Rich Cohen is the Founder and CEO of Distant Village, a sustainable packaging and design company. His company is recognized as a sustainable pioneer and innovator. Awards include 2011 Most Innovative Sustainable Program and 2010 Best Eco-CSR Program. Distant Village has established an international reputation for authenticity in sustainability since 2000. The company is based in Chicago with operations in Philippines, UK, and France.
Mr. Cohen has held leadership positions in sustainability, international business development & strategy, innovation and technology strategy within small businesses to Fortune 500 firms. He has lectured internationally to professional associations, conferences, and universities on the topics of sustainability, brand development, technology, and international strategy.
Dianna Cohen is Creative Director & co-founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition, a global alliance of individuals, organizations and businesses working together to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals and the environment. Los Angeles-based multi-media visual artist, painter and curator Cohen is best known for her two-dimensional and three-dimensional works using recycled plastic bags – sewn together – ranging from small hanging pieces to room-sized installations.
Matthew has been immersed in sacred body-mind disciplines for over 30 years. At a young age he discovered the great benefits of yoga; finding breath, balance, strength and focus in poses helped him calm his busy mind. Over the years Matthew studied many styles of yoga and became a certified yoga teacher eventually developing his style of Sacred Energy Arts.
At age 12 he started martial arts training and eventually earned a rank of 5th degree black belt in Shaolin Kung Fu. He has attained the title of Guru of Kun Tao Silat under the masterful Willem de Thouares. Matthew also has advanced training in several other martial arts styles.
Matthew is a highly sought after master teacher of Qi Gong and Tai Chi Chuan. Tai Chi Chuan is the most practiced martial art in the world today.
In addition, Matthew has developed a private healing practice. For over 20 years he has studied body-mind healing including Thai massage, Chinese styles of bodywork, Swedish, sports, deep tissue, craniosacral therapy, and more. His extensive training in healing has become the foundation of all his practices and teachings.
Matthew currently teaches at his Sacred Energy Arts Center in Santa Monica and exhale/Center for Sacred Movement in Venice, California, and also leads teacher trainings and intensive workshops both locally and internationally.
Sustainable living - community, privacy, great neighbors
Picture yourself living in a custom-built truly sustainable community, with privacy, knowing your neighbors, weaving webs of support, with the village it takes to raise a child, or for aging-in-community. Come meet the people co-creating these new EcoVillages in San Francisco (on Potrero Hill), Oakland/Berkeley, Grass Valley, Fresno, and beyond, and learn how you can live a more resilient, greener life.
CoHousing Partners develops sustainable neighborhoods
CoHousing Partners, LLC is a full service real estate development firm specializing in cohousing in California. We partner with future residents to create neighborhoods that are socially vibrant and environmentally sustainable. We have two offices located in Nevada City, California and Davis, California Our development team is the most experienced group of cohousing professionals in North America, having created dozens of successful communities. CoHousing Partners was born out of a decade long collaboration between Wonderland Hill Development Company and McCamant & Durrett Architects, which has produced a string of diverse, award-winning projects. Our firms principals have created and refined systems that allow us to partner with future residents to produce these award-winning neighborhoods.Land development is fraught with obstacles and risk. Our experience helps to mitigate that risk. Our approach is to impart the knowledge and skills to enable our groups to focus on the important issues, to make good decisions, and ultimately move into the neighborhood of their dreams.Our communities are strong because we involve the members in every facet of the process: visioning, community organizing, planning, investment and budget. Members of our completed communities tell us its worth being involved. In fact, they tell us that it is one of the most valuable things they have ever done.
Sean Coker is the cofounder of Beneficial Biologics, a northern California based company dedicated to sustainable farming and living practices. His focus is on biological research with an emphasis on understanding natural systems and solutions inherent within the dynamics of existing ecological systems. While growing up Sean watched the family farm in rural South Carolina fail along with the local heritage due to unsustainable farming techniques. This ultimately led his journey into a passion for efficient, economical, and environmentallysound methods of food production and soil management. The natural progression led into an interest of bioremediation and its practical applications. His passion also dives into alternative healing practices and he is also the cofounder of Soularwise, a webbased company dedicated to providing unbiased information on health and well being through positive life style choices.
Steve Coleman is the cofounder and director of Washington Parks ; People, DC's awardwinning grassroots alliance of community park partnerships. Parks ; People has dramatically transformed once crimeridden innercity DC parks from Meridian Hill/Malcolm X to Marvin Gaye Park, galvanizing tens of thousands of people to rebuild green communities in the heart of the city. In the process, Parks ; People has advanced a new approach to handson civic environmental action that is now being used to help advance the Cool Capital Challenge, the DC region's model onebillionpound carbon dioxide diet. Driven by its motto, We Have the Power, and its call to action, Cool Now, Cool Capital (www.coolcapital.org) is an unprecedented partnership of businesses, institutions, congregations, and communities working together on immediate direct action to reverse the climate crisis. A range of other cities are already beginning to adopt the Cool Capital model.
A cum laude graduate of Princeton University, Coleman is founder andpresident of Sisterhood Agenda. Her research has covered racialidentity, selfesteem, and stigmatization.
For Rob, design is about communication, not random decoration. Rob applies his 20 years of experience in strategic communication, branding, naming and copywriting to provide his clients with solutions that speak their messages with a clear and effective voice. This approach has led him to awards for his work from the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Has also also been published in the prestigious design annuals, Graphis Poster and Graphis Logo Design 7. Rob’s work has also been accepted into the permanent design collections of the United States Library of Congress and the Museum für Kunst und Gwerbe in Hamburg, Germany. When Rob is not making his clients happy, he’s out on Lake Michigan in a kayak, or expanding his creativity by making culinary masterpieces in the kitchen.
Rogue Element is a small strategic design agency with big project experience that fuses a passion for creative communication with clients who make a difference. We fuse marketing intelligence with creative problem-solving to produce the most creative, memorable, and effective communications possible for our clients. We collaborate with you to visually charge your message with a uniquely authentic and memorable voice that stands out from the crowd.
Tony Coleman, founder of One Fam and Bikes 4 Life, is a long-time Bay Area activist committed to helping rehabilitate at-risk and incarcerated youth. Born in the Bay Area. Coleman is a co-founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, spearheaded the Third Eye Movement, and worked for American Friends Service Committee. Coleman’s passion for struggling communities is a result of being raised by a single mom in of one of the Bay’s grittiest neighborhoods, the notorious Tenderloin District. He understands well the perils of dysfunctional families, a lack of positive adult role models and inadequate social services. Coleman’s own success story inspired him to work with those dealing with similar circumstances. He has put those lessons to use at One Fam, helping to motivate youth to become productive members of society. Bikes 4 Life is a green business/social enterprise bike shop that serves West Oakland. They sell high-end, affordable bicycles, organize events and train youth.
At Ford, Jon works with Ford's fleet customers to develop sustainable solutions to their specific needs through the use of technology, fleet optimization and understanding driver behavior.
Jon has been involved with sustainability at Ford for more than 10 years and has represented Ford at venues ranging from the United Nations to the Academy of Management to TED and other thought-leading conferences. His passion for sustainability is evident in his research focusing on how large organizations engage in sustainable behavior and how that decision making process can be embedded in the organization's day–to-day operations. This research provides unique insights into the evolution of corporate sustainability. Jon’s view of sustainability goes far beyond "green" to include human rights, urban mobility and societal well-being, embracing the ideal that true sustainability involves "doing more good, not doing less bad."
Colvin is the founder of Maternal Organic Methods, which certifiesproducts that are prepared completely chemicalfree with no synthetic,natural gas, or petroleumbased ingredients.
Junk Removal and Property Clean out for both Business & Reside...
Originally founded by a group of college buddies to earn extra money for summer vacation, COLLEGE HUNKS HAULING JUNK® has evolved into a multi-truck, year-round junk-removal service. We help you FINALLY get rid of those unwanted items by providing friendly and clean-cut collegiate teams to remove junk quickly from anywhere within your commercial or residential property. We proudly donate a portion of revenue from each job to local college scholarship programs.
A former journalist and Emmyaward nominated editor at CBSTV, Senator Collins has used her journalism experience and communication skills to support progressive agendas that seek to create economic and social welfare policies that reduce inequality, expand opportunities and strengthen communities.
As chairperson of the Senate Financial Institutions Committee, some of her major legislative accomplishments include the Mortgage Rescue Fraud Act; the landmark Sudan Divestment Act to End Atrocities and Terrorism in the Sudan; and the Payday Loan Reform Act. For her work on regulating the payday loan industry, Senator Collins was the recipient of the 2005 Monsignor John Egan Campaign Leadership Award. Other committee assignments include Appropriations I (ViceChair); Revenue; and Housing and Community Affairs.
Senator Collins is a graduate of Harvards John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Divinity School, and majored in journalism at Northwestern University. She has served as press secretary to Congressman Gus Savage, 1983; press liaison for Rev. Jesse Jackson, 1984; and minister of communications for the Faith Community of St. Sabina, 19871999. In 1998, she was honored as a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow and also had the distinction of serving as a 2001 Legislative Fellow for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington, D.C.
Senator Collins believes her political sentiments mirror those expressed by Dr. King, I have the audacity to believe that people(s) everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.
A religious response to climate change.
A religious response to climate change.
A leading academic and research university.
Colorado State University is a global leader in clean and renewable energy solutions. Campus efforts include building one of the first university-owned wind farms to provide enough power for the campus and surrounding areas plus converting university fleets to biofuels. On the research front, scientists are solving global issues with new spinoff companiesfrom creating clean burning cookstoves to reduce indoor air pollution in India and Nepal to retrofitting two-stroke engines to improve outdoor air quality in the Philippines to $1/watt solar panels. CSU recently developed a new business model to expedite the process of moving cutting-edge research to the marketplace. On display at the CSU booth will be products developed from university research that are currently helping improve the world's environment, information about CSU's new School of Global Environmental Sustainability, and professional development programs in sustainability. Also on display will be several recycled fashions designed by CSU students majoring in design and merchandising. In the Kid's Zone, CSU's Little Shop of Physics and the Colorado State Forest Service Puppet Show will be performing during the event.
Organically Color Grown Cotton Garments & Toys
We are a family owned company that proudly provides color grown cotton products that are handmade, organically grown, ecological and socially responsible. Our soft and unique products are made with naturally colored grown cotton without dyes, the way Mother Nature intended.
Fair Trade, biodegrable, beautiful bamboo, banana leaf coffins...
Colorful Coffins is pleased to announce it has been selected to be the exclusive distributor for Ecoffins in California.We are excited to introduce a line of Fair Trade Coffins, made out of Bamboo, Banana Leaf and willow next year.In line with the company's strong green beliefs, Ecoffins manufactures their entire product line using only organic, environmentally sustainable material.These coffins are available for next day delivery.
Eco Friendly Paint, Glazes, Stains, Color Consulting
Colori is an eco friendly paint boutique & color lab that is the only of its kind in Chicagoland, carrying eco-friendly paint such as C2 LoVo, Mythic Paint, Portola Paint & Glazes and Vermont Natural Coatings. Colori specializes in in-home color consultations, custom paint colors, color matching & the most healthy, gorgeous paint you can buy. All while supporting local and independently owned businesses.
The Northwest's premier diversity recruitment source
Colors Northwest Magazine - multi-cultural magazine from Seattle Washington.
Comcast Spotlight is the local advertising sales division of Comcast Cable. Its headquarters is located in New York City and support Green Festival through their regional office in San Francisco. The company has operations in more than 80 United States markets. Additional information available at ComcastSpotlight.com/SanFrancisco or call 888-776-8881.
Radiant Barrier for energy efficiency in existing homes
We offer a radiant barrier for energy efficiency in residential attics. Our product saves on average 30-60% on energy bills. This product is an add on to what an existing homeowner has as insulation, whether the insulation is new or old.
Stephen Commins teaches courses in regional and international development, and the role of Non-Governmental Organizations, at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. His current courses focus on urbanization in developing countries, NGOs and disaster management. Commins directed the Development Institute at the UCLA African Studies Center in the 1980s, and then worked as Director of Policy and Planning at World Vision International in the 1990s. He was Senior Human Development Specialist at the World Bank from 1999-2005 and managed several initiatives on service delivery in post-conflict countries and the relationships between political reform and improved services. Since 2005, he has continued his work on service delivery programs and is currently Strategy Manager, Fragile States, International Medical Corps, and the co-founder of the Health and Fragile States Network. He also consults on humanitarian emergencies for World Vision International, and disasters and safety nets for the World Bank in Bangladesh.
Tour sustainable organic farms and eco-communities
This summer, you can take an extraordinary journey. Tune up yourbike, pack your bags, and join fellow riders from all over the world for an incredible excursion across Oregon, utilizing the most sustainable method of transportation available. You will bike to organic farms and intentional communities, meetingincredible people committed to redefining our world. While studyingand applying the philosophies of permaculture, green building, small-scale economics, sustainable energy and intentional living, you willobserve local economics projects and grassroots democracy struggles in the communities you visit.You will participate in hands-on service projects and amazing democracy circles, while you gain a deeper understanding of how yourfood is grown by speaking with the very people who grow your organic food. And through hands-on service projects with leaders of the sustainability movement, you will contribute and *be* the change inyour world.While you explore and camp in some of the most incredibly beautifulplaces in Oregon you will learn about natural history and environmental ethics. You will live with the land and camp under thestars. You will be transformed, nourish your soul, and thrive.
Common Ground is the San Francisco Bay Area's magazine for Conscious Community, since 1974. We've been pioneering the $280 billion LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health & Sustainabilty) for decades.
As a proud media sponsor of Green Festival since its inception, we are equally proud of hosting the events' notorious after parties.
Visit our version of Bay Pride, at our booth, our party, and our website.
Common Ground Center is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, dedicated to bringing together and strengthening diverse families and communities. We offer programs focused on music and the arts, the healing arts and outdoor exploration. We also rent our beautiful facility to other camps, retreats, family reunions and wedding.
Empowering the progressive community.
CommonDreams.org, founded in 1997, is one of the original Internet-based organizations to provide breaking news and views for the progressive community. Our audience includes hundreds of thousands of citizens and grassroots activists seeking the best news and opinions relating to environmental issues and social justice and reform. We are a nonprofit, progressive, independent and nonpartisan organization supported by our readers. No advertising. No corporate money. No hidden agendas.
Community Alliance for Global Justice is a grassroots, membership-based organization in Seattle that was organized to continue the creative, collective action of the 1999 WTO protests. CAGJs dedicated volunteers contribute their skills, time and money to work for a just local and global economy. CAGJ currently has three programs: Food Justice Project, AGRA Watch and Trade Justice.
Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County,...
Our Mission StatementTo work in partnership with communities to empower families and individuals to achieve self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life. Community Action Promise:Community Action changes peoples lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
Community Forklift is a nonprofit thrift store for home improvement supplies and architectural salvage. We pick up donations of modern and vintage building materials throughout the DC metro region, then offer these items to the public at very low cost, and distribute free materials to civic groups and families in need. Our mission is to lift up communities by reducing waste, creating local green jobs, and making repairs affordable.
COK is a nonprofit animal advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. Working to end animal abuse since 1995, COK focuses on cruelty to animals in agriculture and promotes vegetarian eating as a way to build a kinder world for all of us, both human and nonhuman.
Compassionate Cooks is dedicated to empowering people to make informed food choices and to debunking myths about vegetarianism and animal rights through cooking classes, recipes and resources, workshops and lectures, articles and essays, a cooking DVD, the popular Vegetarian Food for Thought podcast, and Colleen's cookbooks, the award-winning The Joy of Vegan Baking and the new The Vegan Table. Compassionate Cooks gives people the tools and resources they need to prevent disease, optimize their health, and create new habits that benefit the Earth and all its inhabitants.
Computer and Electronics Reuse and Recycling
California's original, first-in-the-nation, celebrating 20 years of "REuse the Best, and Recycle the Rest".CRC keeps computers out of our landfills, DOES NOT EXPORT electronic waste, and with the nonprofit Computers & Education, provides refurbished technology through community programs to foster youth, elderly and disabled, as well as teachers & schools.We make Business pickups, provide data destruction services, and REuse electronics. We create local jobs, paying local taxes, sustaining community. We avoid shipping long distances to minimize exhaust emissions, traffic, and road wear and tear.Winner California WRAP award, Best of the Bay Award for Computer Recycling, and Congressional Environmental Award from Congressman Mike Thompson, 1st District, CA.
Computer Recycling Center (CRC), founded in 1991 is, the oldest continuously operating full-service collection, reuse, and refurbishment program in the U.S.A. Working with businesses and municipalities, CRC's participation in collection and drop-off programs diverted millions of pounds of computer equipment from landfills last year. Reuse of entire units is given highest priority, followed by disassembly for reuse of parts, and finally recycling for the elements of unusable remaining items.
Our mission is to REuse first (promote the highest and best re-use of computer and electronic equipment) and recycle unusable items to keep them out of landfills.
Richard Conlin was first elected to the Seattle City Council in November 1997 after many years of public service with Seattle-based community organizations. In 2007, the Council elected Richard to serve as Council President for the first of two two-year terms, the second of which will continue to the end of 2011. Over the past 12 years, Richard has focused on making Seattle a more sustainable city, reducing waste, strengthening neighborhoods, improving pedestrian mobility and transportation infrastructure, and making government more transparent. Prior to being elected as a Seattle City Council member, Richard Conlin was Director of the Community and Environment Division at Metrocenter YMCA from 1985 to 1996. He led the Seattle YMCA Earth Service Corps, supporting youth development through environmental education and action, and the Master Home Environmentalist program training volunteers to reduce home indoor pollution. Richard also co-founded Su stainable Seattle in 1989.
Seattle Architecturally driven Sustainable Design Build remode...
Conner Remodeling & Design has been renovating Seattle homes for over 28 years providing innovative sustainable design long before it was fashionable.Your call to us will prompt us to learn some basic information about you and your lifestyle from hobbies and pets to family so we can get to know you. Your initial appointment in at no cost to you Our Design coordinator comes to your home to listen to you and see the space that you want to remodel. Combined with our experience in design and construction we work with your budget to design a project that will fit your needs. We bill for our Design services on a time and material basis yet our construction is done on a fixed cost basis. By the time your project is designed the specifications will define the scope and look of your home as well as give you the price you will pay.Our clients are thrilled with the work we create together. We would love to discuss how we can work with you to do the same. Take a look at our website for some examples of some very please clients homes. Please call us today.
Local magazine covering LOHAS ~ Lifestyles of Health & Sustain...
Conscious Choice MagazineConscious Enlightenment magazines are dedicated to helping you craft a healthy, active, balanced life in the city. With each issue, we link the people, ideas and organizations that make you think, laugh, ponder, feel and - with any luck - act. It's all part of our master plan to make positive, lasting, substantive change - around the block and around the world.
Hemp bridal gowns and suits since 1995.
Conscious Clothing offers a full line of hemp/silk wedding gowns, tailored mens hemp suits , as well as mens accessories. New to Conscious Clothing, our line of eco friendly lingerie! Since 1995 we have been striving to make the world of eco friendly weddings a more luxurious place. We offer internet and direct sales , as well as a wholesale line. Custom designs exclusively available through our Santa Fe, NM atelier.
US distributor of Viana veggie meats
Wholesale Distributor of natural products. Exclusive distributor of Viana vegan meats substitutes, made with organic ingredients.
Conscious Living TV is an EMMY award-winning multi-platform news magazine show highlighting the best in sustainable, holistic living. Now in its 6th broadcast year, we cover green travel & design, hot eco-fashion, organic cuisine, natural health, urban sustainability and triple bottom line business--telling the stories that are helping to shape a more just and sustainable world. The show is currently available to millions of viewers worldwide via our online & broadcast TV syndication networks. Our newest platform is currently airing on taxi cab screens in cities across the U.S., including Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Boston.
Come Take Your Muddy Tire Tour
First Residential Conservation Community in Kankakee County. Saved 63% of the community as open space forever with seven fishing lakes, 20 acre wetland, 17 acre park, 5 miles recreational trails, 100 acre prairie restoration project. With the over 1000 mature trees saved, no homesite backs to another homesite.
A semester-long immersion for high school students in environmental studies and outdoor activities that deepens their love of nature, reinforces their commitment to conservation, and equips them to take meaningful action as environmental stewards. The Lowenstine Honors Scholarship program fully covers tuition, room, and board for all students.
Consignment/Resale of new & like-new apparel & accessories.
We are an upscale Consignment Boutique! We accept and sell only YOUR best new and like-new clothing, handbags, hats, jewelry, scarves, shoes, and more.
Our process “Printedgreen” is where your project is carcinogen, toxin and petroleum free. Consolidated started on the green journey in 1973 and is the leader in environmental printing. We have been awarded by Illinois Governors, the Illinois EPA, and the Printing Industry of America, winning the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award. See us for all your printing needs.
Consumer Reports is a powerful consumer organization and social change agent for consumers. We work to empower consumers to protect themselves. Consumers Reports supports the development of cleaner, renewable forms of energy, such as wind, solar, biomass and geothermal, and better energy efficiency in our cars, appliances and buildings. These ‘greener’ choices offer the opportunity to stabilize consumer energy prices and decrease water and air pollution. For more information, visit www.greenerchoices.org and www.agreenerfuture.org
Consumer Reports - working for a fair, just, and safe marketplace.
Reliable and practical advice on choosing more environmentally sound products, and making healthier lifestyle choices, from the publisher of Consumer Reports.
Providing clean renewable energy to homes in our community
Recycled Checks, Shredders and Green Facility Supplies
Recycled Checks, Shredders and Green Facility Supplies
Converged Green specializes in Smart Homes, Automation, Energy Management, Connected Systems, and Internet connected homes that Converge together to save you money, reduce your carbon footprint, and provide you with a convenient Smart Home that is fun and easy to operate. Full suite of design and installation services available.
Justin Conway is the Relationship Officer at Calvert Foundation, a nonprofit provider of innovative financial products and services that channel affordable capital to underserved communities and markets.
Before joining Calvert Foundation, Justin managed the Community Investing Program of Coop America, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors, and the Social Investment Forum, where he was instrumental in helping grow the overall demand for community investing.
Conwell is a Fair Trade advocate at Global Exchange working on the Fair Trade Chocolate Campaign. The Fair Trade Chocolate Campaign fights poverty, child labor and environmental destruction by encouraging major chocolate companies to buy only Fair Trade cocoa and individuals to only buy only Fair Trade chocolate. Conwell has extensive experience volunteering longterm on the ground throughout Latin America and has seen the devastating effects of a free trade economy on Third World countries. Conwell is studying at the University of San Francisco and is currently working on writing lessons to teach kids across the country how to be Fair Trade activists for Global Exchange's Sweet Smarts program.
Educates and engages families in energy actions
Cool The Earth is a ready-to-run program that educates K-8 students and their families about global warming and inspires them to take simple actions to reduce their carbon emissions. The program is successful because it's fun and empowering for the kids, and their enthusiasm is contagious!
Moms unite to address the most important issue of our time: global warming. Mothers concerned about the impact global warming will have on their children's future are forming groups and making changes to build healthy communities and a healthy planet. Now is the time to act for our children's future. Join, or start, a CoolMom Group in your neighborhood and connect with other local moms and learn what you as a mom can do to decrease your family's carbon footprint. Many small actions can have a big impact!
Jimmy Cooney, once an employeeowner at the University of Maryland's veganfriendly Food CoOp, is the general manager and one of three chefs who designed the eclectic menu at Caf
CCEnergy is California's only solar company OWNED by its members! Since our founding, we have helped nearly 1,000 homeowners and business owners move to clean and cost-effective solar energy. Stop by our booth and find out how we can help you!
Mary Cordaro, president and founder of Mary Cordaro Inc, is a healthy building consultant and Certified Bau-Biologist. Since 1989, Mary has been helping parents concerned about or sensitive to conventional building and interior materials and systems. Her collaborative approach is unique, synthesizing the fields of German Bau-Biologie and American building science. Together with a group of world class, highly specialized experts from the U.S., Germany and Switzerland, Mary and her team consult on all aspects of new construction, remodeling and energy efficiency, as well as testing and remediating existing buildings. She consults to and teaches homeowners, architects, interior designers, contractors and medical doctors around the country.
Christine Cordero is the Bridging Environmental Health and Justice Program Director of the Center for Environmental Health (CEH). For the past six and a half years with CEH, Christine has led CEH's work to connect environmental health issues to communities most directly impacted by toxic exposures. Christine works in partnership with community-based organizations and coalitions to create synergy between the environmental health and justice movements. She is proud to serve on the boards of the Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity (FACES), Worksafe, and the Stanford Asian Pacific American Alumni Club. When she grows up, Christine hopes to become a professional public speaker, dancer, and indoor volleyball player – not necessarily in that order.
100% Biodegradable & Compostable Disposables
100% Biodegradable & Compostable disposables.
CorePower Yoga Featured
Nonprofit cork recycling and environmental organization
Nonprofit cork recycling and environmental organization
Since 2004, under Jose Corona’s leadership as CEO of Inner City Advisor over $10 million of total pro bono investments and the creation of thousands of jobs has been generated. In 2011, these combined investments supported the creation of 2,445 good jobs, 60% are held by women, 68% are minority-held with the generation of $111 million in wages for local residents of the San Francisco Bay Area. Raised by a family of successful farming entrepreneurs, Jose knows by practical experience of how growing businesses has the power to transform communities.
Jose serves as vice chairman of the Board of Directors of YMCA of the East Bay, Lighthouse Community Charter School, Community Advisory Boards of The GreenLight Fund and One PacificCoast Bank. When Jose is not busy doing community development work, you will find him chasing after, his 2-year-old son, Mateo.
Anthony Corso is a Sustainable Design Consultant at OWP/P Architects where he serves as a member of the US Green Building Councils Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Core and Shell Review Team, as a LEED Consultant for public and private clients, and as the manager for the City of Chicagos Chicago Green Homes Program.
Prior to OWP/P, Anthony worked as an Urban Designer with Conservation Design Forum (CDF), a multidisciplinary ecologicallyfocused design studio. At CDF he worked on green urban design and community planning projects throughout the United States. Anthony has also conducted independent research on the design process and technologies used in highperformance buildings and sustainable community development projects in Australia, Europe, and the United States.
Anthony is an active member of the US Green Building Council Chicago Chapter and speaks regularly on Green Building, Integrated Design Process, and Sustainable Development Practices.
- Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat
Costa is a nationally recognized sustainable food and farming advocate. Her recent book, Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat is the culmination of the past seven years she has spent working to promote a more vibrant local food economy in California and beyond. In addition to the book, Costa has written for numerous publications on hotbutton issues such as Farm to School, eating locally, food safety, and how to create regional food systems. Costa's previous role as statewide director of California's Buy Fresh Buy Local campaign, and other positions held with Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), worked to engage stakeholders in our food system, from farm to fridge. Farmer Jane is Costa's first book that features over 30 women and how they are changing our food system for the better as farmers, educators, mothers, chefs, businesswomen, and policy wonks. The book also explains how businesses and eaters can get involved in changing how our country eats and farms. Temra works, cooks, gardens and writes in the East Bay of California. Costa is a radio show cohost on Green 960 (www.thegreenmorning.com), works as a food and communications consultant for various businesses, and speaks at events throughout the year.
Eco Adventure Resort and Campground, Spa, Restaurant
Green certified Lodging and Campground 50 minutes south of San Fransisco on the Coast. On-site spa and restaurant specializing in local, organic California Cuisine. Surrounded by 3 State parks and endless hiking and biking trails. Complete on-site group meeting space and catering available. Perfect for families, romantic getaway, weddings and corporate events.
American Institute of Architects:Committee on the EnvironmentOur mission is to promote the awareness and practice of sustainable design and green building with the participation of design firms, organizations, and individuals who support this endeavor.
Tradd Cotter, founder of Mushroom Mountain in Liberty, South Carolina, has been studying the art of identifying and cultivating mushrooms for over 15 years in the Southeast. An increased understanding in mycology, the study of fungi, has created a wealth of opportunities for humans to explore many aspects of planetary healing. Tradd's foundation in cultivation has evolved into a widespectrum of applications for bioremediation, perpetual food systems, natural pesticides, and recycling strategies to improve the local and global quality of life not just for humans, but for all the organisms with whom we share planet Earth.
Mushroom Mountain currently maintains over 50 species of fungi trained to create food, compost, degrade toxic chemicals, and to specifically target destructive insect pests like termites, carpenter ants, and fire ants.
Tradd also has ten years of landscape design experience, focusing on natural systems, hybridizing native plant and fungal systems to produce cooperative and selfbalancing ecosystems. His work with site restoration at Furman University while working with Earth Design in Pickens greatly has improved the scope of applications for using fungi in environmental landscape design, bioremediation, topsoil generation, and creating model circular systems for homeowners, businesses and schools.
Tradd lectures and consults all over the southeast on mushroom cultivation, recycling and composting with fungi, mycoremediation, and the benefits of understanding and expanding our positive relationships with the natural world around us.
Jeanine Cotter, Esq. is a founder of San Francisco solar installer Luminalt and is its President and CEO. She is one of few women running a solar construction company. Jeanine holds Luminalt’s C-46 solar contractors license and is a Certified Green Building Professional. She and her colleagues grew Luminalt without outside investors to become the leading solar contractor in San Francisco having built more solar installations in the City by the Bay than any other company. She is a passionate advocate for local renewable energy, creation of green collar jobs and sustainable business practices. Under her leadership, Luminalt became the first solar installer in San Francisco to become workforce development certified under San Francisco’s innovative GoSolarSF solar incentive program. Jeanine is a member of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s 100% Renewable Energy Task Force, the San Francisco Solar Task Force, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Advisory Council and the North American Certified Energy Practioners (NABCEP®) committee which has crafted the residential solar company accreditation program.
Founder of Sistahs of the Good Birth, an African American Birth ; Wellness Collective, CotterNorwood is a doula, ayurvedic practitioner, and a homeschooling, homebirth after cesarean (HBAC), mother of three wonderful children.
Culture and adventure at our Belize eco-lodge.
An eco-lodge hidden in the jungles of southern Belize. Only 11 private cabanas, family style meals, and attentive service means your stay will be intimate, relaxing, and memorable. We feature solar power, careful wastewater management, and an organic vegetable garden to minimize our impact on the surrounding environment. A variety of cultural and adventure activities are available daily. Choose from caving, waterfalls, Mayan ruins, village tours, swimming, kayaking, horseback riding, medicinal plant walks, birding, volunteering, and more. Cotton Tree Lodge is an ideal spot for couples, families, or educational tour groups. Get in tune with nature, truly relax, and experience what it's like to be somewhere completely different.
Organic Cotton Lifestyle Clothing for Men and Women
Cottonfield designs and manufactures a stylish line of organic cotton, hemp and bamboo clothing for the eco-minded working woman or man as well as a more casual line of yoga and everyday wear. We also have 100% organic cotton underwear for men and women and a line of women's sleepwear. Organic cotton is softer, more pure, hypoallergenic, comfortable, breathable, perspiration resistant and warming and cooling to the skin. Our garments feel luxurious and our customers love how they feel when wearing them. Most of our products are Made in the USA and are carried throughout the US and several other countries in boutiques, clothing shops and quality food stores. In addition to our line of clothing, we produce accessories and home goods made from organic cotton fabrics, from certified fair-trade hemp and silk-like bamboo. Although we are a small company, we're part of the worldwide movement which supports organic farming, fair wages, just living conditions and environmentally sustainable products. Our company reflects a new way of doing business. We care about the people with whom we are associated and feel a sense of responsibility to them.
Give and Let Live-- support nonanimal research.
The Council on Humane Giving is administered by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). PCRM promotes preventive medicine through innovative programs and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research.The Humane Charity Seal of Approval is the easiest way for donors to spot charities that are committed to providing vital services and care to patients or advancing research without the use of animals. With a rapidly expanding and diversifying list of approved charities, the Humane Charity Seal of Approval is leading the way into a new era of humane giving.
CMJ’s hemp seeds are packed with nutrition second to none! Gluten, dairy, soy & peanut free. An excellent source of Omega 6 & 3, iron, fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, zinc; and a highly digestible plant protein with 18 amino acids which is free of trypsin-inhibitors making hemp an excellent choice.
Cousin's Incredible Vitality exists to serve a growing community of health-conscious individuals. We offer Vegan, Raw gourmet foods through our restaurant, store, catering division, and meal delivery program, Live Box. We proudly reach out to our local community to educate through workshops, culinary, and detox programs.
Cousins teaches environmental politics at Western Washington University. He focuses his research efforts on the politics and economics of striving toward equitable and sustainable societies.
Organic Lingerie Company
Couture Cottons is an independent lingerie line dedicated to sustainability and eco-friendly fashion. Couture Cottons uses only organic and eco-friendly fabrics that are better for their added health benefits and the impact on our environment. Couture Cottons line consists of an array of panty styles and camisoles with a "couture" signature look. Please come to our booth # 433 at the Green Festival and you will find a style and size that flatters you! Couture Cottons Go Green Down Under Couture Cottons is made in the USA.
- Certified Remodeler (CR)
- Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR) through NARI
- Licensed electrical contractor (1998-Current)
- Licensed general contractor in Highland Park, Evanston, and Chicago (1995/96-Current)
- Certified Pella Installer, Certified Generac Installer
- Time in Remodeling/Construction Business: 20 years
- Hobbies/Interests: Family time, cars, motorcycles, and fixing things
- Green Certified Professional GCP
Michael Cox serves as the Managing Director of HUB Cities at HUB Bay Area, a business unit that establishes strategic partnerships and invests in the roll-out of the HUB community platform across North America. Moreover, he works with multiple clients in the impact investing space, engaging in risk capital investing and public policy formation to align the economy with the common good. While a student, he co-founded the California Student Sustainability Coalition (CSSC), which catalyzed the University of California Policy on Sustainable Practices, generating immense economic impact in clean energy, green building and sustainable food systems. Michael was born and raised in Hemet, CA, received his BA in political science from UCLA, and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.
Namaste Solar's Lauren Coyne is coowner and leads education ; community outreach.She joined the company in2007 with seven years of teaching and advocacy experience in Colorado andCalifornia. Working as a Field Representative for a State Assemblymember duringthe California energy crisis, Lauren learned firsthand that renewable energyis a key solution for our energy future, our environment, and our economy.
Lauren returned home to Colorado in 2003. Recently, she spent two yearsteaching sixth grade at Kent Denver School in Englewood and two years teachingmiddle school English at St. Annes Episcopal School in Denver. In herfreetime, Lauren volunteers on political campaigns and has been active in thepassage of several important ballot issues, including Amendment 37 andFasTracks. She is thrilled to be part of a company that allows her to combineher passion for environmental issues, her desire to educate the public aboutrenewable energy, and her entrepreneurial spirit. Lauren holds a B.A inEnvironmental Studies and Public Policy from Dartmouth College.
The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-sufficient Living in the Heart of the City (Process, 2012)
Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen are the authors of The Urban Homestead (Expanded and Revised Edition): Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City (2008) and Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World (2011), and founded the blog, RootSimple, which was formerly known as Homegrown Evolution, in 2006. They live in the heart of Los Angeles, in a little bungalow set on a 1/12 acre lot where almost all of their land is devoted to growing edible or otherwise useful plants and trees. Their obsessions include bees, bikes, beer, chickens, dogs, healthy cities, healing herbs, simple living and good food.
Cloth diapering has never been so easy!
bumGenius cloth diapers are designed to make cloth diapering easy for every-day people - like your babysitter, grandparents and even dad! Cloth diapering used to involve folding, scary pins or a dizzying array of snaps. With bumGenius cloth diapers, it is just like using a disposable, but you don't throw it away! Just wash them and they're ready to go again. bumGenius diapers are available in a variety of colors and styles, including the popular bumGenius one-size cloth diaper, which features stretch-to-fit tabs and adjusts to fit babies from 7-35 pounds and an organic cotton version as well. Cloth diapering has never been so easy!bumGenius will be exhibited at the 2008 Seattle Green Festival by local retailer Cozy Baby Boutique at booth number 1318.
Classic and pure, the CozyPure® organic mattress and organic bedding collection is designed to enhance our living spaces with better health and air quality, while creating natural beauty in our surroundings, that still maintain a low-impact environmental footprint. Experience outrageous eco organic comfort with CozyPure®
Eco-Friendly Holiday Décor Handmade in Central Asia
Craftspring is a socially responsible business dedicated to working with artisans in Central Asia to bring handcrafted felt Home-Décor and Holiday Ornaments to concerned consumers in the USA. Our Nomad Collection is handcrafted in Kyrgyzstan in workshops founded and run by women, using all natural materials and traditional felting methods first developed by Kyrgyz nomads.