Daily Archives: February 10, 2011

New app gives you & your iPhone green shopping skills

Read the full post at Tainted Green. Mobile devices and apps have changed the way we operate. We can stream live news feeds, play games, and even find the cheapest place to buy an item. While saving a few bucks … Continue reading

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How to “green” a plastic bag

Read the full post by Marc Gunther. In an effort to make its Ziploc plastic bags as environmentally friendly as possible, consumer-products company SC Johnson has joined forces with RecycleBank to keep more than 100 million pounds of waste out … Continue reading

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The scoop on (diaper) poop

Read the full post by Marc Gunther. In the beginning…. …Bill and Dave invented stuff in their garage …Herb Kelleher drew a triangle on a cocktail napkin …Howard Schultz found that people liked hanging out in Italian coffee bars As … Continue reading

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E.P.A. and Carbon Dioxide: The Prequel

Read the full post at New York Times Green. As a committee of the Republican-controlled House settled in to interrogate the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, Lisa P. Jackson, about her agency’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, a … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Business Greener (and Save Money)

Read the full story in the New York Times. Many business owners are learning that they can cut costs by adopting energy-saving actions for lighting, equipment, heating, air conditioning, transportation and water use.

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A Green Way to Cap an Old Landfill

Read the full story from the Agricultural Research Service. ARS microbiologist Pat Millner is developing a way to cap or seal old landfills with more environmentally sensitive vegetative caps — trees and shrubs planted in a mix of topsoil and … Continue reading

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Michael Pawlyn: Using nature’s genius in architecture

Watch the video. How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and … Continue reading

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