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Apr 21, 2016
Earth Day Network
As another Earth Day approaches, celebrate the advancements that have been made and take a moment and reflect upon changes that you can incorporate into your lifestyle to ensure a more sustainable future for us all.
Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the Earth Day Network has been a leader in the environmental movement, providing events to raise awareness, coordinating group activities, and motivating people to take action to protect the planet.
On this 46th Earth Day,…
Jun 24, 2014
Bioneers 2014 Conference
What are Bioneers? If you’ve never heard the term, then you haven’t been introduced to this group of social and scientific innovators founded by Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simon in New Mexico in 1990. At that time, the name and the non-profit organization it described were focused on providing a way for people from all geographic locations and walks of life to connect and collaborate to work on solving some of the world’s most complex social and environmental…
Jan 11, 2014
Captain Planet Foundation
If you or your children are of a certain age, you may recall a popular Saturday morning cartoon featuring five Planeteers from five continents who summon planetary elements to help them protect and take care of planet Earth. The show was the brainchild of media mogul Ted Turner, and began airing in 1990. In its 6-year run, the popular cartoon ranked number 1 in ratings, aired in over 100 countries, and won Emmys, Environmental Media Awards, Parents’ Choice…
Jun 8, 2013
Telluride Bluegrass Festival
At the upcoming 40th Telluride Bluegrass Festival, held high up in Colorado's San Juan Mountains on June 20-23, 2013, the focus is as much on keeping the Earth green as it is on keeping the "Festivarians" grooving. Since the festival first began, the organizers, Planet Bluegrass, have focused on ways they can offer an entertaining music experience while leaving a small carbon footprint. Despite the fact that the organization has expanded over the years to include not just…
Feb 4, 2013
The Environmental Media Assoc.
Media surrounds us, all day every day, it seems. From television to movies to the Internet, celebrity culture seems a part of our daily lives. What if it was possible to use that power to benefit a worthy cause? This is exactly what the Environmental Media Association (EMA) does. Since 1989, the EMA has used celebrities, television and movies to help bring awareness to environmental issues. Sometimes, the message is subtle, such as having characters in a sitcom…
Oct 13, 2012
University of Colorado’s Sustainable Stadium
As the fans crowd the 53,613 seats at Folsom Field to cheer on the “Buffs,” and the team takes to the SportGrass stadium floor, you would think game day would be the only thing on most people’s minds. But at “America’s Top Green University,” a ranking given by Sierra Magazine to the University of Colorado in 2009, fans, students and staff alike are also constantly thinking about keeping Folsom Field a zero-waste facility and making sure the venue…
Jul 3, 2012
San Francisco Giants Ballpark
Experiencing America's favorite past time at a major league venue is an unforgettable experience: the food, the camaraderie, the thrill of watching your team pull out a victory at the bottom of the ninth inning. One major league ballpark is striving to make the experience even better by becoming the "greenest" ballpark in the country. With a firm environmental policy set in place and numerous green upgrades, the San Francisco Giants AT&T Park can claim their park is…
Apr 6, 2012
Christie’s 3rd Annual Green Auction
Christie’s International is once again bringing its reputation and resources to help benefit four environmental organizations with this year’s Annual Green Auction, “Bid to Save the Earth 2012.” The Auction will be hosted by Christie’s at Rockefeller Center on April 11, 2012, helping bring environmental issues to the forefront in a big way just before Earth Day. With fabulous items and packages to bid on, a host of famous names on hand to help publicize the event, and…
Nov 10, 2011
Opportunity Green’s 5th Annual Conference
Wouldn’t it be great to have some of the most innovative and knowledgeable green thinkers together in one room to share ideas, inspire and teach? Karen Solomon and Mike Flynn, the co-founders of Opportunity Green, thought so, too. This year’s annual conference, to be held at the Los Angeles Center Studios on November 9-11, features a wealth of information, ideas and action steps for today’s sustainability-minded businesses.
Opportunity Green was formed in 2007 and has grown exponentially since that…
Sep 15, 2010
For those of you that are tuned into sustainable fashion design I am sure you understand that this has been a very exciting week in NYC. New York Fashion Week has been in full swing since last week but the highlight of the Manhattan experience just wrapped up last night. For the third season in a row, The GreenShows has brought the best of eco-designers front and center to the international fashion world.
The GreenShows took place in stylish Chelsea,…
Apr 9, 2010
Improving the city of Atlanta, Georgia one tree at a time, Trees Atlanta has blossomed into a nationally recognized citizens group aimed to protect and improve Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating the public. Since 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted and spread more than 75,000 trees across the city of Atlanta with more than 20,000 large shade trees decorating the downtown area.
Trees Atlanta was founded in 1985 – a joint effort involving Central…
Feb 26, 2010
Hannah Teter is the Winter Olympian with a golden heart, as the American snowboarder has been spreading the wealth of her success in many life-changing ways. Using the notoriety of her Olympic accomplishments and by embracing innovative ways to green her actions, Teter is making headlines with her most recent plans –living a life that accommodates the environment and places less stress on our natural resources.
After the fervor of the Vancouver Olympics die down and…
Feb 5, 2010
Join Our Green Sales Team
The Green Connoisseur is looking for an experienced, environmentally conscious national online sales representative. This is a telecommutable position that could be based out of NYC or California. If you are eager to live and work in your passion zone and feel that you meet the qualifications below, contact us at [email protected]
Conduct consultative sales of online advertising to select green and sustainable companies to drive revenue for our network of web-based publications.
Maintain a high volume…
Jan 21, 2010
Hope For Haiti Benefit
“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.” - Edward Everett Hale
Most individuals are aware of the 7.0 quake that devastated Haiti last Tuesday – as well as the rising death count which is the result of that quake. What some people may not be aware of is that millions of…
Sep 21, 2009
Eco-Luxe at Rouge Tomate in NYC
The Green Connoisseur will be attending the Eco-luxe event at the Rouge Tomate in New York City on September 22, 2009. As a member of the press, we will be bringing you the latest and greatest the sustainable luxury market has to offer. Be sure to check back with us soon for the event highlights and TGC Select offerings from this inaugural Eco-luxe affair.
Dec 11, 2008
Eagles Soar with GO GREEN Campaign
In 2003, the Philadelphia Eagles led the way as the first professional sports organization to implement an environmental strategy. Their GO GREEN Campaign continues to impress today. The Eagles have instituted comprehensive recycling programs and renewable energy purchases as well as initiating programs such as tree-planting, using organic and pesticide-free materials on their playing fields, and recycling cooking oil which had been used in the team’s kitchens and concession areas for the production of bio-diesel fuel.According to Don Smolenski,…