Category Archives: Greening Hollywood

PoweRocks Mini Portable Charging Devices

Magicstick--1 Super Magicstick--2

by Green Blog Network

Portable electronic devices are lifesavers.  Who can live without their SmartPhone or cell phone these days? Apparently not 2.3 billion of Planet Earth’s people.

In more tangible terms, more people have access to a portable phone today than to a toilet.
But when these little buddies – portable electronic devices – lose power, they’re about as useful as dead wood.
Now, however, you can throw your worry out the window. Because Powerocks has invented the genius PowerBank and Magic Cubes.

 
These design-friendly, compact, colorful little devices charge your iPhone, your tablet, your SmartPhone, your cell phone and many other portable electronic devices quickly and efficiently. The PowerBank is equipped with both male and female USB connectors and it also comes with a multiple connector cable good for most devices. And each comes with two output cables so you can recharge two devices simultaneously.
A charged PowerBank is good for about an hour and can go all the way up to 12000 milliamps. It takes only about an hour to charge your PowerBank either directly from an electrical outlet or your computer. The charged PowerBank can last up to a reported 3-6 months. You can find them in many colors – from purple to silver to leopard print – and three power flavors: 6000 mAh,.9000 mAh and 12000mAh. This last one stores enough juice to recharge your iPhone up to 6 times.
You can pick one up for anywhere between $29 to £109. In Canada these stores have them available, perfect for stocking stuffers : )
Canadian Tire, Bell, Rogers, Telus, Bestbuy.ca, Telephone Booth, CostCo’s Wireless, Futureshop.ca
These rechargers are also much more eco-friendly than the standard battery as you can get as many as 500 charges, at least, from one device.

“The Attitude of Free Life”  i.e. never be in an emergency or miss a call when away from home.

Online you can find these cylindrical little lifesavers at Powerocksusa.com
Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under EcoLuxuryStyle, Greening Hollywood, Greening Hollywood TV, Greening Paris, Greening Vancouver, Paige Donner, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Business, Sustainable Design

EcoLuxuryStyle – Weddings

Eco.Luxury.Style

Table of Contents Current Issue Weddings

Eco.Luxury.Style Weddings

Eco.Luxury.Style Weddings

pinterest/eco.luxury.style

Eco.Luxury.Style  – Table of Contents

Current Issue Weddings

Eco.Luxury.Style Weddings

Eco.Luxury.Style Weddings

pinterest/eco.luxury.style

Eco.Luxury.Style  – Table of Contents

Current Issue

Eco.Luxury.Style Weddings

Eco.Luxury.Style Weddings

pinterest/eco.luxury.style

Eco.Luxury.Style – Sign up Here and receive your complimentary copy of Eco.Luxury.Style Magazine right in your Inbox

Leave a comment

Filed under Eco Consulting Eco Media, Eco Fashion, Green Blog Network, Greening Beauty, Greening Hollywood, Greening Hollywood TV, Greening London, Greening Paris, Greening Vancouver, Paige Donner, Sustainable Business, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Weddings

Tofino Has New, Green Mayor | COMMUNIQUÉ: Une nouvelle mairesse verte à Tofino

 

Recycle, Reuse, Rejoice!

Leave a comment

Filed under Biodiversity, Eco Consulting Eco Media, Green Blog Network, Green Cities, Greening Hollywood, Greening Vancouver, Sustainable Business, Sustainable Design

Sustainable Building Apprenticeship Program For Women


10-Week Women’s Earthbag Dome Building Apprenticeship in Canada 

Lillooet, British Columbia, July 28-October 6, 2012

Kleiwerks International’s Women of the Americas Sustainability Initiative (WASI) is hosting a 10-week, hands-on natural building apprenticeship that brings together a group of women apprentices with an experienced team of earthbag builders and native St’at’imc community members. Their project is to construct a Healing & Cultural Arts Centre near Lillooet, BC. This training immersion provides participants with the opportunity to learn construction while building a dome from start to finish, develop leadership skills through facilitating local groups, work side-by-side with a community that is creating culturally appropriate local solutions, and document the story to share with wider audiences.

 

Ideal participants are women who have follow-up projects, intend to share what they learn, want to work in the natural building trades and be part of the growing natural building movement. “This apprenticeship is a unique opportunity for participants to delve into earthbag construction while building the envisioned creative cultural community commons with the people of T’it’qet and Lillooet who are engaged in proactively creating a vibrant future by combining traditional St’at’imc culture and values with refined sustainable and ecological solutions,” says Susannah Tedesco, local Program Coordinator.

 

Today’s building industry uses half of our planet’s resources, yet healthy, time-tested, affordable and soulful construction alternatives exist. These alternatives are based on reclaiming and refining the use of local and recycled materials. Coupled with indigenous knowledge and Permaculture design systems, natural building plays a profound role in creating a way of life that is good for people and the planet. 

 

Instructors Fox McBride and Chloe Wolsey are teaming up for the first time, combining their extensive and global earthbag dome construction backgrounds. WASI Delegate Christine Jack is a Nlaka’pamux First Nations leader who resides in St’atimc Territory near Lillooet, BC. Guest Instructors, The Mudgirls are a network of natural builders from BC. WASI Coordinator, Susannah Tedesco, is devoted to rural grassroots initiatives that empower communities to create viable local living solutions. 

 

Women of the Americas Sustainability Initiative (WASI) is an alliance of women leaders who construct, educate, organize, and advocate for strong and empowered communities through ecological design-build practices with the aim of creating a socially and ecologically resilient world.

 

For details or to apply visit: http://www.kleiwerks.org/wasi-canada-earthbagdome-apprenticeship-2012/. There are 12 seats available. The fee is $3,600, including tuition, meals, lodging and field trips.

Photos: http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 

earthbag

dirty hands


Leave a comment

Filed under Greening Hollywood, Greening Vancouver

Premiere of Harmony at Sundance London Inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales

 

GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST SET TO SHINE IN WORLD PREMIERE
OF HARMONY, INSPIRED BY HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES

Filmed at King Pacific Lodge, environmental film debuts at inaugural
Sundance London Film and Music festival

KPL-Harmony

NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, April 26, 2012 – Inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles), Harmony, A New Way of Looking at Our World will make its world premiere on April 28th during the inaugural Sundance London Film and Music Festival. Harmonygrows out of three decades of work by Prince Charles to find innovative solutions to the global environmental crisis, with the goal of creating a more sustainable, spiritual and harmonious relationship with the planet. 

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Eco Consulting Eco Media, Green Blog Network, Greening Hollywood, Greening Vancouver, Paige Donner

Think Like A Man Thinks Green

In time for Earth Day 2012, Sony Pictures RELEASES FIRST-EVER INDUSTRY PRODUCTION USING COMPLETELY ENERGY-EFFICIENT LIGHTING

Culver City, CA (April 19, 2012) – As an industry leader in environmental innovation, Sony Pictures has long experimented with energy-efficient light sources and technologies for use in its productions. But for the Screen Gems feature Think Like a Man, Sony Pictures took its efforts a step further and reached an industry first by using 100 percent energy-efficient (LED) lighting sources on the production.

Greening_hollywood_think_like_a_man_poster

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Eco Consulting Eco Media, Green Blog Network, Greening Hollywood, Paige Donner, Reel Green B.C., Sustainable Business

March 31st 8:30 pm – The Lights Go Off!

Eh-partner-tile

Earth Hour Global Slideshow – Click HERE

More than 5,200 cities and towns in 135 countries worldwide switched off their lights for Earth Hour last year alone, sending a powerful message for action on climate change. It also ushered in a new era with members going Beyond the Hour to commit to lasting action for the planet. Without a doubt, it’s shown how great things can be achieved when people come together for a common cause.

Green Blog Network * Greening Hollywood * Greening Beauty 

Greening Paris * Greening Vancouver

Recycle, Reuse, Rejoice! 

Eco Consulting * Eco Media

 

Leave a comment

Filed under Eco Consulting Eco Media, Green Blog Network, Greening Hollywood, Greening Paris, Greening Vancouver

Academy Awards Red Carpet Inspires Eco-Fashion For Designers And Movie Stars

[This guest post is by Jemima Lopez. You can read more about her on the website: Zen College Life]

The carpet may have been red at the 84th Academy Awards, but if fashion designers have anything to do with it, future star-stilted award ceremonies will soon be filled with a lot more green in the coming mo
nths—Giorgio Armani, Chanel, Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld, Gucci, and Yves Saint Laurent are just some of the few designers who are rumored to have been inspired by the stunning eco-friendly dresses seen at last Sunday’s award ceremony.
Meryl-streep-academy-awards

1 Comment

Filed under Eco Consulting Eco Media, Eco Fashion, Green Blog Network, Greening Hollywood, Greening Hollywood TV, Greening Vancouver

Global Colding

Leave a comment

Filed under Eco Consulting Eco Media, Green Blog Network, Greening Beauty, Greening Hollywood, Greening Paris, Greening Vancouver, Paige Donner

California Gov. Brown’s Conference on Extreme Climate Risks Says Agriculture, Including Wine Will Be Affected

At today’s Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California’s Future put on by Gov. Jerry Brown featuring speakers: Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sir Richard Branson, Nancy Sutley and many more, it was widely acknowledged that with the combination of environmental factors of climate change and rising sea levels, California’s agricultural industry will be negatively impacted, including its multi-billion dollar wine industry. Follow the Green Blog Network for full report and analysis.

Ecracf_conf_small

 

Recycle, Reuse, Rejoice! 

 

Eco Consulting * Eco Media

Leave a comment

Filed under Green Blog Network, Greening Hollywood, Paige Donner