Category Archives: green

Baring my soul at Naked Retreat or Finding the kindred lost tribe of transient travelers or why internet stalking is a good thing: Sustainable Shanghai Day 6

There comes a moment when I see that the land is more my home than any state or country. Across the planet the grass grows toward the sun, leaves move in rhythm with the wind, the sun moves across the horizon at the same pace, the birds all begin their day with the same declaration of still being alive. Continue reading

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The Sustainable Shanghai (mini) Shopping Tour. Day 5.

Sustainable shopping in Shanghai? You betcha. Continue reading

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Send your e-waste to China. No really, it might be good for the planet. (Sustainable Shanghai Day 4 part 3)

Activists & legislation says we shouldn’t be sending our e-waste to China. Meet Adam Minter, who says there no place better on the planet to send e-waste. Continue reading

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Reclaiming China’s Future: Greennovate Teaches a Rising Middle Class Not to Over Consume: Sustainable Shanghai Day 4 Part 2

How do you teach China’s rising middle class that they can’t replicate the Western model of consumption? Greennovate is trying to crack that nut. Continue reading

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Sustainable Shanghai Day 4 (part 1) Factories blowing up & public official executed: all before my morning coffee

Making a map of China’s green scene starts with a story about factories getting blown up for breaking environmental laws. Fact or Fiction? Continue reading

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