Episode 139: What’s in store for the big climate summit, a self-driving roadmap

September 7, 2018 by  
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Plus, we know energy efficiency is a great way to cut operational costs, so why aren’t more companies on board?

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Financing a new, climate-friendly metropolis

September 7, 2018 by  
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Will smart city projects with longer-term benefits weaken credit ratings?

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3 DIY Compost Bin Designs You Can Make This Weekend

November 3, 2016 by  
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Composting yard waste and kitchen scraps is a great way to recycle nutrients and divert waste from landfills. There are many ways to make a DIY compost bin with reusable materials. Fall is a great time to get started, because leaves in compost…

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Grand Junction, Colorado converts human waste into fuel for 40 city vehicles

January 22, 2016 by  
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When it comes to renewable energy sources, an often overlooked fuel is right under our noses. Human waste, collected and processed in waste treatment plants just about everywhere there are humans, can be used to produce renewable natural gas that just so happens to be a great way to fuel vehicles, produce heat, and electrify anything that needs electricity. The city of Grand Junction in Colorado is going where few have dared to go before, relying on converted poo to power 40 city vehicles. Read the rest of Grand Junction, Colorado converts human waste into fuel for 40 city vehicles

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6 animal-shaped architectural wonders

January 22, 2016 by  
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EPA regional head steps down after agency rules response to Flint water crisis “inadequate”

January 22, 2016 by  
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As the water crisis stemming from lead contamination continues in Flint, Michigan, the head of the Midwest region of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has tendered her resignation. Susan Hedman will leave the agency effective February 1, making her the second official to step down in the aftermath of a public health crisis impacting more than 100,000 residents, including over 25,000 children. Read the rest of EPA regional head steps down after agency rules response to Flint water crisis “inadequate”

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3 Florida residents infected with the Zika virus after Latin America travel

January 22, 2016 by  
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The Zika virus , which has been spreading throughout Latin America in recent weeks and causing birth defects via infection of expecting mothers, has just arrived in the US. Three Florida residents who had recently visited Latin American countries have contracted the virus , though there are no accounts of the virus being spread within the country. While Zika cannot be transmitted from human to human, the biggest concern about infection is for pregnant mothers and the unborn. Read the rest of 3 Florida residents infected with the Zika virus after Latin America travel

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Gardening Tips: Aromatic Garden 101

December 17, 2015 by  
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We cover gardening tips frequently.  Gardening is a great way to get reconnected with nature and reduce waste.  And, there is nothing better than the sweet smell of an aromatic garden in bloom.  No matter what shade of green thumb you have, the…

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7 Must Try Green Subscription Box Services

September 30, 2015 by  
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More subscription box service firms specializing in green and natural living are opening up (pardon the pun). If you’re looking to switch to more eco-friendly products, it’s a great way to try new products without a huge investment. Most of these…

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How To: Dye Easter eggs the natural way

March 21, 2015 by  
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Dyeing Easter eggs doesn’t have to be an exercise in dipping into a multitude of chemicals. This year, dye your eggs the natural way. The process takes a bit longer, but produces a beautiful, muted tone that delight kids and adults alike. It’s also a great way to teach kids about science and about using common items to achieve uncommon results. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: DIY easter eggs , dyeing easter eggs , dyeing eggs , Easter , Easter activities , easter eggs , family easter ideas , Inhabitots , natural easter eggs , natural egg dye , non toxic dye , non toxic easter egg dyeing , non toxic easter eggs

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