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Protest on the National Mall to Tell Smithsonian to use Recycled Paper


Green America Calls On Magazine to Spare Tens of Thousands of Trees a Year by Switching to Recycled Paper; Seed-Paper Fliers to Be Distributed During Mall Action. WASHINGTON, DC – October 25, 2016 – Green America rallied today on the National Mall to raise awareness of its “Practice What You Print” campaign. The organization is calling on Smithsonian to move […]

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What Fair Trade Means To Us


Guest blog post by INDIGENOUS, certified member of Green America’s Green Business Network® Members make Green America’s fair trade programs possible. That’s why we’re sharing an incredible opportunity to make a difference while shopping. In celebration of Fair Trade Month, INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade fashion is offering 20% off to Green Americans, while donating 25% of each purchase to […]

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Halloween Chocolate Can Be Scary!

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Go Fair Trade with Your Treats to Protect Farmers and Children The scariest thing at Halloween should be the little ghosts, ghouls and goblins that come to your door asking for treats.  Unfortunately, if you are handing out chocolates you picked up from the local grocery store, the treats you are giving out may be what’s truly scary. That’s because […]

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Calling All Green American Photographers


Green America is building a new website, and we’d like to feature your photos, from fellow Green Americans. What better way to visually depict a just and sustainable world than real photos taken by real people. Whether you’re an established or budding photographer, here’s a great chance to show off your skills and see your photos in use professionally. All […]

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Corporate hypocrisy on climate change


More Americans than ever are now beginning to take climate change seriously. According to some polls, 57% believe that climate change represents a serious global threat, and 78% agree that the U.S. government should take action to limit the amount of greenhouse gases released to the atmosphere. The increase in public awareness of climate change is beginning to show its […]

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Finding Recycled Eyeglasses


Inspired by our Summer 2016 issue of the Green American on recycling, editorial fellow Ilana Berger investigated why and how to buy recycled eyeglass frames. Here’s what she discovered…. A few weeks ago, I went to LensCrafters with my mom to help her pick out a new pair of glasses. Having been blessed with 20/20 vision, I had never been glasses […]

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