Tag Archives: Green

Best of 2009: Doomers do dinner parties with what’s already in the fridge

by Sarah Fazio WHAT’S HAPPENING For most dinner party hosts, the evening requires a trip (or three) to the grocery store. But for Doomer Dinner Parties there’s no shopping required — actually, it’s forbidden. The entire meal must be prepared from what’s on hand in the host’s fridge, pantry or garden. Doomers (a.k.a. peakniks) say […]

Podcast: Product Packaging and the Green Gap

Listen to packaging guru David Luttenberger talk about sustainability, the “green gap” and packaging’s moment of truth in our most recent podcast, Product Packaging and the Green Gap. Iconoculture’s Global Packaging Advisory Service delivers packaging-specific knowledge in context with consumer insights, providing a holistic concept-to-consumer perspective. Download the podcast here: Product Packaging and the Green […]

“Never Greens” see red in environmental campaigns

OBSERVATION by Hillary Smith WHAT’S HAPPENING There are people out there who just don’t care. Or so it would seem, given the results of a new Mintel study which states that 10% of the U.S. population are skeptical, irritated and unmoved by environmental media (BrandWeek.com 7.22.08). And there could be more. According to Shelton Group, […]

SIMPLICITY OVER SACRIFICE

by Sarah Fazio This summer I hopped on the buyers’ market and bought a house. Forget the bedrooms, library and butler’s pantry — I was pumped for my own backyard compost heap. Like other dark-greenies, I don’t consider the eco path to be a choice; it’s more of a compulsion. Bags? I’ve been BYO bagging […]

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