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Archive for August, 2008

Family & Kids Stuff

Home Stuff

  • CleanWell – All natural hand sanitizers and soaps that kill 99.99% of harmful germs including MRSA (staph), E. Coli and Salmonella on contact. We love that it’s 100% biodegradable and totally safe for kids (even if they eat it!).

Beauty & Fashion Stuff

Art, Entertainment & Other Cool Stuff

  • Greenopia – Easy-to-understand consumer guides for Los Angeles, New York & San Francisco, filled with listings for green retailers, service providers, and organizations.
  • Ecological Footprint Calculator – Online calculator from Earth Day Network lets you estimate and reduce the impact of your lifestyle. It’s educational, user-friendly, and kind of fun (runs like a virtual reality game by using 3-D avatars that you create).
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Coco-Zen Supports the Surfrider Foundation

We hope our kids and future generations will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of this planet as we have. So, although we are still a fledgling company, we’re putting our money where our mouth is.

Coco-Zen is honored and proud to be a Retail Member of the Surfrider Foundation USA. We also look forward to participating in future events with our local San Mateo chapter.

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The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 50,000 members and 80 chapters worldwide.

Surfrider Foundation Logo

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Coco-Zen Joins Pristine Planet

We came across PristinePlanet.com when Joyce went searching on the internet for fun organic tees and eco-friendly lunch supplies for her toddler. After spending “too much time” browsing through all the categories and interesting products, Joyce realized this would be a great venue for Coco-Zen.

Pristine Planet’s Mission
“Pristine Planet is a shopping resource that brings socially responsible merchants together so visitors can shop, browse, compare & review sustainable companies and products in the convenience of one website.

Rewarding environmentally and socially responsible companies should be as easy as possible, for that is truly the only way that consumers can send a positive message to industry that cannot be ignored. Organizations that make our world a better place should be recognized for their efforts — and our mission is to help.”

Learn more about Pristine Planet

Visit Coco-Zen on Pristine Planet

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Funny Green Videos

Below are a few funny videos we came across that left us rolling on the floor. They spoof nature shows, environmental programs and various green issues. Although we pride ourselves on being “planet & people friendly”, we try not to take ourselves too seriously all the time. Besides, sometimes humor can be a powerful force for social change. Enjoy!

F*ck Planet Earth
Warning – Like the title indicates, this little ditty drops the F-bomb all over the place – NOT FOR KIDS!

Spiders On Drugs

The Onion: How Can We Make The War In Iraq More Eco-Friendly
For those of you who love The Onion humor, you’ll get a kick out of this.

Will Ferrell Playing W
Yes…another jab at dear ol’ W.

Animals Save The Planet – Cows & Gas

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Plastic Bags – Slide show from the Pocono Record

Here’s a link to a short slide show on the dangers of plastic bags, posted on http://www.PoconoRecord.com (an online news & information publication from Northeast Pennsylvania).

http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080506/MULTIMEDIA02/80505016

We all know that plastic bags are a menace to the environment, but this slide show really makes you think about bringing your own bag to the grocery store.

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