Ecolocalizer is a proud member of a blog cooperative called Important Media, which is a community of websites devoted to news that matters. This includes everything from tips on using your crafty skills to make what you need instead of buying it new, to water scarcity and sustainable transportation issues, organic gardening, local activism and clean energy technology. We are dedicated to bringing you news and ideas on all of these topics and more.

Each week Important Media highlights a list of featured articles from across our diverse network, including interesting posts from Eat Drink Better, Blue Living Ideas, Crafting a Green World, Sustainablog and Ecopreneurist. Please take a moment to read some of this week’s highlighted articles, and you might learn something new:


  • Repair Cafes Build Community & Promote Locally Based Sustainability – Ecolocalizer
  • Hawaii Becomes First State in U.S. to Ban Plastic Bags – Ecopreneurist
  • How Austin Residents Learned to Coexist with the Barton Springs Salamander – sustainablog
  • Selling the Ultimate Millennial Automobile: Part One – Gas2
  • How-to: Upcycled Skirt from a Vintage Bed Sheet – Crafting a Green World
  • Grow an Herbal Tea Garden – Eat Drink Better
  • Q & A with the Founders of {R}evolution Apparel – Feelgood Style
  • U.S. Bottled Water Sales Break Record – Blue Living Ideas