Wasteful packaging: do consumers care?

New statistics on recycling were noted in the Los Angeles Times this week: In 2010, 38% of Americans said consumers should take responsibility for recycling product packaging, down from 42% in 2009.

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Why Are Women Seen As Less Confident?

In the middle of the meeting on a controversial financial proposal, “Jane” has a flash of insight into a problem. She looks at the men and women around the table as she enthusiastically elaborates on what she believes to be an important point that can bridge the conversation.

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Eileen Fisher Award Goes to a Woman Of Green

Congratulations to Woman Of Green Esmerelda Kent who is a recipient of Eileen Fisher’s 7th Annual Business Grant Program for Woman Entrepreneurs. Esmerelda’s business, KINKARACO created the first burial shroud for environmental purpose to be used without a casket in 2005. The shroud debuted on the HBO series “Six Feet Under” on the green burial episode which buried Nate Fisher (no relation to Eileen).

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Best Green Fashion and Beauty 2011

More highlights from Treehugger’s Green Awards: Patagonia, Nike and John Masters Organics

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Major Brands Say Consumers “Aren’t Ready” for Green

While seemingly every New York Times article about green products since the start of the recession has followed the same tired pattern (people say they want environmentally friendly products but never as much as they want to save a dollar twenty-five,) a few of the recent Green Blog pieces have unearthed some telling, and surprising, quotations.

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Letter to My Son, the Energy Engineer

Woman Of Green friend Phila Hoopes speaks below to her son, an energy engineer, about her hopes for renewable energy and the conflicting data coming in from all sides on the energy debate.

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When Do You Choose Green?

Manufacturers who have long aligned themselves with environmental causes, like Seventh Generation and Method, have rebounded better from the recession than the “green” lines of larger, more traditional manufacturers

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What to Do This Weekend

This Saturday there will be a great opportunity to listen in to two inspiring leaders talk about how women can most effectively transform themselves and the world. You can listen in from anywhere.. and call-ins are welcome!

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Leaders In Green Share What They’d Fix First

We love Treehugger. They’ve got tools to get informed, interact and take action. To celebrate Earth Day they’ve interviewed some real powerhouses to ask them, if they were in charge.. what would they fix first? These are our favorites:

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Happy Earth Day! Love, all the Women Of Green

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