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Modern Eco-Smart Challenger in Alberta

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Manitoba-based Conquest Manufacturing recently installed this three-module retreat on a serene hillside site in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.  The 1,050 square-foot cottage was built based on a design by Herbert Enns and features comprehesive mountain views [...]

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Inspired In Law Prefab Unveiled at WCG!

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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For those of you near San Francisco, this Inspired In-Law Cottage is on display at the Fort Mason Center through West Coast Green 2010. Designed by Larson Shores Architects, the structure – an accessory dwelling unit designed to help folks age in [...]

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3rd Whale iPhone App Finds All Things Green And Donates To Charity

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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As you can probably tell by now, I love useful and creative iPhone apps. Especially when they help  facilitate greener choices and/or a greener lifestyle. The newly updated 3rd Whale app, courtesy of 3rdwhale.com, is great example of an app that is [...]

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Build Your Own EV With The Trexa Customizable Platform

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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There’s been a lot of ‘putting the cart before the ox’ when it comes to electric vehicles, their capabilities, and most importantly, their availability. And while this news may fall into that category as well, it’s none the less [...]

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Nine Near Carbon Neutral Communities

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Popular Science just published an interesting roundup of green communities in an article now titled, "Nine of the World's Most Promising Carbon-Neutral Communities."  You'll recognize several of these communities as we've mentioned them previously.  [...]

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First Solar To Build World’s Largest Solar PV Power Plant In China

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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As the U.S congress continues to struggle with passing an extremely watered-down and relatively weak climate bill, China is continuing its decisive drive toward incorporating more large scale renewable energy power production into its overall energy [...]

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Architecture For Humanity's Really Boring Year in Haiti

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Kate Stohr, the co-founder of Architecture for Humanity , dropped me a note suggesting that I have a look at their Year in Review of their work in Haiti. I did, and couldn't help but come to the conclusion that it was really boring.. I mean really, [...]

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Bioenergy: You Want To Drink Or Drive?

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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There has been a lot of debate about the real effectiveness and sustainability of bioenergy (specifically biofuels) for quite some time now. Ethanol production is probably the most well known biofuel with biodiesel a close second. The entire debate around [...]

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Being An Environmentalist and Preservationist Can Get You Killed

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Telegraph Angelo Vassallo was Mayor of the pretty little Italian town of Pollica, which Eric Reguly of the Globe and Mail calls "a cultural and environmental treasure." He said no to illegal construction that Reguly says " spreads like a cancer [...]

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William Good - Upcycled Clothes

by designTURF (noreply@blogger.com) from designTURF  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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 You know something interesting is brewing when Nick Graham, the founder of Joe Boxer, teams up with Goodwill to introduce a new line of eco-fashions. William Good is both an environmental and social undertaking. The brand takes used clothing that [...]

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