Editors' Blog

Green Living editors dish on the latest trends and happenings in sustainability.

Top headlines, eco sinners and not-to-be-missed happenings in the sustainability movement this week—written by Lyndsie Bourgon

Last week the New York Times ran a shocking story on the numerous bags of destroyed clothing that H&M dumped behind a store in New York. The sadness of clothes being destroyed rather than donated to the needy, and the blatant wastefulness of this international corporation, is mind-boggling.
(Source: New York Times)

When winter strikes, most bikes are housed for the winter – forced into hibernation until the sunny weather and clear roads return. But here are some excellent tips for winter bike riding that might just convince you to unlock that two-wheeler. (Source: Treehugger)

Playing host to innovative design, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial will be host to some mighty interesting ‘social designs’ this year - including underwater turbines, used-object couture and incubators made out of used car parts. (Source: Fast Company)

Largely considered a huge foe to the environment, new stories suggest that China is ready to green-up its act. This is good for the environment but bad for the American economy, apparently. (Source: GreenBiz)

This past weekend was a big one for the tech industry, as the annual Consumer Electronics Show introduced North America to even more of those energy-sucking gadgets. While green tech ideals are spreading, there’s still a lot of work to be done. Here’s a list of enviro-concerns from this year’s CES. (Source: Treehugger)

Okay, so Canada’s been the brunt of climate change rage lately, and yes, we probably deserve it. But to take our minds off  the guilt, here’s Rolling Stone’s list of the top 17 ‘Climate Killers’ in America. (Source: Rolling Stone)