Earth Day Ad Blames Immigrants for California's Environmental Issues
Earth Day Ad Blames Immigrants for California's Environmental Issues
By Latina Staff | 04/21/2014 - 09:46

Wait...que?!


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Earth Day 2013: For Latinos, It’s Our Nature To Care About El Planeta!
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 04/22/2013 - 13:12

Every day is Earth Day for Latinos. Caring and tending to the earth and our community is the only way of life for us. It goes deeper than any talk of CFC’s, holes in the Ozone Layer and climate change (even though we can agree that all of those things are important).


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Jessica Alba book The Honest Life
The 5 Best Tips from Jessica Alba’s Bestseller 'The Honest Life'
By Samantha Leal | 04/19/2013 - 21:41

Jessica Alba has continued to impress us with her dedication and entrepreneurial spirit when it comes to her business, The Honest Company, which produces nontoxic household essentials that are also adorable. Writing a book focusing around this sustainable lifestyle, she credits the inspiration to the fact that she was, “sick of being told that ‘healthy,’ ‘safe,’ and ‘eco,’ means ‘boring,’ ‘beige,’ and ‘blah.’” It seems others agree with her: the book has become a New York Times bestseller.


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6 Beauty Products to “Go Green”
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 04/20/2012 - 16:29

Earth Day inspires us to want to “go green.” But besides recycling and driving, we wanted to figure out another way we could help out Mother Earth and what solution did we find? Eco-friendly beauty products. Here are the best eco-friendly products that are good for any skin type.


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Green Your Day From Start to Finish
Green Your Day From Start to Finish
By Grace Bastidas | 04/22/2011 - 09:45

We may celebrate Earth Day once a year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t practice sustainability on a regular basis. Here are some environmental tips from Giselle Achecar, Puerto Rican eco expert and founder of EcoRicoTV:

Morning

Consider your morning routine. When you get up and go to the bathroom, reduce your water usage by turning off the water when you brush your teeth. Get low-flush toilets and showerheads. Also, make sure to turn off the all the lights when you leave the room.


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How to Build an Eco-Friendly Easter Basket
How to Build an Eco-Friendly Easter Basket
By Grace Bastidas | 04/20/2011 - 13:37

Jessica Alba asks and we provide! The gorgeous 29-year-old mommy to 2-year-old Honor Marie (who's expecting her second baby with Cash Warren sometime in late summer/early fall) sent out a tweet yesterday about eco-friendly Easter basket ideas. It makes total sense since Earth Day is this Friday and Easter is just two days later; What better way to celebrate the religious holiday than by going green?


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How To Make Your Garden Grow
By Renee Billy | 04/27/2010 - 18:00

There are a million reasons to start your own garden, from growing organic vegetables to saving money to embracing a natural stress-relieving activity—the real question should be: Why not start a garden?

It's not as hard as you might think! Check out our slideshow and learn step-by-step how to grow your own little patch of green.


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Environmental Activist Jamie Baratta Shares Her Top Eco-Friendly Beauty Essentials
By Mariela Rosario | 04/23/2010 - 16:00

NYC girl-about-town Jamie Baratta is trying to make going green sexy. "Yeah, sexy, but also hip," says the undeniably stylish Nicaraguan and Italian California native.


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Eco Fashions for Earth Day
By Miranda Noland | 04/21/2010 - 16:15

What better way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day this week than with some fun new clothes, shoes and accessories that are environmentally conscious? Since we know you're not trying to look like a hippie from yesteryear, we found some of the best eco-friendly fashions out there that scream "trendy," not "tree-hugger".


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9 Simple Ways to Go Green
By Dorkys Ramos | 04/22/2009 - 17:00

Discovery en Español and Natural Resources Defense Council’s La Onda Verde have partnered up to create the 3 Pasos, 3 Personas (Three Steps, Three People) campaign. The initiative will urge everyone to pick up three eco-friendly habits and ask three friends to join them. Their goal is to raise awareness among the Hispanic community and motivate us to take action and help the planet.


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