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Light Bulb Finder App Wins EPA Competition

by Evan Dick from BuildingGreen.com LIVE  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Choosing light bulbs can be a baffling ordeal. An award-winning app uses EPA data to make it simple again. How many apps does it take to change a light bulb? Apps can't actually do that yet: you still have to climb on a chair and balance [...]

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Obama Kills it On Climate

by James Glave from James Glave Almost Green Eco Humor Culdesactivism  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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The president-elect records a short video for a meeting of climate wonks in California, pledging $15 Billion a year for clean energy research. Obama’s plan also calls for a cap-and-trade system that will help reduce U.S. emissions to 1990 levels by [...]

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Survey: Americans Want Denser, Smaller, Closer Housing

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Nothwithstanding Brian's post New Population Maps Show Americans are Still Moving to the 'Burbs , which covered the movements of a full decade, more recent surveys tell a different story. Richard Florida writes about a new survey conducted for the [...]

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Buyer’s Guide to Green Countertop Materials

by from Countertop Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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This buyer’s guide compares and contrasts countertop materials on their environmental and health qualities, and provides selection tips. Use it to find the best green countertop materials for your home.Recycled glass countertops are one of the more [...]

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Moen-envi-6350

Envi WaterSense Rainshower from Moen

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Recently Moen sent me a chrome Envi showerhead to test out for fun.  Installing the fancy new showerhead took nothing more than a few minutes, and I've been using it for a few weeks to get a good feel for the product.  All things said, Envi saves water [...]

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Dockside Green

Backstage at Dockside Green

by James Glave from James Glave Almost Green Eco Humor Culdesactivism  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Just back froma quick hop over to to Victoria, B.C. where I spoke at the annual meeting of the Victoria Car-Share Co-op, and also snuck in a backstage tour of Dockside Green, the highest-rated LEED Platinum development in the world. Joe Van Belleghem, a [...]

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Eglu by Omlet

The Eglu Makes Urban Chicken Keeping Easy And Stylish

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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With demand for organic food steeply on the rise, as well as increased interest in knowing the source of food, many people have turned to growing their own organic gardens and even keeping chickens. Though many urban municipalities allow the keeping of [...]

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Archidose

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Archidose - [...]

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Subdivided

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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  A film by Dean Terryhttp://www.subdivided.netSubdivided is a documentary film about life I contemporary suburbia; a personal study of isolation and the struggle to maintain community in an era of careless development, the uninspired design of the [...]

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Movin' To Montana Soon, Gonna Be A Grapefruit and Banana Tycoon

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Montana State Representative Joe Read thinks global warming is a good thing for Montana. He has even proposed legislation called " an Act Stating Montana's Position on Global Warming " that says: (a) global warming is beneficial to the welfare and [...]

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