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Earth Day

A collection of news and information related to Earth Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Buzzword of the day: Paraben-free

     
    One of the latest buzzwords in cosmetics and personal care products is "paraben-free." But what the heck is a paraben and why should we care? It turns out that parabens are used as preservatives and there is some suspicion that......
  • The cost of growing fresh food? Check the water bill

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 25: Stanford Avalon, Los Angeles At the monthly meeting of the Stanford Avalon Community Garden, water use is at the top of the list for President Luis Gamboa. Below, in his white shirt and hat, he......
  • 14 ways to celebrate National Poetry Month in Los Angeles

     
    Although it means that it always launches on April Fool's Day, April is National Poetry Month. That means it begins Friday. Want to join in the celebration? Here are 14 ways Angelenos can celebrate (and others can too). 1. Download......
  • Michael C. Hall, Chloë Sevigny and Kiehl's team up for clean water in honor of Earth Day

     
    Partygoers piled into Kiehl's in Santa Monica Thursday for an early celebration of Earth Day with Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" and Chloë Sevigny of "Big Love" at a benefit for the Waterkeeper Alliance, a global coalition of nearly 200......
  • Facebook to share energy-efficiency technology developed for data centers [Updated]

     
    Facebook said it planned to increase the energy efficiency of its data centers around the globe with the launch of the Open Compute Project, an initiative to share the technology it developed for its data center in rural Oregon. The......
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Clairol recalls hair dye kits, Lady Gaga channels Alexander McQueen and Robyn gives us a sneak peek before Coachella

     
    Robyn, the Swedish singer who is scheduled to perform at the Coachella music festival this weekend, gave fans a sneak peek with a free performance in West Hollywood last week, sponsored by AMP Radio. She showed the same kind of......
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links,......
  • TV This Week for April 17 - 23

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 17 - 23 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 17 - 23 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Your Stylist: Getting beach ready while staying Earth friendly

     
    Resident Image stylist and market editor Melissa Magsaysay soothes your sartorial woes in the weekly Your Stylist blog column In this installment of Your Stylist, we address Earth Day and items that are as chic as they are eco-friendly. Earth......
  • Firefighter coat messenger bag tops Art of Reuse contest

     
    A messenger bag made from old firefighter coats and a brooch fashioned from used zippers topped the winners' list for NBCUniversal's first Art of Reuse contest. The contest was conducted in partnership with Etsy, a website where artists and craftspeople.....
  • Revigor re-loves closet castoffs

     
    "Recycled" and "high-end" aren't terms that easily pair up, yet that's the mission of Revigor, a Petaluma demi-couture company that transforms out-of-circulation clothing into one-of-a-kind, ready-to-wear pieces. While the source fabrics are previously...