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Banking to Benefit the Environment

I never really thought much about my banking. I kept my money at a big, convenient bank (I’ll leave it unnamed, but let’s just say it rhymes with shmells shmargo) and didn’t really research my options. Why should I? There were ATM’s everywhere, the customer service department was always helpful, and they let me put a picture of my dog on my card. I was a happy banker.Mega Bank Continue reading “Banking to Benefit the Environment”

Conscious Companies // Ana Apple

Ana Apple is a sustainable infant and toddler clothing company located in Old Sacramento, CA. We interviewed owner, Ana Manzano, about her whimsical, eco-friendly shop and the wonderful things she is doing to give back to the community.

Conscious Companies // The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse – Turning Trash into Treasure

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.”  It’s perhaps the most common phrase in relation to living an eco-friendly lifestyle.  More than words, it’s a philosophy that asks people to be more conscious of what they take and give back to the earth.  While it certainly is a standard to hold ourselves to, there’s so much more to it than using a water bottle over and over again.  “Living Green” is not only about improving the planet, but improving ourselves as well.  This is the objective of the group featured in this week’s video, The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse.  Continue reading “Conscious Companies // The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse – Turning Trash into Treasure”

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