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Nissan Unveils Its All-Electric “Leaf”

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Though a little late to the party, Nissan unveiled its long anticipated electric vehicle (EV) offering on Sunday. Bluntly named “Leaf“, the 4-door EV hatchback is slated to hit the U.S. market around the end of 2010; roughly the same time [...]

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Solar Cube by driendl*architects

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Solar Cube by driendl*architects is an extension to an existing villa in Vienna.  See the full entry here. [...]

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Register for West Coast Green 2010!

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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For the fourth year, Jetson Green has teamed up with West Coast Green as a media partner.  We're excited to invite you to West Coast Green 2010 – the world’s leading event on green innovation for the built environment.  As a friend of Jetson [...]

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Avis And Hertz To Offer EV Rentals Starting in 2011

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Rental car companies Hertz and Avis have both recently announced their plans to offer electric vehicles (EVs) as part of some of their fleet of vehicles. The new EV offerings are a part of a plan to not only lower each companies’ overall operating [...]

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Calling a New Six-Pack Ring "More Sustainable" Is Delusional

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Beer Store, Ontario, Canada When Pablo answered the question Do New Six-Pack Rings Offer A More Sustainable Solution? I wondered how a six-pack ring of any kind had any relationship to sustainability. Then I read: The number of craft brewers [...]

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Scavenger Roundup: All Our Finds From Coast to Coast!

by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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• 1 Today's New York Scavenger • 2 Today's Los Angeles Scavenger • 3 Today's San Francisco Scavenger • 4 Today's Chicago Scavenger • 5 Today's DC Scavenger • 6 Today's Boston ScavengerRead Full [...]

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Greenworks Mobile Green Wall

Greenworks Mobile Green Wall: The Green Bling Everyone Wants

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Though they have been getting more and more exposure lately, green-walls, or ‘living-walls’, are nothing new. For over 3 decades now, vegetated wall systems have been employed in various locations, both indoors and out, around the world [...]

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Salvaged Material Prefabs by Reclaimed Space

by Trent Johnson (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Prefab company Reclaimed Space, spotted before at Dwell, use quality craftsmanship to transform reclaimed building materials into standard line prefabs. Read Full [...]

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Green Your Drainage: Vegetated Roofs

by Lauren Zerbey (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Our Green Your Drainage series has covered a number of ways to divert roof runoff, but what if that rainwater never has to leave the roof in the first place? In this fifth and final post of the series, we're talking about the basics and benefits of [...]

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B.C.’s Big Clean-Tech Opportunity

by James Glave from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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How about a Clean Tech stimulus package? It’s great that Premier Christy Clark recently reaffirmed our province’s commitment to the Western Climate Initiative and the Carbon Tax. They’re good policies and we need to stick with them. [...]

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