Ford’s Giant Green Roof Started Ten Years Ago; How Things Have Changed

December 29, 2010 by  
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Image Credit: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities It’s ten years since the start of construction of the green roof on top of the big River Rouge plant. Kevin described it in TreeHugger in 2004: “The 10.4 acre sedum roof insulates the building, provides a habitat for birds and insects, produces oxygen to offset the factory’s carbon dioxide emissions, and purifies rainwater. “Instead of having a chemical-based storm water treatment plant,” Ford says, “this system mimics nature.” TreeHugger hero

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Resolve to Stop Worrying About the Environment, It’s One of the Best Things You Can Do For It

December 29, 2010 by  
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photo: Bhernandez / Creative Commons Since the end of 2010 is rapidly approaching and if you’re like many people you’re thinking about resolutions to undertake in the new year, I offer up one which will really help you make your life much greener: Stop Worrying.

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Why Bother Chewing? Pepsi Out to ‘Snackify’ Beverages and ‘Drinkify’ Snacks

December 29, 2010 by  
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Image: Popsop.com Pepsi is rolling out a new product next month: Tropolis , a drinkable snack. It’s marketing its Tropolis “smooth blend of real squeezable fruit” to moms and kids, apparently to replace the role of actual fruit.

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