Eco

Posted by admin on March 31, 2013 in Eco
Plastic-foam containers might be on their way out of New York City, thanks to a new ban proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The ban is the beginning of the Mayor's efforts to increase recycling, along with doubling the number of recycling bins on sidewalks. The long list of pros in favor of the ban is undeniable.  Since plastic foam isn’t biodegradable, it “lives forever,” contributing to...
Posted by admin on January 17, 2013 in Eco
Many of us make it a personal goal to take care of our planet andminimize our waste production. One of the most obvious ways we can cut back on waste is by trying to eliminate the use of disposable plastic water bottles. Within the past weeks, this effort to reduce its use has become an even greater movement as plastic bottles were banned from the town of Concord, MA, and from the campus of the...
Posted by admin on August 9, 2012 in Mindfulness, Eco, Nourish, Community
  Kirtan is one of the oldest yoga traditions in the world. It is a call-and-response chanting genre, which helps us connect with ourselves, focus our attention and achieve true harmony between mind, body and spirit.  Being a part of the Yoga of Sound, Kirtan produces sound waves which you follow with your awareness. Think Ommm! Kirtan Vancouver Events Society (Kirtan Vancouver) is a...
Posted by Jeff Krasno on February 6, 2012 in Eco, Nourish
  It’s dad’s night to cook and my eldest daughter and I head to the local grocery store. Hamburgers it is (big surprise). We weave our way through the aisles in search of the miniscule cubby reserved for grass-fed meat. And there’s a pound of grass-fed chuck for $10.  Our earth/animal friendly meat is stacked amongst of sea of industrial ground beef priced at approximately $3 per pound....