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This Week In Green: Livia Firth's Eco Oscar Duds, L.A.'s Bike Plan, and the House of Reps Loves Styrofoam (what?!)

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Our favorite news stories and blog posts from the eco-sphere.

Livia Upstages Colin
Sure, he took home the Best Actor statue, but she proved that glam and eco-friendly can co-exist. Her blog on Vogue.com has all the pretty details.

Styrofoam Stupidity
The Washington Post reports that the landfill-clogging cups were reintroduced in the Capitol Carry-Out restaurant.

DIY Distraction
Got kids with cabin fever? Momfilter shows how to make a cool marble run out of a shoebox, paper towel tubes, and tape.

Wal-Mart Strikes Again
This time by becoming a member of the new Sustainable Apparel Coalition (along with other retail giants) to develop a system to rate the eco-friendliness of clothing, says Ecouterre.

Beer Bottle Bricks
Talk about ahead of its time--Inhabitat shows us a Heineken brick bottle concept from 1963.

California Love
Treehugger shows the map for Los Angeles's newly approved plan: 1,680 miles of interconnected bike paths.

Novel Huts
See the tiny, off-the-grid writing sheds of Virginia Woolf, Raold Dahl, and more on Apartment Therapy Re-Nest.

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