Get Started With Vertical Gardening (Infographic)

October 18, 2011 by  
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wellhome /via Whatever you want to call them, vertical gardens, living walls or green facades (and really, they are three different things ) they are wonderful inventions that shade buildings, produce oxygen, provide habitat and just look lovely. Our friends at Wellhome have produced a great infographic explaining what they are and how they work…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Get Started With Vertical Gardening (Infographic)

Gadget and Appliance Energy Use up 600% in 40 Years

October 18, 2011 by  
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oskay via Flickr CC / CC BY 1.0 It is not news that our energy consumption has greatly increased in the last 40 years. Nor is it news that our rate of consumption of appliances and gadgets is outpacing the gains we are making in energy efficiency . However, a new report by The Energy Saving Trust puts the scale of growth in bold relief. According to the UK-based study, consumer electronics energy consumption in the UK … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Gadget and Appliance Energy Use up 600% in 40 Years

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