First of all, many thanks to Green Style for hosting last week's Carnival of the Green.
Here are this week's Carnival of the Green submissions in the precise order that they came in:
Lifegoggles has a new ebook 100 Ways To Save The Planet.
Beth Terry writes Some of my best friends are plastic bags! Many people consider plastic bags to be evil and have discarded them in favor of reusable totes. Which is fine. But this article is about saving old plastic grocery bags and reusing them in place of things for which we'd otherwise have to buy new plastic. It emphasizes Re-use before Re-cycling.
Melanie Rimmer contributes a piece titled Everything I know about environmentalism, I learned from Star Wars.
Vihar Sheth presents The Debate Heats Up: Vegetarianism & Climate Change posted at green | rising.
Aaron Newton submitted The
4 Day Work Week
The clear fact that a 4 day work week would save such a precious non-renewable resource is just the first of 16 reasons why I think it's time to revive the idea of reducing the numbers of days we work each week.
Nick Aster takes a look at the strange Media Exposure an oil refinery expansion is getting.
Amanda Hanley writes on 7 ways to reduce your exposure to PBDE flame retardants.
PBDEs are everywhere, and there's some evidence connecting them to brain and developmental problems in animals and possibly even cancer. Exposure to flame retardant chemicals is ubiquitous, but there are things you can do to keep the concentration of PBDEs in your body as low as possible.
Don from evaneco.com is live-blogging a nation-wide Christian environmental conference at Vineyard Church, Boise ID. His posts are here and being updated throughout the day.
Allie from AlliesGreenAnswers.com has contributed a piece on parabens.
Adam Williams contributes two more articles by Joel Williams:
Andy presents Car Gas Experiment: Regular or Premium? posted at Money Walks.
Lisa C. Baker writes on The current news from Jena, LA gives an opportunity to rethink the NIMBY-ism of environmental injustice.
10,000 Birds submitted Long-lining - An Old Problem That Needs Solving Now. As you can might surmise, it's about the environmental hazards and dietary implications of modern fishing practices. The author is Charlie Moores of 10,000 Birds.
Harlan Weikle has written a piece on wine titled As American as apple pie, burgers and Napa Valley.
Marie at Green Fertility offers a post on organic chocolate.
Marilyn Terrell presents The Carbon Diet: Final Results: National Geographic Magazine posted at The Carbon Diet.
Marilyn Terrell of Intelligent Travel blog presents Green Car Congress: Study: N2O Emissions from Biofuel Crop Production Negates Greenhouse Gas Benefits of Using Biofuels posted at Green Car Congress.
David from Goodhuman.com has submitted a piece called What are GMO's and why you should avoid them.
Sue Luxton offers us an article on the Green Party of England and Wales "Does the Green Party Need a Leader?"
Chris Baskind offer tips for saving energy and preparing for autumn A Dozen Tips for a Greener Autumn.
Mary Ellen from Blue Voice submits a piece on pioneering environmentalist Rachel Carson author of Silent Spring.
The October 1st host for the 97th Carnival of the Green will be World is Green.