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palealeBe sure to go green with more than your undies this St. Patty’s Day.  When you’re hitting up the bars tonight be sure  to order Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and support this eco-friendly brewery.  The Chico, California based brewery is almost entirely off the grid with it’s extensive solar panel system on the roof that produces up to 30% of the brewery’s power.  The bulk of the sustainable power comes from four hydrogen fuel cells that account for the rest of the energy supply. The brewery also practices extensive recycling, heat recovery, carbon-dioxide recovery, water conservation, energy efficiency, and byproduct recycling. And, Sierra Nevada now makes ethanol out of beer waste!  Happy orGLAMic St. Patty’s Day!

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tiselleWhile we all know that the best way to green your correspondence this holiday season is to send holiday e-cards, there is something to be said about receiving a good ‘ol fashioned holiday card in the mail.  Tiselle allows you to get in on the action in an orglamic fashion. Their beautiful cards are made with either FSC certified 100% cotton paper sans chlorine bleach or 100% post consumer paper, depending on the product.  In addition, they subsidize 75% of the electrical power at their shop with solar panels, reducing their carbon footprint greatly.  Click here to check out the orGLAMic designs and spread some holiday cheer — and be sure to buy some other cards for year-round celebrations.

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