What takes a slight adjustment of lifestyle can help save, not only Mother Nature, but your own health and wellness. There are a variety of small steps you can take to improve your carbon footprint. Start in the kitchen—your place for family gathering and socializing. Why we always end up in the kitchen is hard to say. Fact is: If someone is cooking or cleaning, family and friends seem to crowd around the island and pull up counter height stools to join the chef in conversation. What better place to go green first? (more…)
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Dear Germany, When You Get To The Green Future, Please Throw The Rest Of Us A Rope!
Hailing from Freiburg, Germany, Rolf Disch is a renowned architect that has put his little city front and center on the eco-map. Literally transforming Freiburg into Germany’s eco-capital where about 35% of residents don’t own a car and new homes routinely incorporate photovoltaic panels. And now, a popular destination for tourist world-wide seeking the reality of sustainable architecture and the inspiration for better eco-friendly housing options for their future. (more…)
Since Hurricane Ike, the City of Houston has been trying to figure out how
to recycle the wood debris. From Galveston to North of Houston, there is
plenty of wood debris to be collected but not sent to the local landfills.
So the City has come up with a nationwide contest in hopes of someone coming
up with a recycling idea that will get rid of 5.6 million cubic yards of
tree waste cleaned up from households and front yards. (more…)