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S'shmaan Boosts Immune System, Energizes, Fights Cold/ Flu
Séshmaan Miracle Herbs is a 100% natural Ayurvedic formuation. Each packet contains 14 Ayurvedic herbs that dissolve instantly in a cup of hot water or any other tea/soup/cider that you enjoy! Yes, 14 herbs that you don't have to brew at all! Séshmaan Miracle Herbs will boost your immune system, give you a clean energy boost and also provide relief from cold/ flu symptoms. At S.G.P. Inc, it is our commitment to produce and promote products that are derived from ancient wisdom, environmentally sustainable and with no side effects to its users. Manufacturing facility awarded ISO 14001: 1996 certification for its Environmentally friendly processes and the ISO 9001:2000 certification for Quality Management Visit www.seshmaan.com to learn more or call 1-866-SESHMAAN
Driving and riding on cleaner, cheaper, domestic electricity!
The SFEVA is an educational, support and advocacy group for the promotion of electric vehicles. Electric cars, scooters, and bikes provide emission-free personal transportation using cleaner, cheap, domestic electricity.
Vision for Green and Sustainable Remodeling
A firm committed to green and sustainable remodeling making a difference in Chicago
S.O.S. Juice is a solar powered juice and smoothie bar that will serve organic, locally-grown,seasonal juice and smoothies to uplift the health of our communities.In January 2012, SOS Juice began a monthly live juice, urban art, and health education forum atUnited Roots, Oakland. S.O.S (System out of Our System) Juice is Earth Amplified’s monthly community event that educates participants on the benefits of juicing and healthy lifestyles. It provides pathways for its attendees to create healthy lifestyles via the direct consumption of live juice from fresh fruits and vegetables, conscious urban culture, and the awareness of themselves as beings connected to the Earth.
Emma Saal's positive energy encourages her students to cultivate a practice that is personal and nourishing while exploring their edge, and her laid-back vibe allows one listen to their inner-teacher learning to accept from a place of gratitude. She believes the body has profound inner intelligence that we access during yoga practice to bring us self-awareness and comprehension that ultimately reveals our true core…pure love.
Sabertec's BLADE - Cut Emissions, Cut Fuel Consumption
Sabertec is an environmental technology company specializing in affordable air pollution and global warming solutions.We will be featuring BLADE at the Chicago Green Festival, our breakthrough technology that easily attaches to the tailpipe of a car or light duty truck and reduces emissions of greenhouse gases, air pollution and toxic particulate material while increasing fuel economy. Blade Your Ride... because you should feel good about what you drive.
John Sacelli is the author of The AngeLynx Oracle and Angelish Dictionary, the founder of CHI KA GO, and a long-time alternative practitioner in
sumptuous sleeping pillows, yoga and meditation cushions
Sachi Organics produces a line of sumptuous sleeping pillows in organic cotton, eco wool, kapok and buckwheat hulls. We also manufacture yoga and meditation cushions in our family owned business in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Safety-Kleen / EcoPower motor oil uses up to 85% less energy to produce than oil refined from crude. It conserves resources and reduces dependence on foreign crude. EcoPower is a synthetic blend to provide extra protection and performance. Like conventional oils, EcoPower exceeds the highest North American standards for motor oil performance.
AlisonSaffoldis the Director of Communications for the Chicago Climate Action Plan, the City of Chicago's blueprint for lowering greenhouse gas emissions and addressing climate change.
Carl Safina is a prominent ecologist and marine conservationist and president of Blue Ocean Institute, an environmental organization based in Cold Spring Harbor, New York. He has also been a recreational fisherman since childhood. “I love the hunt and know the thrill of the kill,” Safina told William J. Broad for the New York Times(September 22, 1998). “But I’m not sure we should be doing it. They [the fish] need a break.” After reaching the conclusion that, if overfishing were to continue at the current rate, entire populations of fish might cease to exist, Safina became an advocate for the very creatures he grew up hunting.
A winner of the prestigious Pew Fellowship, MacArthur Fellowship and Guggenheim Fellowship, Safina has written five books—Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World’s Coasts and Beneath the Seas; Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival; Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth’s Last Dinosaur; Nina Delmar: The Great Whale Rescue; The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World, and due out in April of 2011, A Sea in Flames: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout. Safina’s new TV series, Saving the Ocean, premiered on PBS in April 2011. Check local listings.
Carl Safina was born on May 23, 1955 into a middle-class Italian American family in the Ridgewood section of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. His father, a schoolteacher, raised canaries, and in second grade, Safina began breeding pigeons in the family’s backyard. When he was 10 the Safinas moved to Syosset, New York, a short distance from Long Island Sound, off the north shore of the island, where Carl and his father often went fishing for bass. As a teenager Safina played the drums in various jazz and rock bands. (He worked his way through college by entertaining at private parties and weddings in the New York metropolitan area.) When a classmate from Syosset High School recruited him to help with a bird-banding survey on Fire Island, off the south shore of Long Island, Safina’s love for wild birds, or “living jewels,” as he has called them, was ignited. He attended the State University of New York (SUNY) at Purchase, where he earned a B.A. degree in environmental science in 1977. He then trained hawks and worked briefly with falcons for the Peregrine Fund, a nonprofit organization. He also investigated suspected illegal toxic dumping sites for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. He next entered a graduate program in ecology at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey; he received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in ecology in 1981 and 1987, respectively.
Beginning in 1979 Safina had also worked for the National Audubon Society, primarily studying hawks and seabirds. While observing foraging terns in the waters around Long Island for his doctoral degree, he noticed declines in creatures that shared the terns’ realm–striped bass, tuna, marlin, sharks, and other fish, as well as sea turtles. Safina began to think that fish needed just as much protection as the birds he had been studying. “People never thought of fish as wildlife,” he told Joe Haberstroh for Newsday (June 19, 2002). “They just thought fish was something that wound up in the fish store, or on a plate in a restaurant.” One day in 1989, while he was fishing in the Atlantic Ocean about 50 miles off the coast of Fire Island, he noticed some fishermen catching “ridiculous amounts” of bluefin tuna, as he recalled to William J. Broad. “Somebody got on the radio and said, ‘Guys, maybe we should leave some for tomorrow,’” he told Broad. “Another guy came on and said, ‘Hey, they didn’t leave any buffalo for me.’” That offhand comment affected Safina profoundly: he realized that, through overfishing, entire species of fish could literally vanish. He began referring to global overfishing as “the last buffalo hunt.”
In 1990 Safina founded the Living Oceans Program at the National Audubon Society, where he served for a decade as vice president for ocean conservation. Concurrently, from 1991 to 1994, he served on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council of the U.S. Department of Commerce, to which he was appointed by the secretary of commerce. In 2003 he co-founded and became president of Blue Ocean Institute, an organization dedicated to inspiring among humans a closer relationship with the sea and helping more people realize its power and beauty. The Institute is designed to inspire, rather than demand, conservation by using science, art and literature to build a “sea ethic” and a greater appreciation for the oceans and their inhabitants.
Safina’s first book, Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World’s Coasts and Beneath the Seas, was published in 1998 to rave reviews. In it Safina described his travels with high-seas fish and fishermen; in the salmon rivers, forests, and coasts of North America’s Northwest; and among the coral reefs of the tropical Western Pacific Ocean. He also recounted his experiences with individuals whose work might destroy or preserve those locales. The book was praised for its readability, poetic descriptions of the sea, and heartfelt pleas for conservation. It was named aNew York Times Notable Book of the Year and a Library Journal Best Science Book, and won a Los Angeles Times award for nonfiction and the Lannan Literary Award for nonfiction. According to Contemporary Authors (1999), Richard Ellis characterized Safina for the Los Angeles Times Book Review as “an ecologist with the soul of a poet” and Song for the Blue Ocean “a frightening, important book.”
Despite the attention he devoted to fish in his previous book, Safina did not forget his first love, birds. In an article for Time Magazine’s Earth Day edition (April/May 2000), he considered the plight of the albatross, writing, “Like the albatross, we need the seas more than the seas need us. Will we understand this well enough to reap all the riches a little restraint, cooperation, and compassion will bring?” His next book, Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival (2002), followed a Laysan albatross, which he named Amelia, throughout one breeding season, detailing both the dangers Amelia and her kin faced and the remarkable feats they accomplished, such as living for up to 60 years and flying, as individuals, millions of miles in total. In a review forAmerican Scientist (July 1, 2002), David Blockstein called the book “an honest first-person account of field biology in action.” “Thought-provoking, witty and beautifully written,” Blockstein wrote, “the book recounts dramatic adventures (both human and avian), philosophically explores life and death, and chronicles the relationship between humans and nature.” In 2003 Eye of the Albatrosswon the John Burroughs Medal, which has been awarded annually since 1926 to works that combine scientific accuracy, descriptions of fieldwork, and creative natural-history writing. Eye of the Albatross also garnered the inaugural National Academies Communication Award for explaining a scientific topic to the general public better than any other book published that year.
Safina has engaged in many successful conservation efforts. He has helped ban high-seas driftnets and overhaul federal fisheries laws in the U.S., and has persuaded fishermen to call for and abide by international agreements to restore depleted populations of tuna, sharks, and other fish, as well as creatures that constitute bycatch or bykill (marine life unintentionally captured by fishermen), such as dolphins and sea turtles. In 1995 he was a force behind the passage of a new fisheries treaty through the United Nations, and in 1996 the U.S. Congress incorporated some of his ideas in the Sustainable Fisheries Act, which required rebuilding of marine-life populations depleted by fishing. In the late 1990s Safina also raised awareness of declining shark populations, and by 1998, in the absence of an official recovery plan, he and other activists had succeeded in persuading several prominent restaurateurs in Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C., to remove swordfish from their menus. “Everyone has to be part of the solution. There’s little use in commercial and recreational fishers pointing fingers at each other,” Safina said in an article forAScribe Newswire (August 26, 2004). “Commercial fishing is not all bad and recreational fishing is not all good. A fish doesn’t care if you are a commercial or a recreational fisherman. It only cares if it surrounded by water—or on ice.”
In 2000 Safina won a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, popularly known as the “genius” grant. He used the prize money, which was distributed over the course of five years, to fund his research and the travel it entailed. His other honors include the International Game Fish Association Conservation Award, the Pew Charitable Trust’s Scholar’s Award in Conservation and the Environment, the American Fisheries Society’s Carl R. Sullivan Conservation Award, and recognition from Rutgers University as the most distinguished alumnus to graduate from the ecology and evolution program. He has received honorary doctorates from Long Island University and SUNY. Audubon Magazine named him one of the top 100 conservationists of the 20th century, and the World Wildlife Fund named him a senior fellow in its Marine Conservation Program. Safina is a visiting fellow at Yale University, an adjunct professor at SUNY–Stony Brook, and an elected member of The Explorers Club. In addition to his books, Safina has written upwards of 100 articles for scientific and popular journals. Seizing every opportunity to enlighten the public about the continuing dangers to marine wildlife, he also lectures. He appeared on theBill Moyers PBS special Earth on the Edge (2002). “I predict that over the next few years,” he wrote in Science and Technology (Summer 2003), “consumer education will become the largest area of growth and change in the toolbox of ocean conservation strategy.”
Safina is greatly concerned, as he told Current Biography, with the “embattlement of reason and science.” He believes “that information must be conveyed in the context of values, and that we must reinvigorate veneration of reason and fuse it with a renewed quest toward truly traditional values of peace, compassion, generosity of spirit, and love.” Although he is not religious in the conventional sense, he finds spirituality in nature and the creatures he studies.
Safina lives in Amagansett, on Long Island, with Patricia Paladines and her daughter Alexandra. They have several pets, including a rescue dog, a king snake, a rose-haired tarantula, a rabbit, and a goldfish. Like his work, Safina’s leisure activities take him outdoors; besides fishing, he enjoys snorkeling, scuba diving, clamming, kayaking, and bird watching.
A fresh variety of handmade bags, table linens and more to help brighten and spruce up the day. Designed to easily integrate ecological options into a busy lifestyle. Featuring useful products for on the go and original screen prints. From organic and other sustainable materials to low waste, nontoxic manufacturing processes to recycled packaging, Sage & Kai considers both people & planet all along the way.
Sahajayoga Meditation is unique technique to quickly help you achieve self awareness. You will feel calmer, more relaxed and better focused every time you meditate. Sahaja Meditation can help you understand more about yourself - from health to "your inner self" and in doing so, you gain personal power, awareness and control. As Shri Mataji, the founder of Sahaja Meditation has often said, "we become our own masters."
At SAI, we build Eco-Healthy Homes that families love to live in. That means taking the time to understand your needs exactly- a kitchen design for entertaining, storage and organizational solutions that work, de-stressing zones and flexible spaces personalized for the way you live. Every member of our team understands what it means to "be in services". Let us help you design a home that accommodates your changing needs. - growing children, blended families and aging in place- bringing value and tranquility to your living space. Architects, designers, office personnel and the construction team work hand in hand to deliver an experience designed to take the worry out of building your home. We look forward to the opportunity to be in your service.
Upon leaving her village in the Andes at age 17 in search of a better life, Evangelina Pizarro found a job in a jewelry factory in Lima and worked nearly 80 hours a week (earning only $115 a month). She was raising two children alone and was locked in the factory each day until the managers decided it was okay for the workers to go home. Evangelina had no choice when she could leave to care for her children or when she would get paid which was often not for 6 months at a time.
After seven monotonous years in the factory, Evangelina decided that she deserved better. She convinced several other workers to break off and form their own business. Their first attempt failed and most of them ended up back in factory jobs. But shortly thereafter, Evangelina heard about a Fair Trade project in Peru and went to see if she could be involved. Evangelina and her colleagues formed Munay Rumi and after a year spent working on design and improving the samples theyd originally showed, they produced their first jewelry items for export.
Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment.
President Cornacchia signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) pledging to continue to be an early adopter of environmentally friendly solutions (Climate Action Plan). Solar arrays on top of buildings generate electricity on campus. A cogeneration plant produces both low carbon heat and electricity for academic buildings on the West Campus. Saint Peter’s remaining electricity is purchased off campus: 100 percent renewable energy generated by wind power.
Saint Peter's new Green Energy Command Center serves as the nucleus of the entire initiative as it is filled with software and equipment that tracks the amount and type of energy being used on campus, the total amount of energy savings and data on the carbon saving benefits. This center will serve as a learning laboratory and will be used as an educational tool for students from a wide range of academic programs.
SPC Students can join S.A.V.E. (Students Against Violating the Earth), which sponsors environmental activities which are often service-based.
The Environmental Studies major. Social Justice minor, and Environmental Science concentration offer new learning opportunities for students entering our ever-greening economy, and increases the presence of Saint Peter’s as a socially and ecologically responsible institute of higher education.
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Good intent, good design.the sak introduces sakroots, a creative, soulful and dynamic collection of sustainable bags with style. A tribute to the brand's heritage established two decades ago, sakroots demonstrates "peace and harmony among all things" with the use of environmentally-friendly materials, dyes and processes. Forgoing traditional inside branding, sakroots' interior tags feature non-commercial messages such as "happy & free", meant to bring cheer to each bag owner.sakroots retails for $39-$129 and is available at department stores including Macy's and Nordstrom's as well as online at thesak.comEmbarking on a greener future, sakroots supports The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees campaign which raises funds to restore and plant one billion trees by 2015 on 2.5 million acres of Brazil's Atlantic Rain Forest, one of the greatest repositories of biodiversity on Earth.
Sala has been a prosecutor and public speaker for more 15 years. She is currently the Community Court prosecutor for the Seattle City Attorneys Office, a problemsolving court designed to reduce recidivism by connecting nonviolent offenders with various social service agencies to address homelessness, poverty and isolation. This is a pilot program wherein Salas role is to screen individuals for eligibility, ensure offenders are held accountable for their criminal behavior and engage in program planning and development.
Sala previously worked as community prosecutor assisting community members in their efforts to address chronic public safety concerns within their neighborhood. In this capacity, she developed creative problemsolving solutions and partnered with various businesses, government agencies and law enforcement to implement action plans. She also created and conducted public training workshops that empowered residents to become more involved with their community.
As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and domestic violence, Sala has undertaken a lifetime commitment towards the support and empowerment of victims of criminal behavior. She is a charismatic individual who has spent 20 years working with various therapeutic modalities in order to better articulate the complications of victimization and trauma to the larger community. Sala has an extensive history working with and speaking on behalf of victims through her work as a prosecutor and volunteer with various restorative justice organizations. She is a dynamic speaker and can effectively communicate the subtle nuances surrounding the short and longterm effects of sexual abuse, violence and childhood emotional trauma.
Sala has a BA in humanities from LeMoyneOwen College, a historically black college in Memphis, TN.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: JOEL F. SALATIN
Joel Salatin, 51, is a fulltime farmer in Virginias Shenandoah Valley. A third generation alternative farmer, he returned to the farm fulltime in 1982 and continued refining and adding to his parents ideas.
The farm services more than 2,000 families, 10 retail outlets, and 30 restaurants through onfarm sales and metropolitan buying clubs with salad bar beef, pastured poultry, eggmobile eggs, pigaerator pork, foragebased rabbits, pastured turkey and forestry products using relationship marketing.
He holds a BA degree in English and writes extensively in magazines such as STOCKMAN GRASS FARMER, ACRES USA, and AMERICAN AGRICULTURALIST.
The familys farm, Polyface Inc. (The Farm of Many Faces) has been featured in SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, GOURMET and countless other radio, television and print media. Profiled on the Lives of the 21st Century series with Peter Jennings on ABC World News, his afterbroadcast chat room fielded more hits than any other segment to date. It achieved iconic status as the grass farm featured in the NEW YORK TIMES bestseller OMNIVORES DILEMMA by food writer guru Michael Pollan.
A soughtafter conference speaker, he addresses a wide range of issues, from creating the farm your children will want to making a white collar salary from a pleasant life in the country. A wordsmith, he describes his occupation as mobstocking hervbivorous solar conversion lignified carbon sequestration fertilization. His humorous and convictionbased speeches are akin to theatrical performances, often receiving standing ovations.
He has authored six books, four of them howto types: PASTURED POULTRY PROFITS: Net $25,000 in 6 months on 20 Acres, SALAD BAR BEEF, YOU CAN FARM: The Entrepreneurs Guide to Start and Succeed in a Farming Enterprise, and FAMILY FRIENDLY FARMING: A MultiGenerational HomeBased Business Testament, and HOLY COWS AND HOG HEAVEN: The Food Buyers Guide to Farm Friendly Food. His most recent release, EVERYTHING I WANT TO DO IS ILLEGAL: War Stories from the Local Food Front, explains the hurdles and opportunities facing local food systems.
His speaking and writing reflect dirtunderthefingernails experience punctuated with mischievous humor. He passionately defends small farms, local food systems, and the right to opt out of the conventional food paradigm.
His mother Lucille, wife Teresa, daughter Rachel, son Daniel, daughterinlaw Sheri, grandsons Travis and Andrew, and granddaughter Lauryn, work fulltime together on the family farm.
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Promoting food production that is environmentally, emotionally and economically enhancing for both producer and consumer, Joel Salatin is a third generation clean food farmer. His presentations about the familys 550acre Virginia farm often receive standing ovations.
Author of five books, magazine columnist, and wordsmith, Salatin describes his diverse farm enterprises with earcatching phrases: salad bar beef, pastured poultry, pigaerator pork, foragebased rabbits, and feathernet eggs. What he calls relationship marketing to 500 families and 30 restaurant cheerleader patrons gives his farm, Polyface Inc., retail dollars for everything produced.
Although his message is a decidedly positive one, it draws clear distinctions between food produced in inhumane, factory farms and food produced in pasturebased, animalfriendly farms.
His presentations carry several themes: let animals do the work, value adding through marketing, diversity and multipleuse, reverencing the pigness of a pig, and animals eating their salad bar. Woven throughout his talk is a strong consumer thrust for responsible food buying: one bite at a time, each of us creates the landscapes our grandchildren will inherit.
A truly innovative farmer, he has received numerous conservation awards. Featured in Smithsonian Magazine, National Geographic, and Gourmet, the farm attracts visitors from around the world to view its animalfriendly, pasturebased, environmentallysound, nutrientdense, entrepreneurial production and marketing models. His mother, Lucille, wife Teresa, daughter Rachel, son Daniel, daughterinlaw Sheri, and grandson Travis, work fulltime together on the family farm.
Dennis is president and co-founder with his wife and partner Lenora of Salazar Packaging, Inc. where they provide custom eco friendly packaging solutions. They also offer stock green packaging products through www.GlobeGuardProducts.com which was the first internet store featuring all eco-friendly packaging supplies. Most recently they launched www.ReusablePackagingOptions.com which features innovative products such as their Globe Guard® Reusable Box and Globe Guard® Reusable Box Sealer™.
Dennis is also the founding member of Green Packaging Group which features products and advice from six different leading sustainable packaging companies. In addition, Dennis is a prolific writer and his work has appeared in several packaging, numerous green blogs including his own blog, Inside Sustainable Packaging, which is highly regarded by the green community as well as the packaging industry
In October of 2010 Salazar Packaging was named the preferred packaging supplier to Green America’s Green Business Network in 2011 their Globe Guard product line was qualified by Delta-Institute for points used in LEED certification.
Leila is the Program Director at Amazon Watch overseeing its programs and campaigns to defend the Amazon and advance indigenous rights. She has over 15 years of experience working on international campaigns to defend the world's rainforests, in particular in the Amazon and Indonesia. Previously she was the Director of Rainforest Action Network's Rainforest Agribusiness Campaign and the coordinator of Amazon Watch's Clean Up Ecuador Campaign. She has also worked as an organizer at Global Exchange, an international human rights organization, and is a graduate of Green Corps, the training school for environmental leaders. She is a native Spanish speaker and a proud mother of two.
Claudia Salerno Caldera is the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change for the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Before her appointment to this post by President Hugo Chavez earlier this year, she led the International Cooperation Office at the Ministry of People's Power for the Environment. As Venezuela's chief climate negotiator, she is most wellknown for her intervention in the Copenhagen climate summit (COP 16) where she protested the imposition of the Copenhagen Accord by a small group of developed countries, after it became clear that they would only have a few minutes to vote on the accord that had been decided upon behind closed doors in the middle of the night without input from the majority of countries, or inclusion of the previous work done by the climate working groups at the UN. She also serves as the director of International Institutions at the Multilateral and Integration Affairs Office in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela. She is a long time environmentalist and holds a Ph.D. in international environmental law.
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Recently certified GREEN by CABN, award winning Salute Sante Grapeseed Oil is truly The Chef's Choice! It's high smoke point (485 F) makes it ideal for sauteing, frying and baking without smoking, splattering or burning. The light taste enhances the flavor of ingredients, making it perfect for everyday cooking. It's ideal for marinades and salad dressings that will not cloud when chilled. Salute Sante!'s Infused Grapeseed Oils shine with delicious fresh flavors, making them ideal as a liquid spice for all your cooking possibilities. Infused with roasted garlic, basil, chili, rosemary and lemon - the oils are a natural for vinaigrettes, for marinades, or as a simple and delicious dip for bread in place of butter or margarine. Salute Sante! Grapeseed Oils provide valuable antioxidants and essential fatty acids, contains NO cholesterol; are TRANS FAT FREE and are NON GMO.
Salvare La Vita Water (SLV Water) started out with a simple idea: What if an American bottled water company could provide clean drinking water for those in need around the world? SLV Water intends to do just that, satisfying market demand for quality, eco-friendly bottled water, while promoting initiatives that address the need for clean drinking water on every continent. Salvare La Vita means "save lives" in Italian Here's how it works: For every 31 bottles purchased, we provide one person with clean water for 20 years. The bottle that's all in one: Recyclable & Compostable & Biodegradable
Welcome to Sambazon, the world's #1 source for Acai and the world's only certified organic acai source. Acai Fruit as found in Sambazon Products is the best naturally occurring antioxidant on the planet. Find Acai Drinks and retailers at Sambazon.com.
Dirk Sampselle is Founder of B Revolution Consulting, a benefit corporation consulting firm which structures, funds, and markets B Corporations. Dirk is an expert in the benefit corporation legal entity and strategy for mission-driven enterprises. He is a former member of the B Lab public policy team, and is one of the three principal authors of the Benefit Corporation White Paper, the legislative memorandum that is used to educate legislators on the benefit corporation legal form and facilitate legislative adoption by the States. Presently, he is co-authoring two law review articles, each of which focus on legal strategy for social enterprises.
He is a Dean’s Scholar Juris Doctorate and MBA Candidate at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, where he will also receive a Certificate in Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible Business. Prior to attending graduate school, Dirk founded Citizens for Social Justice, a 501(c)3 which provides transitional housing and educational rehabilitation services to the homeless population of Gainesville, FL.
Phone? Tablet? It’s Galaxy Note! Galaxy note is a new type of smartphone, borne of insight and innovation. It is the ultimate on-the-go device which consolidates core benefits of diverse mobile deviceswhile maintaining smartphone portability
Uniting a worldwide community to save wildlife.
The San Francisco Bay Guardian Online, Featuring the Best of the Bay and independent reporting on San Francisco.
A 55-acre botanical oasis in San Francisco
The San Francisco Botanical Garden Society builds communities of support for the Garden in Golden Gate Park, and cultivates the bond between people and plants.
SF Environment -- San Francisco's Environment Department -- is a collection of visionary environmental professionals who are dedicated to helping all San Francisco residents and businesses take an active role in protecting and enhancing their urban environment.
The San Francisco Film Society is Northern Californias premiere organization for filmmakers and cineastes.Internationally recognized throughout its first half century of groundbreaking activity, and poised to dynamically respond to the rapidly changing needs of its industry and constituents well into the future, the Film Society offers an inclusive and rewarding range of year round public programs that investigate and celebrate the artistry and innovation of the worlds most pivotal and imaginative cinematic visionaries.The Film Society educates, entertains and enriches diverse audiences and communities with programs and events in four core areas: embracing internationalism; educating Bay Area youth; celebrating Bay Area film and media; and exploring new media and digital technology.
Join San Francisco's leading festival for groundbreaking and compelling films on the urgent environmental issues of our time. Launched in 2011, SFGFF presents an annual film festival each spring, along with year-round community screenings and events in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to educate and connect communities through forward-thinking programs of environmental films and discussions. Find out how you can get involved and take action!
Offering MBA Emphasis in Sustainable Business
Offering an MBA with an Emphasis in Sustainable Business. Transforming mainstream business through an AACSB accredited MBA with one-third of the coursework focused exclusively on ethical, social and environmental dimensions of business. Five full-time dedicated core faculty. Part-time or full-time program.
Julie Sanches, a volunteer for Hostelling International, gives presentations and workshops to the DC community on World Travel and how to be a respectful traveler. Having been to over 50 countries, Julie is keen to open the minds and hearts of Americans to venture out, explore and embrace other cultures all while reducing their individual footprint.
With a deep knowledge in sales, advertising and marketing and having the experience of knowing how to take a business from concept to market David joined with Charles Feit to help successfully launch OnForce Solar.
Headquartered in Bronx, NY., OnForce Solar started out with 2 employees installing solar pool systems and today employs over 20 people designing, financing and building large commercial solar projects in the tri-state area.
Prior to joining OnForce Solar, David was V.P of Sales for The Media Power Group introducing new carrier-agnostic mobile application to advertisers. In 2005 David was head of sales and marketing for a new herb-infused vodka opening a new category in the spirit industry.
David started his career working in the advertising industry Directing TV commercials with advertising agencies for national brands such as McDonald’s, Wells Fargo and AT&T.
David graduated from Adelphi University with a business degree.
Richard has been in the specialty coffee industry for the past 7 years and currently helps develop transparent supply chains between coffee companies and coffee farmers and farm workers at Fair Trade USA. In that time, he has been fortunate to explore the world of specialty coffee in both coffee growing and consuming countries. He has had the pleasure of working with coffee farmers in Rwanda and Nicaragua and has served you coffee throughout the Bay Area.
Over the past few years, he has become an active member in the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Barista Guild of America. He has lived in both Japan and Russia, where he studied both languages and their respective coffee cultures. When not working in coffee, you can find him riding his beloved Single Speed, studying Japanese and Spanish and trying to master his girlfriend’s Organic Miso Soup recipe.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Spa hotel is located on a beautiful white sand beach on the exclusive Riviera Maya. It lies on an extensive natural area at the edge of an exotic jungle surrounded by cenotes, mangroves and natural lagoons in an ecological environment.
Santistevan is from Taos, New Mexico and is currently engaged in a Ph.D. program in the Biology Department at the University of New Mexico. Most recently, he worked as Project Director for the New Mexico Acequia Association. Acequias are communally managed irrigation ditches that have served as local democracies for several centuries in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. With the NMAA, Miguel coordinated the Sembrando Semillas, a youth project created to inspire and facilitate the coming of the next generation of irrigators and local agricultural activists. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UNM and a Master of Science in Agriculture Ecology from the University of California, Davis. Miguel is a certified science teacher for grades 712 and has taught Permaculture Design with the Traditional Native American Farmers Association. He maintains a seed saving and experimental farm operation in Taos, continues as a mentor with Sembrando Semillas, and produces a monthly radio show about acequia culture called Que Vivan las Acequias! For more information about these projects or to download the radio show, visit www.lasacequias.org.
Vanessa Santos is a Project Designer and a recent graduate of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design with her Master in Landscape Architecture. She worked in garden design and maintenance with Campion Walker Garden Design in Venice, CA before joining the residential team at Mia Lehrer + Associates. Her passion in gardening is focused on habitat creation, sustainable climate-adapted planting and quiet beauty.
Mia Lehrer + Associates is internationally recognized for its progressive landscape design and development of a wide spectrum of ambitious public and private projects that include urban revitalization developments, large urban parks, and complex commercial projects. Founder Mia Lehrer’s advocacy for urban ecology and people-friendly public space is a driving force behind all the firm’s projects, along with a great appreciation for community input. The highly experienced, engaged and creative team prides itself on reaching out to stakeholders for their thoughts and ideas about projects that affect their neighborhoods and their lives. Lehrer believes that great landscape design coupled with sustainability has the power to enhance the livability and quality of life in our cities, and in doing so, improve by great measure the quality of our environment.
Peruvian Artisan Fair Trade Sustainable Crafts Wholesale Retail
Based in Peru Sanyork supports 63 fulltime artisans by providing room and board, equipment and raw materials and a permanent outlet to market its hand made products. Artisans are paid a fair percentage of the selling price of each item. Products are sold at modest prices to ensure continuous work to all involved.
A McGill University alumni from Montreal, Canada, Sunny is now a graduate student in the Department of Engineering and Computing Sciences at the New York Institute of Technology. Her work includes being the energy analyst and data manager for the Long Island Carbon Footprint Project. Sunny’s field of study includes environmental engineering, renewable energy, energy policy, carbon accounting, and, of course, sustainability.
Sapothecary creates handmade artisan quality bar soaps for private label customers using the cold-process method and essential oil scents. Our soaps are made using a minimum 84% organic content with organic extra virgin olive oil as the main ingredient. We offer custom formulation, eco-friendly packaging options, and logo imprinting. In the near future we will offer other organic personal care products.
Sara Harris is host and senior producer of Hear in the City: radio realities from the urban landscape (broadcast on KPFK 90.7FM in Los Angeles). An audio artist and radio journalist with 15 years experience in Los Angeles and Mexico, Sara brings a strong commitment to issues of urban environment, education, public wellness, and social equality to the forefront of the media conversation. Sara’s radio stories have been featured on Marketplace, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Studio 360, The Next Big Thing, Living on Earth, BBC’s The World, and Mexico’s IMER national network.
Sara is co-founder of the urban sound-mapping project: RadioSonideros. Sara launched the Los Angeles Bureau of Youth Radio in 2003 and founded the AudioPostales cross-border youth radio project. She holds an M.A. in Specialized Journalism from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and continues teach radio and multimedia journalism to teens with award-winning, nonprofit The HeArt Project.
Stacie-Saraswati Dooreck is a Certified Gentle Integral Yoga Instructor, Certified Sivananda Hatha Yoga Instructor Since 1995, and a Certified Kundalini teacher, bringing a wealth of knowledge to her classes. Stacie used chair yoga while healing from an illness and continues to share with others the benefits of chair yoga. In 2011 she was featured on CBS Ch. 4 News Healthwatch teaching "Yoga for Seniors". In addition, Stacie is a Certified Fall Prevention Trainer for seniors and trained as an Enhanced Fitness Instructor (evidence based chair exercises and fitness for seniors including cardio, strength training and stretching). She created and leads SunLight Chair Yoga Teacher Trainings in the US and Bahamas ashrams and yoga studios, which includes a 100+ pg teaching manual.
holistic approach to development, peace & spiritual awakening
Self-help organization that takes an integrated, holistic approach to development, peace, and spiritual awakening
Unique hand-crafted home decor from Lombok, Indonesia
Beautiful, unique hand-crafted home decor from Lombok, Indonesia, including hand-burnished pottery, textiles, basketry, palm leaf, palm bark and wood products. Imported by a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation for ten years.
Sass Brown is the Assistant Dean of the School of Art and Design for the Fashion Institute of Technology, and the former Resident Director of their study abroad program in Florence, Italy. Originally from London, England, Sass established herself as a designer with her own signature collection. As a researcher, writer, journalist and blogger, her area of expertise is eco fashion, in all of its different expressions, from slow design and heritage craft skills to recycle, reuse and new business models. Her first book, Eco Fashion, showcases some of the best expressions of eco fashion around the world. Her website and blog features eco fashion designer overviews, resources and an eco fashion calendar. www.ecofashiontalk.com
Stylish hemp bags and hemp clothing since 1993
Sativa Bags makes stylish hemp bags that you gotta see to believe. Lots of pockets and tons of style.Hemp hoodlamb has been making hemp clothing for men and women since 1993. Starting in amsterdam, they are known the world over for their cozy winter jackets.
Satori Movement brings sustainability to fashion using hemp, organic and recycled fibers. Satori offers a full range of sustainable apparel and accessories for both men and women active and casual wear.
A collective of creative, progressive thinking, organically driven individuals, the Satori Movement continually strives to find new ways to reduce our environmental impact and improve our quality of life, one sustainable garment at a time. The Movement shares awareness, positivity, culture and great products promoting a natural, organic lifestyle.
Satori Movement brings sustainability to fashion using hemp, organic and recycled fibers. Satori offers a full range of sustainable apparel and accessories for both men and women active and casual wear.A collective of creative, progressive thinking, organically driven individuals, the Satori Movement continually strives to find new ways to reduce our environmental impact and improve our quality of life, one sustainable garment at a time. The Movement shares awareness, positivity, culture and great products promoting a natural, organic lifestyle.
Environmentalism, Animal Advocacy, and Social Justice Magazine
Satya is a monthly magazine that focuses on animal advocacy, environmentalism, social justice and vegetarianism. Satya means truth in Sanskrit, and is derived from and inspired by Mohandas Gandhis nonviolent Satyagraha or truth action movement for social change. Now in its twelfth year, Satya Magazine is committed to continuing Gandhis legacy by increasing dialogue among activists from diverse backgrounds and engaging readers in ways to integrate compassion into their daily lives.
Six years ago, Saulter exchanged her car keys for a bus pass. Though she originally gave up driving out of concern about the detrimental effects of car culture on the environment (global warming, pollution and deforestation, to name a few), the decision has profoundly and positively changed her life. Now married with a young daughter, she is more committed than ever to her choice. Saulter and her family love getting around by busnot just because of their concern for the planet or the physical and financial benefits of riding transit, but also because it's fun. Saulter writes the blog Bus Chick, Transit Authority for The Seattle PostIntelligencer, in which she chronicles her experiences as a person who visits gas stations only for restroom emergencies. Her work includes practical advice about how to get around the city without a car and observations about buses and the people who ride them. She's currently working on book, entitled Rules of the Ride: A Transit Rider's Bible, a howto/whyto handbook about transit culture and carfree living.
Snowmen Orphanage dedicated to eliminating Global Warming
An up and coming non-profit organization, Save a Snowman is a snowmen orphanage dedicated to building a sustainable world. Our projects involve the restoration and protection of Earths Ecosystem, with particular attention on renewable clean energy.Understanding the importance of creating awareness, Save a Snowman dedicates special attention in inspiring the youth to be a pro-active and a positive force in the world of tomorrow. We are currently working on intergrading programs within schools including class projects and field trips as well as projects designed specifically by children and teens themselves, raising money to "green" their schools and promoting a global outreach between children worldwide. We at Save a Snowman strongly believe in the inspiring opportunity we have before us; to re-assess our relationship with the planet, re-design our economy and create a sustainable world for our children and our childrens children. We invite you to visit us today and discover what you can do to make a difference. Offers 100% natural and biodegradable merchandise.
SDC advocates to end the genocide in Darfur
The Save Darfur Coalition raises public awareness about the ongoing genocide in Darfur and mobilizes a unified response to the atrocities that threaten the lives of people throughout the Darfur region. It is an alliance of more than 180 faith-based, advocacy and human rights organizations. The coalition's member organizations represent 130 million people of all ages, races, religions and political affiliations united together to help the people of Darfur. For more information on the coalition, please visit www.SaveDarfur.org. To obtain footage from the Darfur border region, coalition events, various interviews, and more, please visit the Save Darfur Coalition media gallery at http://media.savedarfur.org.
Fresh, safe and locally grown food campaign.
The Save Our Food campaign was designed by Virginia Farm Bureau to educate consumers about the foods they eat and encourage everyone to seek out and enjoy all of the delicious locally grown foods available. Its the first, and most important, step anyone can take toward supporting Virginia agriculture and helping to ensure that Americans will never become dependent on foreign sources of food.
We are a non-profit public benefit corporation working to protect the last intact orange orchard complex (circa 1913) in Santa Ana. This five-acre property includes 230 Valencia orange trees, the original Craftsman bungalow farmhouse and garage/workroom. In addition to preserving this historic gem, once acquired, we will create a center for urban agriculture which will feature the orchard, an exhibition garden & a community garden where we will provide nutritious food and educate the community about food security. Please support this important endeavor.
SAVE THE FROGS! is the world's leading amphibian conservation organization. We work in California, across the USA, and around the world to prevent the extinction of amphibians, and to create a better planet for humans and wildlife. Stop by and visit our Amphibian Education Station where you can learn about the wild world of frogs and how to protect them from extinction! You can also make some amazing frog art and pick up an awesome eco-friendly gift!
All-natural and organic personal care products company.
Save your skin, body, lips and hair with our unique natural and organic body care line featuring the antioxidant rich ingredients of organic yerba maté and organic aloe vera. We promise to help you save your world with a product pledge of One Product = One Acre of Rainforest Saved for One Year®, so feel good about saving your acre(s) for a year with a purchase of exfoliating soap bars, shower gels, body lotions, castile organic body washes, exfoliating organic oils soaps, shampoos, conditioners or lip balms. We also pledge: no animal byproducts, no testing on animals, no parabens, no Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and no 1, 4 Dioxane are ever found or practiced in our products or production. So go ahead and nourish your body and your GREEN soul with a whiff of our rainforest themed scents made with pure natural essential oil blends. Choose from Rainforest, Oasis Fruit, Regal Blossom or Pure Mist.
- The Green Parent: A Kid-Friendly Guide to Environmentally-Friendly Living
A fulltime mom, an environmentalist, and a former National Park Service ranger, Savedge is author of The Green Parent: A KidFriendly Guide to EarthFriendly Living.
Savers pays The Friends of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago every time you donate. Drop off locations can be found at any of the following 8 Chicagoland Savers.
Downers Grove #1167
2900 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove , IL 60515
Phone: (630) 968-2795
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
Carol Stream #1185
1231 N. Gary Ave.
Carol Stream, IL 60188-9423
Phone: (630) 588-3090
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
St. Charles #1184
3880 East Main Street
St. Charles , IL 60174-2411
Phone: (630) 513-6280
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
204 South State Route 59
Naperville , IL 60540
Phone: (630) 778-8967
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
Orland Park #1186
15625 94th Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
Phone: (708) 460-3655
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
Arlington Heights #1179
780 West Dundee Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1562
Phone: (847) 398-5250
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
Lake Zurich #1190
945 South Rand Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Phone: (847) 438-2561
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
Crystal Lake #1176
230 W. Virginia Street
Crystal Lake , IL 60014-7245
Phone: (815) 444-0276
Hours: Mon-Sat 9-9 | Sun 10-7
Founded in 1954, Savers, Inc. is a privately held thrift store chain that operates nearly 300 stores across the United States, Canada and Australia.
For nearly 60 years, Savers has been in the business of connecting communities and building a bridge between donors with surplus goods and shoppers who can give those goods another life instead of one in a landfill.
Here’s how the Savers Cycle works:
• Ultimate Thrift Experience: The more the merrier is a reality at Savers. Store shelves are filled with tens of thousands of unique treasures and quality everyday items – all inside a department-store-like environment that’s easy to shop and easy on the wallet. Merchandise is neatly organized into specific departments, with labeled shelves and racks that make it easy to find bargains for brand name apparel, authentic vintage finds, housewares, furniture, collectibles and much more. Each Savers store stocks more than 10,000 fresh items every day, and that’s in addition to the 100,000 items already in store. There really is something for everyone!
• Donate and Make a Difference: Savers believes that goods repurposed within local
communities benefit local communities. That’s why the goods Savers provides in its stores are always tied to local nonprofit organizations. Every Savers store supports one or more nonprofits in its community, and pays its partners
for every donation of clothing, housewares, furniture and more. These partnerships turn otherwise unused goods into sustainable revenue that supports nonprofits’ vital community programs and services. Over the past 10 years, Savers has paid its collective nonprofit partners more than $1.5 billion which helps fund their important work.
• Green from the Start: Since its founding, Savers has focused on giving communities’ gently used goods a second chance. In fact, Savers is one of the largest recyclers of used clothing in the world – repurposing more than 600 million pounds of goods each year. Items not suitable for store shelves are shipped to developing countries for resale and to domestic material wholesalers to be recycled into new materials such as mixed rags, car insulation and much more.
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Have you considered thrift?
Today thrift has entered the mainstream and is one of the fastest growing retail segments, attracting families on a budget to six-figure professionals looking for the best selection, bargains and value for their money.
Savers stands out with its inviting stores, but also because
of its unique retail model. Similar to eBay® and Craigslist, Savers primarily offers secondhand goods and like Tom’s®, its business approach is centered on providing a societal benefit. By purchasing and reselling gently used merchandise, Savers provides essential
funding to more than 140 nonprofit organizations; low-cost and high quality goods to consumers; and benefits to the environment through the reuse and recycling of used items.
Watch out Christmas, Halloween is nipping at your toes as one of the most celebrated holidays! And Savers is the Halloween destination with the largest selection of both new sought-after costumes and accessories and gently used ones– from new wigs and fairy wings to pre-loved 80’s prom dresses, Savers truly has it all – and at scary low prices.
Holiday Sweater Party?
We’ve got you covered. Kudos to you for donating that holiday sweater or tie back in 1989 when it went out of style. If you plan to host a now-trendy “tacky holiday sweater” themed party this winter, come over to Savers. During the Holiday Season,
Savers stores have racks of the silliest holiday sweaters to choose from.
Thrift is Chic...and Green!
Bargain hunters, vintage lovers and fashionistas all have one thing in common – Savers! Shopping thrift is a great option for those who love to express their personal style with unique, one-of-a-kind pieces, as well as those who want the best-known brands without paying the price. Also, consumers now more than ever view secondhand shopping as a form of recycling – it’s one of the easiest ways to “go green.”
Big Back to School Savings
Why buy brand new clothes at the rate kids will wear them out? Savers is the ultimate shopping destination for kid-approved shoes, clothing and other must-have items.
A family who shops at Savers for back-to-school can:
•Save 71% when compared to a discount retailer
• Save 91% when compared to an upscale retailer
• Expect to spend about $90 on a full wardrobe for one child
Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom manufactures the finest natural and organic mattresses with natural latex and certified organic materials. Learn more about how to create the perfect natural latex mattress, visit our new store in Berkeley!
Savvy Rest manufactures organic mattresses and bedding
Savvy Rest is the nation's leading organic mattresses and bedding brand, made in central Virginia and sold in a growing network of independent eco-themed stores across the country. Savvy Rest was the first natural mattress manufacturer to take heed of consumers' increasing concerns about indoor air quality and the toxic chemicals used in most conventional mattresses. Savvy Rest Organic Mattresses are made of all-natural latex rubber, certified organic wool and certified organic cotton. The Savvy Rest bedding line includes organic mattress toppers, sheets, mattress pads, and pillows.
Levana Saxon is an organizer and educator with Practicing Freedom, using participatory action research, popular education, theater and creative action to generate collaborative community-led change with schools and non-profits including the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and the Movement Strategy Center. She also organizes, writes and choreographs flash mobs with the What Rhymes With Capitalism? Flash Mob Collective, best known for their "I Will Survive Capitalism." As a teenager she built giant puppets and performed with Art and Revolution and facilitated Theater of the Oppressed public interactive performances. Later she taught Ecopedagogy, an arts-based form of popular education for ecological justice at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. As Education Coordinator with Rainforest Action Network, she trained for arts based actions with communities across the country, and developed curriculum about climate change. She has a Masters in Education in Participatory Theater from S.F. State University.
Help create a humane and sustainable world.
Saybrook Graduate School & Research Center is a regionally accredited, nonprofit, distance learning graduate institution. Grounded in the humanistic tradition, Saybrook offers MA and PhD degrees in Psychology, Human Science, and Organizational Systems.Students may choose a degree concentration in: Consciousness and Spirituality, Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology, Integrative Health Studies, Organizational Systems or Social Transformation. Within the Psychology degree program, students may choose to specialize in one of the following: MA in Psychology-Marriage and Family Therapy, MA Psychology-Creativity Studies, or a PhD in Clinical Psychology.Saybrook also offers several non-degree certificate programs: Building a Sustainable World, Community Health and Development, Creativity Studies, Dream Studies, Expressive Arts, Leading Organizational Transformation, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Socially Engaged Spirituality, and Violence Prevention and Response.
Raphael Sbarge is an actor, writer, teacher and producer but most importantly a father to two small children, who inspired him to do something, however small, to make a difference to the world they will inherit.
As an actor he began at the age of four on Sesame Street, but grew up back stage in costume shops or in rehersal rooms with parents also in the business. He has extensive Broadway, off Broadway and region theater credits, but is known for work in films like Risky Business, My Science Projet, Independence Day, Pearl Harbor, over 30 in all. On television he has appeared on many, many shows including 3 seasons of The Guaridan, TV movies such as Billionaire Boys Club, Introducing Dorthy Dandridge, A Street Car Named Desire, among others.
Raphael is extremely gratified to be introducing the Green Wish™ program along with so many other extraordinary people.
At SBI we are dedicated to bringing you the highest quality readily sustainable insulating products and remodeling services available in the marketplace today. Our staff of professionally certified foremen and technicians will educate you as to the amenities and goods we offer and work with you to ensure your needs are met. Whether you are looking to improve your homes energy consumption or change the look of your home, SBI has what you need to get the job done!Affordable products and quality customer service for everyone is the standard for SBI. Contact us today to see what we can do for you. Quality, enduring craftsmanship - still the heart of the businessCustomer service to the Nth degree - exceeding expectationsMaking these (Quality, Green, Sustainable) products affordable
Boarding School, Organic Farm, Hands-on, Community-oriented
Scattergood Friends School has provided students from around the world with a college preparatory education since 1890. Unique in our approach, we emphasize living in community and are devoted to fostering the growth of the whole person. Scattergood offers a unique blend: strong college-preparatory academics, a cooperative work program, environmental awareness, and roots in values such as equality, simplicity and integrity. Met with the realities of our current environmental and economic problems and an educational mission, Scattergood is compelled to confront prevailing unsustainable practices and take actions to fight global warming and biodiversity loss not because actions taken by a small school like Scattergood can directly impact global trends but because we have the potential to extend values of sustainability and conservation to our students and community. The magnitude of Scattergood's role is humble, but the moral imperative is great to insure that local and global ecological systems continue to meet the physical, intellectual, and cultural needs of humanity.
Ashley Schaeffer is the Rainforest Agribusiness Campaigner at Rainforest Action Network. Born and raised in Mendocino County, Ashley Schaeffer comes from a family of solar energy pioneers. A lifelong vegetarian and passionate animal rights activist, she is fiercely committed to halting industrial expansion of oil palm plantations to ensure that orangutans don't become extinct. Before joining RAN in 2009, Ashley worked on social and environmental justice campaigns across the country with Amazon Watch, Green Corps, and finally Greenpeace for several years. Prior to her organizing career she worked for the World Learning Institute in Ecuador.
Ethan Schaffer is the co-founder of GrowFood.org , an international nonprofit dedicated to training a new generation of organic farmers. The organization has grown into a network of over 2,100 farms in 57 countries where people can work and learn. In 2009, Grow Food launched Viva Farms, a 33 acre farm incubator located one hour north of Seattle in the Skagit Valley. Ethan was a recipient of the Brower Youth Award, a top national honor for young environmental leaders. He survived lymphoma cancer when he was 15 years old.
Mark Schapiro is editorial director of the Center for Investigative Reporting in San Francisco. He has written extensively on foreign affairs and his work has appeared in Harper's, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine and other publications, and he has reported stories for Frontline, NOW with Bill Moyers, and American Publice Media's Marketplace.
Dr. C. Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at MIT, the founding chair of the Presencing Institute, and a founding member of the MIT Green Hub. Scharmer has consulted with global companies, international institutions, and governments in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has codesigned and delivered awardwinning business leadership programs for client firms including Daimler, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Fujitsu, and Google. He also facilitates crosssector programs for leaders in business, government, and civil society that focus on building peoples collective capacity to achieve profound innovation and change.
Scharmer holds a Ph.D. in economics and management from WittenHerdecke University in Germany. He introduced the theoretical framework and practice called presencing in his book Theory U: Leading from the Future as It Emerges (2007), and in Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society (2005), coauthored with Peter Senge, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers. With his colleagues, Scharmer has used presencing to facilitate profound innovation and change processes both within companies and across societal systems. More information about Scharmer and his work can be found at: www.presencing.com
Scheer is foremost a connector. With broad experience in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, he loves to think strategically about how to create the spaces where communities grow and thrive. Scheer excels at building, extending and utilizing networks by utilizing social marketing, creating buzz and working to identify and build upon areas of shared interest across diverse groups of people.
Scheer is founder and managing director of ReVision Labs, a Seattlebased consultancy working to harness the power of business to build a vibrant and sustainable world. He is also founder and executive director of Seattle Greendrinks, a nonprofit working to connect people around environmental issues.
Previously Scheer worked in operations at Zipcar (formerly Flexcar), where he was particularly proud of his successful work serving lowincome populations, and his accomplishments as general manager for Zipcar in the Southern California market. In his college studies, he maintained a consistent bridge focus with music and political science, environmental studies and public policy. He has worked, traveled and studied in New Zealand, Japan, England and Brazil.
Schendler is executive director of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company. Previously a research associate in corporate sustainability at Rocky Mountain Institute, Auden has been a trailer insulator, burger flipper, ambulance medic, Outward Bound instructor, high school math and English teacher, freelance writer and Forest Service goose nest island builder.
An avid outdoorsman, Schendler has climbed Denali, North America's highest peak, and kayaked the Grand Canyon in winter. His writing has been published in Harvard Business Review, The Los Angeles Times, Rock and Ice and Salon.com, among others.
A LEEDaccredited professional, Schendler was named a global warming innovator by Time magazine in 2006, and in 2007 he testified to Congress on the impact of climate change on public lands.
He lives in Basalt, CO with his wife Ellen and their children Willa and Elias.
Karen Schiff is cofounder of Ecobunga!, an online directory listing hundreds of green giveaways and deals with over 10,000 ecoconscious shoppers on their newsletter, Facebook, RSS, and Twitter feeds. Ecobunga! launched in 2008 and is a Green America approved business.Schiff is responsible for content and marketing and has reviewed thousands of green promotions, screening each to ensure that the listing is truly a green, genuine deal. She and her business partner launched Ecobunga! In response to research which showed cost as the top impediment to people buying green
The New Now and Zen Epicure; Japanese Cooking: Contemporary and Traditional
Author, chef, food product creator and former restauranteur, Miyoko Schinner has created and promoted healthful, vegetarian/vegan cuisine for 30 years. She is the author of three vegan cookbooks and has written for numerous publications. Her products and unique approach to vegan cuisine have been featured in numerous publications, television and radio shows, including the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner, Newsweek, New York Post, ABC World News Tonight, NPR’s Marketplace and California Report. She teaches cooking in the McDougall Program and has created a whimsical WebTV show called Miyoko's Kitchen. She is currently writing a vegan cheese book, slated for publication in March 2012. Miyoko's Cooking Show www.miyokoskitchen.com Miyoko's blog http://veganmanifesto.com/
Mark Schlosberg is the national organizing director, and is responsible for developing strategies for Food ; Water Watch's national campaigns and managing the organizing department. For over fifteen years, Mark has developed and carried out organizing and advocacy campaigns on a wide range of environmental, racial justice, and civil liberties issues. At Food ; Water Watch since 2008, Mark was previously western regional director and is based in San Francisco. Before joining Food ; Water Watch, Mark worked as a policy director at the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California where he authored numerous reports and lead campaigns on issues ranging from civilian oversight of the police to government surveillance and privacy. Mark has a J.D. from New York University and a B.A. in economics from University of California at Berkeley.