There’s More To Zero Waste Than Being Green

March 30, 2016 by  
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I consider myself pretty green. I am a vegetarian and grow much of what I eat in my home garden. What my wife and I don’t eat we compost, which gets cycled back into the garden. We’re a one-car family, which works for me as I bike to work every…

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There’s More To Zero Waste Than Being Green

There’s More To Zero Waste Than Being Green

March 30, 2016 by  
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I consider myself pretty green. I am a vegetarian and grow much of what I eat in my home garden. What my wife and I don’t eat we compost, which gets cycled back into the garden. We’re a one-car family, which works for me as I bike to work every…

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1BOG Launches New LA Solar Program. Gives Members Cashback and New Online Solar Tool

December 10, 2009 by  
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Today, One Block Off the Grid (1BOG) launched a new Los Angeles solar power program . That means homeowners can now get free information about whether solar power would work in their home, how much it would cost, what discounts and rebates they can receive, and how the buying process works

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Fifth Green and Gorgeous Gala San Francisco Style

December 10, 2009 by  
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Sometimes San Francisco feels a little Los Angeles or New York especially considering the tall, smartly dressed model-esque crowd that packed the W hotel for the 5th annual Gorgeous & Green fashion show. New York and LA may have a slender leg up on SF as far as model runway shows but SF keeps the other cities and a well dressed arms length with the overall greenness of the event. Upon entering the festivities, my friend and I couldn’t help but notice the tall talent circulating through the upstairs rooms.

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Make a Gift Bow Out of Scrap Paper

December 10, 2009 by  
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I found this fabulous tutorial on how to make a large gift bow out of any paper you have on hand: magazines, scrap paper, pretty scrapbook paper, even old junkmail or maps. The tutorial is from the talented crafter Jessica Jones and if you don’t follow her blog you should: http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com Here’s some more info about the bow making process.

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Gossamer Teases More Energy from Thin Film Solar

December 10, 2009 by  
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Gossamer Space Frames has introduced two new concentrated solar power technologies that marry low tech components and off-the-shelf elements with high tech thin film solar panels to yield a system that costs less, can be installed more quickly, and collects solar energy more efficiently. While much of the solar industry has focused on improving the efficiency of solar panels themselves, companies like Gossamer are demonstrating that the cost-effectiveness of a solar array also depends on the infrastructure that supports those panels.  Gossamer uses a more sustainable , simple design approach to cut costs and improve efficiencies.  The two new patent-pending technologies, SunLock and Minitruss , join Gossamer’s roster of solar array installation systems which also includes the patented Coaxial Joint System and patented Organic Connector .

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