Green Your Neighbourhood this Autumn with a Little Guerilla Gardening!

September 12, 2014 by  
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Just because summer’s winding down doesn’t mean that guerilla gardening needs to slow down anytime soon! Fall is actually the ideal time to plant all kinds of flower bulbs and seed that will sleep sweetly all winter and spring up next March or April, and there are plenty of vegetables that do best after a winter slumber as well. From crocuses and daffodils to peas and asparagus, this is an ideal time to pre-sow some beauty around town , so let’s take a look at some of the best species for guerilla gardening goodness that can put to  best effect this season. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of Green Your Neighbourhood this Autumn with a Little Guerilla Gardening! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: astilbe , autumn garden , autumn gardening , beans , bluebells , bulbs , crocus , daffodils , fall garden , fall gardening , flower bulbs , garlic , guerilla gardening , guerrilla gardening , peas , snowdrops , spinach

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Lush Green Lilypad Bridge Spins Open to Accomodate Boat Traffic

September 12, 2014 by  
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INFOGRAPHIC: Why It’s Important to Say Goodbye to Your Old Incandescent Light Bulbs

July 31, 2014 by  
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Governments around the world are gradually phasing out the energy-inefficient incandescent light bulb , but many homeowners have yet to make the switch. To help break down the differences between light bulbs and explain how buying more energy efficient alternatives is a sound economic and environmental investment, Angie’s List put together an infographic that covers everything from the definition of a lumen to the a cost comparison of electricity output. Read on to see all the illuminating reasons why it’s important to say goodbye to your old incandescent light bulbs! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Why It’s Important to Say Goodbye to Your Old Incandescent Light Bulbs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “light bulbs” , angle’s list , cfl light bulbs , electricity output , incandescent light bulb , infographic , led light bulbs , light bulb , lumens , reader submitted content , watts

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INFOGRAPHIC: Efficient Light Bulbs to Replace Energy-Sucking 60-Watt Incandescents

March 21, 2012 by  
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Energy-sucking 60-watt incandescent light bulbs are still found in homes around the world, however there a variety of light bulbs out there that last longer, consume less energy, and provide up to 95% of the light output. Considering the fact that incandescent bulbs will be phased out in the near future ( January 2014 , to be exact), it’s time to consider replacing them with efficient alternatives. Hit the jump for an infographic explaining the different energy-efficient lighting solutions out there! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Efficient Light Bulbs to Replace Energy-Sucking 60-Watt Incandescents Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 60 watt light bulb , cfl , compact fluorescent light bulb , energy efficient lighting infographic , green lighting , incandescent light bulb , led a19 , LED light bulb , lighting infographic

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Why All Your Bulbs May Soon Be LEDs

March 11, 2011 by  
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From our friends at Fast Company , “bridging the fuzzy border between design and business.” A breakthrough in producing light emitting diodes could see LED production costs tumble as much as 75%. That’s thanks to research by a startup called Bridgelux , which has …

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Energy-Efficient ESL Bulbs to Hit Shelves Next Year

November 9, 2010 by  
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Not a fan of CFL bulbs but don’t want to shell out the cash for LEDs ? Enter the Electron Stimulated Luminescence bulb (ESL), designed by Vu1 Corporation.

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pageCUES: Green Book Markers Shaped Like Buildings

November 9, 2010 by  
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Made from sustainably-sourced card stock, these pageCUES slide onto the pages of your books and magazines, making visual references to highlight things of interest. A set consists of 10 pageCUES, and each one has a different graphic image based on a central theme

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FTC’s ‘Lighting Facts’ Label Highlights Bulbs’ Energy Efficiency

June 23, 2010 by  
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A new rule from the Federal Trade Commission aims to make it easier for consumers to compare types of bulbs by making lumens, not watts, the most prominent figure on packaging.

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