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Atlanta Takes A Big Step Forward In Recycling
This week I attended a press conference where Mayor Kasim Reed announced a major expansion to the city’s curbside recycling program. Beginning in mid-October, the City of Atlanta will deliver Read More
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RIO +20 With Severn Suzuki, Rajendra Pachauri, Bill McKibben And Others!
I recently recapped some of the larger challenges and accomplishments from Rio +20 here, but today I wanted to share some pictures and a video from my trip. My last Read More
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Heroes & Hope – 10th Annual Earth Day Kids Fest
We had a record turnout this year for the 10th Annual Earth Day Kids Fest. Each year the Captain Planet Foundation partners with the Chattahoochee Nature Center to put on Read More
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FDA Rejects A Call To Ban BPA
BPA ( Bisphenol-A) is a chemical used in countless numbers of our everyday items, from baby bottles to tin cans. BPA has shown to be toxic to humans, especially small Read More
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Environmental Excellence Pays Off for Teachers
Are you an environmental teacher? Do your children have a teacher you believe has been outstanding in environmental education with innovative approaches? The EPA has recently announced the 2011 Presidential Read More
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{Friday Favorites} Chan Luu
One of my favorite accessory designers out there right now is Chan Luu. She makes these beautiful wrap bracelets that my daughters and I are crazy about. I love how Read More
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{How to} Laura’s Greentini
This juice has changed my life. Having better health and more energy is the key to EVERYTHING! As a mom, I am constantly running around full steam ahead! For most Read More
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Beau Knows Outdoors
My brother, Beau, has a new TV show! Beau Knows Outdoors is airing on the Sportsman Channel. Beau, in addition to being an avid hunter and fisherman, oversees the Turner Read More
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{Video} Talking Bugs, Bottles, and Safe Cosmetics with the Ladies of the Chat Room
I had such a fun time with Shaunya Chavis and Kimberley Kennedy from the Chat Room this weekend. A couple of the highlights from the show were floating plastic islands Read More
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I’m on 11Alive!
Earlier this summer I taped some segments for 11Alive news, here in Atlanta. Each segment includes tips from me on how you can live a more environmentally- friendly lifestyle.