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    'Eco-sex' asks: How green is your love life?

    'Eco-sex' asks: How green is your love life? | MNN - Mother Nature Network

    Jenna?

    You drive a hybrid, eat organic, and are passionate about recycling. But how green is your love life?
    Think about those lovely Valentine's Day roses and the environmental costs of growing them and the carbon miles involved in flying them in from faraway lands.

    And what about used condoms, tossed into the toilet and making their way into sewers that perhaps pollute the ocean?

    If an ecologically sustainable life between the sheets hasn't crossed your mind, you're still a "total environmental neophyte," according to author Stefanie Iris Weiss.

    But help is on the way with Weiss's new handbook Eco-Sex, which leaves no stone unturned in its mission to bring the bedroom front and center into the battle to save the planet. "I have always wanted to write a sex book. I am a very committed greenie, and I have been a vegetarian for 20 years. I saw a gap in the market and I couldn't believe no one had written about this topic," Weiss, 38, told Reuters.
    "I think green sex is having its moment right now. I think it is the next big thing in green. People are realizing that their everyday, most intimate habits, are deeply connected to this horrible crisis we are in," she said.

    Eco-Sex will land on retail bookshelves on March 31 by Ten Speed Press.

    From hand-cranked sex toys (and Web sites where old battery-driven devices can be recycled) to healthy, eco-friendly underwear (bamboo) and dating sites for ecological warriors, Eco-Sex aims to show readers how to reduce the carbon footprint of their love life and have fun doing it.

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    Shame on the author for killing trees to produce that book!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Shame on the author for killing trees to produce that book!
    If it was really green, it would have come out as a e-book....
    The six o'clock rule
    I tell them to act according to the six o'clock rule, a phrase that causes most of them to say, "Huh?"
    I tell them to use this little test before they decide to do something. If they were to do what they're thinking about, and it became the lead story on the six o'clock news, would they be proud? Would their department be proud, and would their family be proud? It's a simple way to live your life both personally and professionally.

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    "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything." Mark Twain



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    So.... If I screwed in the back seat of my gas guzzling crew cab 4x4 truck after driving up a mountain through mud and brush would that be Eco Sex???
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
    delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
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    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    So.... If I screwed in the back seat of my gas guzzling crew cab 4x4 truck after driving up a mountain through mud and brush would that be Eco Sex???
    You just beat me to my post, except I was going to toss down the fur of a clubbed baby seal in the back to do it on.
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


    I was looking for a saint who was a devil of a lover,
    but every girl I found was either one way or the other...



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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    You just beat me to my post, except I was going to toss down the fur of a clubbed baby seal in the back to do it on.
    But I was going to lay a bear hide in the bed of the truck for round 2
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
    delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
    promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    But I was going to lay a bear hide in the bed of the truck for round 2
    I knew there was a reason I liked you.
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


    I was looking for a saint who was a devil of a lover,
    but every girl I found was either one way or the other...



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    Bamboo underwear?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Bamboo underwear?

    You got a bamboo splinter where?

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Bamboo underwear?
    Bamboo sheets are actually very soft, so I'd imagine the underwear would be soft as well.

    When I bought them I honestly gave no thought to the fact that they're made of bamboo, I just liked the way the fabric felt.




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    I wonder if she's addressing all the hormonal contraceptives that are flooding the water supply after women urinate?
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

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    I'm very eco-sex minded. Doing it outdoors is great!.
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    LOL@pgg and Mac

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolven View Post
    LOL@pgg and Mac
    Interested? if so I'll fire up the truck
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    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Interested? if so I'll fire up the truck
    Only if there is a clubbed baby seal in the back

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolven View Post
    Only if there is a clubbed baby seal in the back
    No problem!!!
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
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    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post

    And what about used condoms, tossed into the toilet and making their way into sewers that perhaps pollute the ocean?
    condoms are for sailors

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    in the warriors code there's no surrender, though his body says stop, his spirit cries...NEVER. deep in our souls, a quiet ember, knows its you against you, its the paradox that drives us all. its a battle of wills, in the heat of attack, its the passion that kills, and victory is yours alone.


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