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.


Royale With Cheese: Prince Charles Slams McDonalds

in People

While billions served may not care necessarily about the detrimental effects of scarfing down a Big Mac, Prince Charles thinks differently and is convinced the food chain should be shut

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Oscar Auto Beat: Which Green Wheels Hit The Red Carpet?

in Causes, People

It’s been a bit of an uphill climb to find any news on what green vehicles celebrities took to the Oscars as part of Global Green’s Red Carpet/Green Cars campaign.

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Gore Wars! Right and Left Punch It Out Over Al’s Energy Consumption

in Home, People

The director of Who Killed The Electric Car, Chris Paine, once said “that to be an American, is to be a hypocrite.” Many of us involved in supporting the environmental

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Local Celebrity T-Shirts Launches “Respect Your Mother” Eco Campaign

in Fashion

Local Celebrity, maker of hip, humorous, and downright 70s-style t-shirts, has launched a partnership with Global Green to fight the good fight on global warming and introduce a new campaign

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Global Green Pre-Oscar Party Gift Bags Hit Ebay

in People

Unlike this year’s Oscars, the Global Green Pre-Oscar party definitely had gift bags (it’s a great way to offset the cost through sponsorship) and everyone involved got one. They’re loaded

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Oscar Swag: Get Your Own Lohachara Carbon Offset Sculpture

in Causes

I just wrote about TerraPass offering the Lohachara to Oscar presenters this year and wanted to further talk about the gift and it’s significance. I also wanted to point you

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TerraPass Offsets The Carbon Footprints of Oscar Presenters

in People

One little know fact (at least to me) was that this year’s Academy Awards did not feature any type of luxury gift bag. The Academy actually voted to end the

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