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Neckties: Unknotting the Unnecessary Custom

The Christian Science Monitor's Bright Green Blog had wonderfully unbuttoned post about Bangladesh's energy-saving necktie ban--and affirmation of untucked shirttails. The more comfortable government employees will be working in offices with air conditioning set no lower than 75 degrees. Japan's...

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Tags: Advertising, Air conditioning, Bangladesh, Fashion, Japan
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Trash Destinations: Ship Breaking Workers in Bangladesh

In the U.S., we have our own sense of environmental changes. Cities like Atlanta are dealing with a water shortage; dry states are getting dryer; coastal cities feel even more threatened by hurricanes. On the positive side, some rural areas are experiencing a renaissance of the small farm, and ur...

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Tags: Asia, Bangladesh, Contamination, Human rights, Ship, Toxins, Trash, Workers
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