Nickel tax on disposable bags prompts people to turn to reusable bags

One of Washingtonians' worst fears these days is being caught shopping without their own bags. As people adjust to the new five-cent fee on disposable bags in the District, everyone seems to have something to... more »

GreenSpace: Trio of businesses finds one home

By combining her three downtown Rochester businesses in one location, Renee Kolle is aiming to bring greater visibility to the handmade goods, high-quality wigs and skin care products that she sells.Her expanded shop opened Monday... more »

Where Green Comes to Roost

Through strong marketing and a loyal customer base, Green Nest is carving out a niche in Culpeper, Virginia. What's more, there are green marketing lessons in here for you. Take one look at their logo... more »

NYIGF Unveils Industry’s First Green Criteria and Ranking Initiative

White Plains, NY - A ground-breaking new "Degrees of Sustainability" initiative – the gift and home industry's first comprehensive environmental criteria, ranking and recognition system – will debut at the winter 2010 New York International... more »

Maple Landmark Products Selected for Sustainability Display

Middlebury, VT – Each year the organizers of the New York International Gift Fair work with Shaw+Co! Productions to select products and companies that are operating in a sustainable way. This year, for the January... more »

Announcing ONE GOOD WORLD ECOngress: Legal Wood Sourcing & Building Green Markets Las Vegas Market 1-31-10

Chapel Hill, NC – The Sustainable Furnishings Council and World Market Center, in cooperation with World Wildlife Fund, Rainforest Alliance, Forest Stewardship Council and numerous other leading governmental, environmental, academic and trade organizations is launching... more »

World Shoppe Launches New Line of Fair Trade Jewelry from South Africa at Beckman’s Handcrafted Gift Show

Chicago, IL - World Shoppe will debut a new line of copper and brass jewelry with semi-precious gemstones from South Africa at the Beckman's Handcrafted Gift Show ® Chicago, January 23-26, 2010. The line, handmade... more »

Have yourself a merry recycled Christmas

The last place in the universe you might expect to find last-minute gifts with designer panache is in downtown Thorndike.Clustered along the railroad tracks, the small town is one of those forlornly picturesque rural neighborhoods... more »

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