Fast Food Advertising is On the Rise — With a Focus on Minority Youth — While Kids Continue to Grow Fatter. What’s Wrong With This Picture?

February 4, 2011 by  
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Image: FastFoodHealth.org via Babble.com It’s definitely not news that America’s children have an obesity problem and that it’s largely due to fast food and junk/snack foods —nor is it a surprise that fast food rest… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How to Make Compost Tea & Why You Should

February 4, 2011 by  
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Compost tea and seedlings. Image credit: sleepynecko , used under Creative Commons license. When I posted a video on how to make compost extractions , and later on how to make compost tea it awakened my interest in this lesser-known subset of composting and organic gardening.

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Five Foundational Smart Grid Standards Pinpointed

October 12, 2010 by  
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Photo via Kickstock The smart grid industry can’t move forward very quickly if everyone working on it is designing with different standards in mind. The whole point of the new grid is to have everything functioning as a complete whole, with the ability to grow and expand without compatibility issues

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Washington DC’s Plastic Bag Tax Takes Effect This Week

January 3, 2010 by  
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Photo via Scholastic The city government of Washington DC, beginning this month, will impose a tax of 5 cents per plastic bags for supermarket customers. City officials plan to use the increased revenue to combat pollution in a local river

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Make Boxing Day Green: Bring Back The Original Idea

December 28, 2009 by  
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It is Boxing Day, a statutory holiday in much of the English-speaking world. In Victorian times, servants got the day after Christmas off to spend time with their families, often with boxes of leftovers and annual bonuses

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