Michael dEstries


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Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.


Brad Pitt Boosts Carbon Footprint While In Prague

in News

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have enough “get out of jail” cards to stay in our good graces for a very long time. That doesn’t mean, however, that their charitable

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Paul Newman Retires Acting To Focus On Organic Passions

in Eats, People

That iconic face on the bottles of organic dressings, popcorn, sauces and other items that grace the Newman’s Own product line is resting a little easier these days. Actor Paul

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New Eco-Friendly Wax Figure Of Prince Charles Unveiled

in Fashion, People

You know “going green” is reaching a fever pitch when even the wax representations of eco-friendly individuals reflect their personal values. So is the case with Prince Charles, whose wax

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Spotlight: NBC Universal Prepares For A Greener Future

in Film/TV

As we reported earlier this month, NBC Universal is getting serious about taking entertainment green. Today, additional details were released that give us a good idea of the steps they

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Yes We Cannes: Ocean’s 13 Gang Raise $9.2M For Darfur

in Causes

We knew this party was going to be big — but did anyone figure on it being THIS big? Taking advantage of the deep pockets of the rich and filthy

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Guster’s Adam Gardner Named An Eco-Judge For SIGG Contest

in Contests, Music

I feel like I’m one of the few environmentalists that does not have a SIGG bottle. Frankly, I have a little plastic blue jug that’s probably killing me softly with

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How Did All Of Hollywood End Up With A Prius?

in Transport

It’s a question that even Bill Nye The Science Guy would have trouble answering: How did almost every celebrity in Hollywood come to own a hybrid? Were they all really

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