Bridgette Meinhold

Bridgette is a sustainability consultant who helps individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental impact. She graduated in June 2007 from Stanford University with her masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering in their Atmosphere and Energy Program. She also has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University.
She has spent time abroad in Germany working for a wind turbine manufacturer, a kitchen assistant at a culinary school in New York City, a private chef and gardener in Oklahoma, and a waitress and ski bum in Utah. Bridgette currently lives in an aspen grove in Park City, Utah.
During the winter her home is covered in 12 feet of snow and in the summer she walks directly from her house to hiking trails. She has a puppy named Cooper and is married to the man of her dreams, who also happens to be a firefighter/paramedic.
She is the founder of Simple and Sustainable, a sustainable living coaching service that helps individuals make sustainable living simple. She is a contributing writer for LowImpactLiving.com. She is also currently talking herself into writing her first novel - obviously something environmentally related.
Bridgette Meinhold
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IKOS: Building Blocks of the Future Made with Recycled Milk Jugs by High School Students

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Sproutling Wearable Baby Monitor Aims to Take the Guesswork Out of Parenting

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Dror Benshetrit’s QuaDror Now Available as Toy Building Blocks

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Waldorf Strawbale Preschool In Cuernavaca is Built Like a Fairy Tale

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Sustainable Toddler Bed Made From Shipping Pallets

Sustainable Toddler Bed Made From Shipping Pallets

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Paper Punk: Recyclable Paper Building Blocks for Green Kids Ages 6 to 99

Paper Punk: Recyclable Paper Building Blocks for Green Kids Ages 6 to 99

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Architect Barbie Aims to Inspire More Girls to Become Designers

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NYC Second Graders Build Model of the High Line Park

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Net Zero Ocean Adventure Lab Up For Auction

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Top 6 Designs That Harness the Power of Play

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RECALL ALERT! McDonald’s Shrek Glasses Contain Cadmium

McDonald’s has issued a voluntary recall of 12 million drinking glasses, which were part of their campaign to promote the newest Shrek movie “Shrek Forever After”. Testing of the popular

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SWIRL: Washing Machine, Water Barrel & Toy, in One Big Ball of Fun!

SWIRL: Washing Machine, Water Barrel & Toy, in One Big Ball of Fun!

In many developing countries, water sources are located far away from homes, making washing clothes a hard and laborious activity — hauling the clothes, washing them at the water source and then

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Baumraum’s Froschköenig Treehouse

Baumraum’s Froschköenig Treehouse

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Children’s Cork Blocks Perfect for Creative Play

Children’s Cork Blocks Perfect for Creative Play

Have a child who loves to create and build or loves puzzles and designs? Then these all-natural cork building blocks, which recently debuted at the famous Milan Furniture Fair, would be perfect. With 16

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