Cleaning up: This $25 billion industry generates 220,000 jobs

August 5, 2015 by  
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Critics like to portray environmental regulation as a job killer, but the restoration economy provides more jobs than mining, logging, or steel production.

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Beehaus Provides Urban Rooftop Housing for Two Bee Colonies

August 29, 2013 by  
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Urban beekeeping has never been easier than with the sporty Beehaus . Resembling a picnic cooler, the easily maintainable hive is actually two hives in one, with two entrances that accommodate 22 separate frames. Made for city roof tops or gardens , the Beehaus is designed to not only protect beekeepers, but also to protect bees from the elements, as well as from wasps and other pests that threaten the health of the hive. Read the rest of Beehaus Provides Urban Rooftop Housing for Two Bee Colonies Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Beehaus , eco design , green design , rooftop beehive , sustainable design , urban beekeeping        

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Modular Cardboard Bed Provides Solutions for Emergency Housing

September 20, 2011 by  
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Spiraling STAIRscraper Solves Suburban Sprawl

February 4, 2011 by  
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[ By Steph in Art & Design , Home & Garden . ] For residents of towering urban apartment buildings, it’s not always possible to have a beautiful view and an outdoor terrace – or is it

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Moving back to California, Discovering Almond Flour, and Devouring Banana Nut Muffins

November 20, 2009 by  
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Life flies past us so quickly, and sometimes I’m certain the sound of the wind is actually the sound of life flying by.  That’s the way it’s felt lately; a whirling blur, a constant hum, non-stop motion.  Since my last post in August, I’ve gone on a 14-state road trip, moved from the East Coast back to my beautiful California, and re-entered the corporate world after a year-long hiatus.  My husband quit his job to launch a graphic design business, we found a goat living on our new property, summer faded away into the brilliance of autumn, and I discovered almond flour.

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Holiday Binge Might Alter Gut Microbes

November 20, 2009 by  
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Overeating on holidays like Thanksgiving is more than acceptable in our culture – it’s expected. Why not binge on mashed potatoes, gravy, and pecan pie?  Thanksgiving only comes once a year, after all.  Sure, you might gain a few pounds over the holiday season, but you have until New Year’s to worry about those.

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