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The Green Garmento—A Unique and Practical Alternative for All your Laundry and Dry Cleaning

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Green Dry Cleaners are popping up all over. Gone are the petroleum based solvents and the odors associated with them. Yet, dry cleaners continue to deliver your garments in flimsy plastic bags that add 300 million pounds of garbage to our landfills each year.  Now, you have a viable alternative—The Green Garmento.

Those of us that have “gone green” switched from paper or plastic at the supermarket to reusable bags made from recycled materials. Now, we can do the same for ...

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Make Everyday Earth Day

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Make Everyday Earth Day
Plan a trip to the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Bay Area has had above average rainfall this past winter and the living roof glistens as we look over Golden Gate Park.  There are four honeybee colonies in residence and the local birds flit about in the warm sunlight. Photovoltaic cells line the roof edges and capture 250,000 kilowatt hours of clean energy each year. The roof retains 98% of the ...

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Green Living Project – Featured at Green Festival SF

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The 8th annual San Francisco Green Festival filled the Concourse Exhibition Center for three days — November 13/14/15, 2009. We arrived Saturday morning in time to catch Rob Holmes’ presentation in the West Hall’s lobby lounge. Rob is the founder of the Green Living Project, which promotes eco-adventure travel as an advocate for sustainable lifestyles in eleven countries.

The focus of Saturday’s multimedia event was South America, specifically Brazil and Ecuador. It is a continuous struggle in these countries to maintain ...

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Joe Conti – The Chapman Stick & The Warr Guitar

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After a long day of eco-adventure, its time to relax, with some great local music.

In pursuit of the perfect Green vacation on Maui, we were on the go everyday.  There were excursions to review, photography to take, research to do, beaches to clean and at the end of the day, there was Joe Conti, there to entertain us at the Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas – Ocean Pool Bar & Grille – Thursday & Fridays 5-8. Joe Conti, P.O. Box ...

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Pacific Whale Foundation Sunset Dinner Cruise

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It was my birthday recently and along with a working trip to Hawaii to review eco-travel options, I received an IOU for a sunset dinner cruise off the coast of Maui. Considering my job, as a writer for Greener Living Today, I of course chose the trip provided by the Pacific Whale Foundation (www.pacificwhale.org) and was not disappointed.

September is a wonderful time to visit the islands.  The weather usually cooperates and the seas tend to be calm. With ...

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