014
Are You Surfing With the Wave Tribe?
If you are a surfer, a lover of the ocean, and passionate about the environment, then Wave Tribe is your tribe, because the people who make Wave Tribe’s surf products care as deeply about the Earth as they do about catching the next great wave. In fact, it was during an epic surf trip in Baja in 2007 that Wave Tribe founder Derek Dodds made a startling realization. Their group’s U- Haul load of boards, bags, and equipment…
Dec 15, 2013
Snowboarding, to those who embrace it, is more than just a sport. It’s a lifestyle choice and a way of thinking about the world and the people in it. It may be thanks in part to Jake Burton, founder of snowboard and apparel company Burton, that the sport has taken on the laid back, cool, earthy vibe it has today. For although the avid snowboarder and businessman jokes that he invented snowboarding when he opened his board-making business…
Jul 4, 2013
Is your home healthy and clean? It will be when you use Maid Brigade's Green Clean Certified® home cleaning service. The only house cleaning service that has the Green Clean Certified designation, not only will Maid Brigade leave your home sparkling clean from top to bottom, they also use products that are better for your family's health and better for the environment. If you've never considered hiring a cleaning service before, now might be a great time to…
May 12, 2013
Under Armour GREEN
Performance apparel is an athlete's best friend. It doesn't matter if you are exercising in the heat of summer or the cold of winter, if you're wearing well-made athletic performance gear, you will still be dry and comfortable. The latest technology in athletic apparel was originated by Under Armour, the company that makes gear for athletes to help them perform better. In an effort to continually improve and innovate their product line, Under Armour has developed workout gear…
Feb 13, 2013
Some companies are born out of the need to solve a problem for people, or provide a necessary service. Some companies are born out of an experience that completely changes how one views the world. Atayne is one of those companies that came into being because of an eye opening experience had by its founder, Jeremy Litchfield. He was running in hot weather while wearing a red shirt. When his run was finished, he was dismayed to discover…
Oct 29, 2012
Timberland products are often associated with the outdoors simply because their shoes and boots help you get out there and enjoy being in the natural world. But people may not realize that Timberland has also been a champion of preserving the outdoors for future generations through sustainable manufacturing practices, responsible building and expansion, and environmental preservation and advocacy. Although they are focused on being green as a company, Timberland’s Earthkeepers line of boots and shoes take environmental commitment…
Aug 15, 2012
There is nothing more exhilarating for a surfer than catching the perfect wave on a surfboard that is responsive and well crafted. Gary Linden knows this and has been making some of the industry’s best surfboards for 40 years in his small warehouse and retail shop in Oceanside, California. As an avid surfer himself, Linden understands the needs of surfers and crafts his boards with the precision and care that comes from experience and passion. He also is…
Apr 16, 2012
Patagonia is a clothing maker that cares equally about their customers and the planet. Many retailers care about their products and customers. But often, once an item is sold, the relationship between customer and retailer is finished, or at least put on hold until the next purchase. Patagonia, maker of high quality clothing and shoes for active lifestyles, takes a different approach. Patagonia may be one of the few retailers that actually encourages customers to not purchase items…
Dec 23, 2011
There’s nothing better than standing at the top of the mountain with your board on a bright sunny day, where the reflection off the snow is blinding and the sky is clear and blue. It’s just that kind of experience that led Bob Carlson to co-found Arbor in 1995, after coming to the conclusion that those that enjoy what the planet has to offer also have a duty to protect her. The company began making snowboards, later adding skateboards…
Jul 1, 2011
Green White and Blue
With your 4th of July celebration just around the corner, it seems like the right time to take stock in a Green, White and Blue celebration. Whether you are having friends and family over or have been invited to someone else’s cookout, there are plenty of planet friendly ways you can contribute to the festivities.
Start with eliminating your Styrofoam use. There are many recyclable alternatives that are colorful and sturdy for your outdoor dining adventures.…
Apr 9, 2010
Dixon Eco-Friendly Golf Balls
Whether you’re teeing off at Justin Timberlake’s eco-friendly Mirimichi golf course or competing for a championship record, Dixon Golf promises to green your game with the first line of golf balls to combine high performance with an eco-friendly design.
The Dixon Golf Ball Lineup
From start to finish, Dixon Golf balls are 100% eco-friendly. Every product in the Dixon line is manufactured from renewable materials without using the chemical-laden metals and synthetic compounds found in most balls. …
Feb 10, 2010
Achieve Balance Inside & Out
Eco-friendly yoga gear is the perfect companion to your workout. Whether your goal is improved health, less stress, or personal harmony, chemical and toxin-free yoga accessories will enhance your results without disturbing the environment.
Kulae offers a range of eco-friendly products designed to provide you with ultimate comfort and an all-natural yoga workout. All Kulae yoga gear and accessories are recyclable, biodegradable, and are free of harmful toxins like BPA, PVC, and cadmium, as well…
Jan 25, 2010
Your next fishing trip could take the environment into consideration, as well as create a healthier community for fish and other marine life. Becoming familiar with the latest in eco-friendly fishing not only helps preserve waterways, but also enhances fish populations and secures fishing expeditions for future enthusiasts. A few suggestions include:
Biodegradable Fishing Line
Turn away from monofilament and fluorocarbon products by purchasing Bioline Biofilament – a 100% biodegradable fishing line that provides an earth-conscious…
Jan 23, 2009
The World Champion Pittsburgh Steelers
Nobody thought it was possible this year. With arguably the toughest schedule in the NFL, The Steelers set out on a quest to impose their will. That… is exactly what they did.
Even when our fast and furious starters where, at the least strained and sprained and at the most unconscious, we never took our eye off the prize. If it sounds like I’m taking this personally, you are reading me correctly. As we look forward to next…
Nov 2, 2008
Changing the Color and Minds of Money
Gaming enthusiasts—and we are talking about gamblers—might refer to “green” as that which gets folded into one’s wallet. Such tender works when it comes to debts public and private. However, what about the debt to the environment?
A new breed of gaming company is betting that they can make “green” more than the color of money. EGM Green is one of the leaders in spreading the green concept to pastures perhaps more commonly described by sand. “Las Vegas…