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Kimpton has a list of 15 hybrid models that qualify for the discount, which lasts until September. So as you eye your summer dream vacation and generic viagra companies online levitra sales rising gas prices, rent a green car and count on saving a little on your hotel stay.  
 
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MAY 30

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Drinking straw furniture
As much as I've been falling in love with furniture made out of recycled materials and furniture that you can mail to yourself ,  this adorable chair-and-foot-stool set is the perfect EcoGeek guilty pleasure item, because it's cute as a button and made out of plastic drinking straws.
 
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Offered in limited supply are the chair, stool, partition, and my personal favorite, a lampshade.  Sometimes the furniture-out-of-unexpected-items seems like a good idea, but I'm trying to imagine sinking into a series of drinking straws after a long day of http://www.pereverges.cat/lowest-price-viagra work. A lampshade, however, could be an adorable creation for drinking straws that otherwise are headed to the land fills.
 
Via: Promise design . (Drinking straw furniture under Post Industrial Arts.) 
 
Gore's global warming movie
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While "The Da Vinci Code" overshadowed most movie screenings in Cannes, rising from the www.beverly.org publicity ashes is http://www.omroepgroesbeek.nl/levitra-6-free-samples the unlikely star Al Gore, who has been making the rounds promoting a global warming documentary called "An Inconvenient Truth."  
 
In a review published today in the New York Times ,  movie reviewer A.O. Scott points out that this is not, however, the Al Gore Show:
 
"But as I said, the movie is not about him. He is, rather, the surprisingly engaging vehicle for some very disturbing information. His explanations of complex environmental phenomena — the jet stream has always been a particularly tough one for me to grasp — are clear, and while some of the visual aids are a little corny, most of the images are stark, illuminating and powerful."
 
The film is being touted for its clear descriptions of complicated subjects, and has been receiving rave reviews about being an engaging and sometimes even humorous look at the future of global warming.
 
The film opens today in New York and Los Angeles. 
 
 
Solar recharger
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It's a whole new generation of campers -- we need our cell phones on buy online no tramadol prescription and charged at all times, and I'm now finally numb to passing the little campers on the trail that have brought their portable DVD players.
 
Whatever electronics you can't live with as you negotiate the viagra great outdoors, you have a cool way to charge it with this new device, the Sunlinq roll-up solar panel. It can charge your cell phone, PDA, digital video cameras and mp3 players.
 
This little guy is weatherproof, UV resistant, and very flexible -- you can attach it to it's cool low price viagra your coat or backpack to create a little solar backpack while you hike.  
 
If you really need some power, you can up the voltage by attaching one of canadian health care the 6.5 spec sheets to one of the 12 or 25 spec sheets.  
 
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Mail yourself some bookshelves
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For those of us that have to pack up everything we own and move once a year, we start to look at any larger pieces of furniture with abject hatred throughout the year.
 
But rather than toss the "free" sign on our clumsier items and dumping them in the front yard, maybe we could check out these bookshelves from D.E. Sellers.
 
This bookcase was created without any waste at all, and uses no fasteners or glue. You can even just pack it up in a big 'ole envelope and mail it to your next address if you run out of room on the Penske.  
 
Sellers has also created a single-panel series in which movers can create a table and chairs from a single sheet of wood, though it looks like the comfort level may be sacrificed for movability.
 
Via: Treehugger
 
 
 
 

MAY 23

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France's Auto Eco-Labels
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Starting this week France will start posting eco labels that will be indicate the CO2 emissions per kilometer for each car.
 
As France’s environment minister, Nelly Olin, said, “We must avoid a drift towards cars that are too big for our towns, too polluting, like in other countries."
 
Hopefully Olin hasn't visited our hometown, where soccer moms drive Hummers to go grab a gallon of milk at the grocery store. And we really hope Olin doesn't know that we've currently made a sport out of watching college girls try to parallel-park the SUVs that their daddies bought them.
 
A matching "energy label" will also become compulsory for French homes starting in July. 
 
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MAY 22

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A wind-up flashlight from Freeplay
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The forces behind the Freeplay Sherpa Xray torch know that even though us eco-friendly folks have rechargeable batteries, we still randomly forget to how to buy viagra in canada charge them and break down and www.sinai.org.il buy the land-fill-happy Energizers. Which is why they created a flashlight that recharges using a wind-up technology.
 
And if you, like us, still have a soft-spot for the clear-view world of Robotix where you could see how everything worked in your home-built robot, the Xray torch will scratch that itch with its clear casing that will let you watch your elbow grease get turned into light. It doesn't take too much elbow grease, though -- just 30 seconds of winding gives you eight minutes of only here online pharmacy cialis light.
 
For us, this seems like a great flashlight to stash in our car for emergencies. And the price isn't bad at just $29.99.
 
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MAY 19

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Chicago's mulch helps make it one of the greenest cities
It's almost ironic that Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley was born on Arbor Day. He's pledged to try to restore the Windy City to the "urban forest" he remembered as a kid, and he's succeeded in making Chi-town one of the greenest cities in the U.S. -- all thanks to a little mulch.
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There is mulch around the 30,000 trees planted annually. There's mulch along the 70 miles of green medians. There's mulch in the open space that's required to accompany new homes and offices. And there is generic levitra usa mulch on top of the energy-saving green roofs of 200 buildings. 

Daley's report card is coming up pretty green as a result -- he's put in 500,000 trees, is putting in the most energy efficient and environmentally sensitive municipal buildings in the country, helps fast-track building permits if they're for green buildings, and promises that 20% of the energy used by the enter site buy viagra without a prescription city will be from clean and renewable sources.

Read more about Daley's green efforts in this NYT article .  

 
 
Ethical fashion
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Whatever is a conscientious ecogeek to where can i get viagra pills wear? You can't just hop in your hybrid wearing sweatshop clothes, oh no. The ecogeek has to wear his or her values as well, and last weekend a group of ethically minded designers got together in Paris to put on visit our site order cheap cialis the Ethical Fashion Market .
 
The goal of the  event was to bring the eco-minded players in the fashion industry together to focus on fair trade and sustainable development in fashion. 
 
All fashion shown over the weekend complied with the International Labor Organization rules, used elements of recycling, often worked with local artisans, and reinvested itself in community events. Pretty impressive for those of us that like to wear what we preach.
 
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MAY 17

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The organic energy drink
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We drink energy drinks. We're not proud of it, but we do.  Myself, I've tried Red Bull, Monster and Rock Star. I've tried low-carb versions and sugar-free versions.
 
Now if you're an environmental geek you're about to cheap generic cialis get the best of all worlds -- Syzmo Energy Drink is the first 100% organic energy drink. That's right, not one artificial flavor, color, and not one teeny little preservative have made it into this can.  
 
Syzmo touts on its Web site that it not only has less calories than the other leading energy drinks, it also has more vitamins and canadian online pharmacy levitra uses organic blue agave nectar as a sweetener.
 
Syzmo gets its buzz-enhancing ingredients from guarana, yerba mate and caffeine, which is naturally derived from coffee.
 
You can get the drink at Whole Foods, Exxon or order it from Amazon
 
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NASCAR for Ecogeeks
Let's just say it: the Shell Eco-Marathon   -- the finals of which are this weekend in Nagaro, France -- is simply adorable. Competitors toodle up in cars that look like they're designed by the Pixar team and compete with the cartoonish dream of getting great mileage.{mosimage}
 
That's right -- the only goal is to drive as far as possible using the women viagra least amount of energy.  
 
And this isn't just a biodiesel fiesta. Teams can use any conventionally available energy source, including petrol, diesel, propane, solar, electric, hydrogen or biomass. 
 
255 teams from 20 countries are revving up to compete -- 163 are using gasoline, 21 are using diesel, 19 will use propane and the remaining 52 will use alternative materials. The results have been fairly astounding in the past -- in 2003 a French team achieved fuel consumption of 10,705 miles per gallon. 
 
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