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Patty Johnson's Acupuncture and Herbs (909) 989 - 3223 or (909) 360-3201 Fax (909) 989-4430

 
 

Green Inspirations


http://www.breworganic.com/ How to brew organic beer at home

http://www.arborday.org/shopping/Memberships/Memberships.cfm

Get 10 free trees with a $10 membership

http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/aar.cfm?id=main rainforest adoption

http://store.eco-me.com/echoclkit.html Make your own cleaning supplies

http://www.mrsmeyers.com/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductId=aa182f6d-3eef-4521-b459-b71e1e399d9a Carpet cleaner

http://www.caldrea.com/SearchResult.aspx?CategoryID=235 Dish soap

http://www.methodhome.com/products.php?cat=type&type=omop&prod=starter_kit&name=omop_sk_floor Mops

http://www.shaklee.com/00430.html Heavy duty cleaning paste

http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=92275&catid=47509&aid=333840&aparam=zWVH4MO6EJI-YQr8OUT9K9DuGYqezHA9_g Bowl cleaner

http://www.methodhome.com/products.php?cat=type&type=specialty&prod=wood&name=wood_spray clean wood floors

http://housekeeping.about.com/od/environment/a/vinbaklemons.htm Baking soda, lemon, and vinegar cleaners

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Got cute new wellie boots, but no rain to go with? Wear 'em over to Sprinkles Cupcakes, where it's pouring tastiness. You know the place - cakes baked and frosted to perfection daily in 20 flavors, including Seder-ready flourless ones. And now you can eat for a cause: this coming Earth Day week (Apr. 21-25), the proceeds of all Vanilla cupcakes (topped with green trees) go to TreePeople to plant trees locally. Equally sweet: The bakery's gift boxes, napkins, shopping bags, and plates are all recycled, and it leaves no cupcake behind, donating no-sells to local food banks each day (we're plotting how to get in on that). Tip: If you're short on time, call in your order...so you don't have to stand in line 'til May...
Wanna Try?

Sprinkles Cupcakes, 9635 Little Santa Monica Blvd. b/t N. Bedford and N. Camden Drs., Beverly Hills (310-274-8765). Vanilla cupcakes, $36/dozen.  mmmmm.

Tree-for-All

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Photo by Melinda Kelley
If you see Andy Lipkis, founder of TreePeople, riding his bike around Venice or taking the bus downtown, give him a high-five. Since creating the nonprofit as a teen, he's been LA's Johnny Appleseed, inspiring thousands of residents to plant trees (2 mil and counting...) around the city. Years ago, he spearheaded a project that put 1 mil trees in the ground in just three years, at no cost to the city (many said it would take 20 years and cost $200 mil). These days, he's heading up Rainwater as a Resource - TreePeople's plan to help replenish LA's local groundwater supply, reduce the need for water importation, and decrease the risk of local flooding. That rain the other week? Just one inch, captured from six catchments, collected 1.25 mil gal of water...a free-for-all for Angelenos and the local trees alike.

Wanna Try

We hear you can often find Andy dining at AXE Restaurant, 1009 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice (310-664-9787). Next planting: Malibu Bluffs Park, Feb. 10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m; call Kristina Clark to sign up (818-623-4846).
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Great website!  A big yeah for Andy appleseed

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http://www.danibath.com/products/eco_aromatic_reed_diffuser

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http://www.methodhome.com/products.php?cat=type&type=aircare&prod=aroma_sticks&name=sticks_cgrass

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http://kellygreendesign.net/ Home Products

http://www.alanvogelfurniture.com/index.htm Recycled furniture


 

 

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