Appalatch is a heritage inspired, responsibly priced outdoor apparel company located in Asheville, NC. Made in the USA, our clothes honors the Blue Ridge Mountain lifestyle and can only be found online at www.appalatch.com.
Emily Appel is a 4th grade teacher, currently working at E.L. Haynes, a public charter school in Washington, D.C., and has been teaching in the District of Columbia for five years. Born in Dover, Delaware, Emily went to school in South Carolina at Winthrop University, where she earned a bachelor's in political science. She attended American University for her master's in elementary education. Emily has also coached soccer through the DC Scores program.
A is for Apple Park where the Picnic Pals play and the apples grow in the shape of hearts. The naturally hypoallergenic plush toys and accessories are handmade with love and 100% organic cotton, natural silk and sustainable corn, hemp and recycled materials. They are made in a GOTS certified organic factory.
Philanthropic organization serving homeless people & pets.
Rain barrels designed by a person that actually uses their rain barrel for rain water containment.Rain Barrels from 30 to 214 gallons. Rain Barrel Kits for the Do-It-Yourself'er.Check out the Aquabarrel website for new and exciting rain water diversion and containment products."Save the Baby Rain Drops" ™
The Greener Choice to Burial or Flame Cremation
Flameless Cremation offers families the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to the environment on behalf of their loved one by making a decision that saves energy and reduces pollution.
The process uses WATER instead of fire to bring the body back to the eco-system, for a truly green process
- Uses 85% less energy than a traditional flame cremation
- Medical implants, which melt in cremation or are lost due to burial, are not affected and are recycled
- No burning of caskets or fossil fuels
No mercury pollution released from dental fillings
The carbon footprint is less than 1/10 of a flame cremation
No trees cut down for caskets or for burial land
- Ashes returned to the family
Our team of EcoBrokers can help you find homes that are healthier and more efficient. When selling your home we are often able to make inexpensive suggestions that improve your homes performance and help it stand out from the crowd. Arbour Realty operates as an eco-friendly business. Ask us how.
Joshua Arce began his community advocacy work as a civil rights attorney before founding Brightline Defense Project in late 2005. Since early 2007, Mr. Arce and Brightline have focused their efforts on achieving quality of life improvements in vulnerable communities such as Bayview-Hunters Point in Southeast San Francisco. In 2010, Arce was appointed by the Board of Supervisors to the Citizens Committee on Community Development to advise the City and County of San Francisco on workforce development and affordable housing policy. Mr. Arce is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and received a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles. Mr. Arce founded Brightline with the proceeds of an anti-Latino employment discrimination settlement with a national mortgage lender.
Chicago's Alternative Design School
Archeworks is Chicago's Alternative Design School where students apply their professional skills to create innovative, resourceful solutions for social and environmental concerns. Multidisciplinary teams work with community partners on projects that address major 21st century urban challenges. The program emphasizes hands-on, collaborative problem-solving and requires a nine-month, part-time evening commitment. Archeworks also offers a public lecture series and several exciting publications exploring urbanism, socially responsible design, and theory. First application deadline for the 2009-10 program, beginning in September 09, is May 29, 2009.Founded in 1994 on the premise that good design should serve everyone, Archeworks calls for education, recognition, and promotion of creative design for all sections of our society, particularly in the areas where innovation will have the greatest impact - those which are underserved and underfunded. Archeworks students have completed over 40 projects focusing on universal design, sustainability, urban agriculture and ecology, elementary school education, neighborhoods with limited resources, micro-enterprises for women and minorities, and other community-based needs in the urban environment.
Comfort. Health. Savings. Right at Home.
Ardently Green takes a passionately green, whole house approach to making your home more comfortable, healthy, energy efficient and truly earth-friendly. From independent energy audits to cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions including air sealing, insulation, windows, doors and siding, to our NARI Green Certified Professionals and installation experts, we are the Capital Region's Green Home & Remodeling Experts.Let Ardently Green show you the difference you can make. Earthwise and Moneywise.Visit our website at ArdentlyGreen.com or call 703.421.1799 for more information.
- Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America (Scribner, 2012)
- Ask a Mexican (Scribner, 2008)
- Orange County: A Personal History (Scribner, 2010)
Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and lecturer with the Chicana and Chicano Studies department at California State University, Fullerton. He writes “¡Ask a Mexican!,” a nationally syndicated column in which he answers any and all questions about America’s spiciest and largest minority. The column has a weekly circulation of over 2 million in 39 newspapers across the United States, won the 2006 and 2008 Association of Alternative Weeklies award for Best Column, and was published in book form by Scribner Press in May 2007. Arellano has been the subject of press coverage in national and international newspapers, The Today Show, Hannity, Nightline, Good Morning America, and The Colbert Report, and his commentaries regularly appear on Marketplace and the Los Angeles Times. Gustavo is the recipient of the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2007 President’s Award and an Impacto Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and was recognized by the California Latino Legislative Caucus with a 2008 Spirit Award for his “exceptional vision, creativity, and work ethic.” Gustavo is a lifelong resident of Orange County and is the proud son of two Mexican immigrants, one whom was illegal.
Arena Stage presents R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER: THE HISTORY (and Myst...
This Spring, Arena Stage presents R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE written and directed by D.W. Jacobs, from the life, work and writings of R. Buckminster Fuller from May 28 - July 4, 2010.Does humanity have a chance to survive on Spaceship Earth? Explore this question with Renaissance man R. Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome. Join us for an unforgettable journey inside one of the most remarkable minds of the 20th century in a dazzling, virtuoso multimedia performance. A hero of the green movement, Bucky framed many of the great environmental ideas of his time and ours. This is your chance to get to know the man and his world-saving mission in a play "as startlingly funny as it is intellectually stimulating" (San Francisco Examiner). It may not only change your life but the life of our planet as well.Founded in 1950 by Zelda Fichandler, Thomas Fichandler and Edward Mangum, Arena Stage was one of the nation's original resident theaters, and has a distinguished record of leadership and innovation in the field. With the opening of the new Mead Center for American Theater in 2010, Arena Stage will have emerged as a leading center for the production, development and study of the American theater. Now in its sixth decade, Arena Stage serves a diverse annual audience of more than 200,000.
David has lived in housing cooperatives for about 8 years. He began his love of cooperatives in college at the Sherwood Cooperative in Seattle and later moved into the Stone Soup Cooperative - Ashland House (committed to Social Justice and Joy) in Chicago. He has given presentations about the consensus process to various cooperative houses throughout Chicago and for the last two years at the Annual Chicago Cooperative Gathering. He works as a cartographer for Cook County.
Arganica means eating fresh, local, sustainable foods everyday. Simplify life via our online ordering and home delivery of the regions largest collection of local, green, wild-gathered sustainable foods. Limit your footprint with Arganicas reusable wooden crates, glass bottles and compost pickup.