March 22nd, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
In an exclusive Mashable.com report on March 21, 2012, Whole Foods Market, the nation’s largest chain of natural and organic supermarkets, announced that its third annual Do Something Reel Film Festival celebrating feature and documentary films focused on food and environmental issues, is taking the event online with streaming digital content that will help fund green filmmaking grants.
Read More:Whole Foods Annual Film Fest Embraces Low-Impact ‘Digital Theaters’
February 18th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
The FDA has named 400 popular lipstick shades as containing trace amounts of lead in a recent report issued in December 2011, with five of the top worst offenders being L’Oreal products.
Read More:Lethal Kisses: Major Lipstick Brands Found to Contain Lead
January 29th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Ninety-three percent of cotton grown in the U.S. is genetically modified, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, but that isn’t stopping the market demand for organic cotton.
Read More:Organic Cotton: The Fabric of Our Lives Rises Against GMOs
January 16th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
A comprehensive study published in the January 2012 issue of the Journal of Applied Technology shows more evidence of a correlation between parabens and incidences of breast cancer.
Read More:Breast Cancer Study Finds Parabens in Virtually All Tumors
December 29th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Incense lovers, you’re on notice: Frankincense trees are facing serious threats according to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology.
Read More:Smell You Later: Frankincense Trees Facing Inevitable Extinction
December 9th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
New research coming out of London’s Kingston University and published in a recent issue of the Journal of Inflammation points to a number of health benefits in using folkloric remedies including witch hazel, rose and white tea.
Read More:Folk Medicine Gets A Bump from Science: 3 Plants Show Potent Anti-Aging Benefits
June 22nd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
On June 16th, The Center for Environmental Health filed a lawsuit against more than 30 personal care companies citing their labels are improperly using the word “organic” to promote their products.
Read More:More Than 30 Personal Care Brands Sued Over False Organic Labeling
June 18th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
In a recent project of extensive brand research conducted by Cohn & Wolfe, Landor Associates, Penn Schoen Berland and Esty Environmental Partners, the most trusted credible “green” brand for American consumers was found to be the manufacturer of environmentally-friendly household cleaning products and recycled paper goods, Seventh Generation.
Read More:Seventh Generation “Greenest” American Brand, According to New Research
April 23rd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Earth Day may be over, but there’s a lasting celebration for the green movement: Whole Foods Market, the leading natural food chain, announced the launch of its Eco-Scale program.
Read More:Whole Foods Launches Household Product Rating System
April 13th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Go Green Expo makes its third appearance in Los Angeles this weekend at the LA Convention Center with hundreds of vendors and dozens of speakers, films and performances for the whole family.
Read More:Go Green Expo Comes to L.A. This Weekend