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.


Green Wheels: Tom Hanks Picks Up First Electric Scion XB

in Transport

Tom Hanks is a big fan of electric cars. Back in the day, he was one of the first celebrities driving around in GM’s ill-fated EV1. ( You can check

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Britney Spears Shaves Head — For The Environment?

in Fashion

We all know (well, all of us crazy enough to care) that Ms. Spears has been going through a bit of a crisis lately. Should I be at home with

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Starbucks Teams Up With Celebrities, HT Naturals For Free Organic T-Shirts

in Causes

Some people love Starbucks, some people despise Starbucks, some people stare longingly at an empty storefront corner wishing for Starbucks, while others are content to embrace their local coffee shops

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Schwarzenegger Extends Green Politics To Canada

in People

While the spotlight is on Gore and his crossover from politics to the enterainment industry, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California danced moves in the opposite direction years ago and has

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Bill To Honor Bono’s Activism Efforts Rejected In North Dakota

in Causes, Music

You may be wondering what exactly the state of North Dakota and Bono have in common? Turns out, absolutely nothing; which makes this story all the more bizarre. The North

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Event Tickets Going Green, Planting Trees

in Causes, Music

If you’re like me, you probably don’t think much about the little paper tickets you receive for events. Sure, we all might have some tucked away in a shoebox or

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Live Earth To Be Carbon Neutral, Model of Sustainable Entertainment

in Music

One of our readers, CPL, left a comment on a previous post pointing out what appears to be some dramatic green initiatives on the part of Live Earth organizers to

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