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.


Warner Music, Guster Release Eco-Friendly, Carbon Neutral EP

in People

This might be a first for the music industry. Warner Music, which earlier this month announced plans to become even greener, has teamed up with the band Guster to create

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GM’s “TEN” Celebrity Charity Event Gets A Thin Coat Of Green

in Fashion

GM held their sixth-annual Ten Celebrity Charity Event at Paramount Studios this past week and included a green theme (who isn’t these days?) to their line-up for cars accessorized by

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Gore Wars! Did Tennessee Group Inflate Energy Numbers?

in Home, People

I think we can all agree that Al Gore needs to reduce his energy consumption. That being said, it was incredible how nasty everything became after Oscar night once the

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DeSmogBlog Releases “Stars And Stinkers” Flash Game

in People

A couple months back, the gang over at DeSmogBlog approached us and wanted some insight into celebrities doing good and those that need to clean up their acts. We offered

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The Beckhams: World’s Most Eco-Unfriendly Celebrity Couple

in People

Well, here’s one honor David Beckham won’t be placing on his mantle. According to The Sun, Victoria and David have both received the honor of becoming the world’s most environmentally

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A Concise “How Did The Oscars Go Green?” List

in Events

On Oscar night, it was pretty exciting when Al Gore and Leonardo DiCaprio came out on stage to announce that the Academy Awards had gone green. They even mentioned a

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Uses Organic Cloth Diapers

in Lifestyle

Not on herself, of course. Though that would be kinky. Celebrity Baby Blog is reporting that Maggie Gyllenhaal, sister of her equally famous brother Jake Gyllenhaal, is using organic cloth

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