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Massive water main break floods Sunset Boulevard, UCLA campus

Source: LA Times, by Caitlin Owens, July 29, 2014

A massive water line break sent a geyser shooting into the air and turned busy Sunset Boulevard into a raging river that roared down the thoroughfare and flooded the nearby UCLA campus. 109 more words


Think twice before you throw this away

Lowe’s was slammed this year with an $18.1 million settlement of a civil environmental lawsuit for taking used batteries and old fluorescent light bulbs collected from its stores’ recycling programs and throwing them in the trash.   267 more words

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Free green programs at Burlingame Citizens Environmental Council.

You’re invited to six free talks and film showings sponsored by the Citizens Environmental Council – Burlingame. Read more here:



Ms. 3,000-watt appliance, let me introduce Mr. 3,000-lb battery

Consider this Part 2 of the below post on major appliances. This stuff is easier to digest when it’s broken up a bit.

Going off the grid is an awesome concept and a lot more people are going to start doing it, because the costs and benefits are really starting to even out. 156 more words

Second hand i #Uppsala, när öppnar de?

Undrar ni också när olika second hand butiker i Uppsala öppnar efter att ha haft sommarstängt? (english info follows)

Vissa butiker har tyvärr haft dålig information på sin hemsida så tänkte därför upplysa er om några iaf med detta inlägg! 160 more words



Martin Dorey wants to make the world a better place, and he thinks this starts with ridding the beaches of marine plastic. The UK-based surfer/writer has created a hashtag to help his cause – you guessed it: … 267 more words


So What’s The Real Reason South Polar Sea Ice Is Expanding? It’s The Cooling, Stupid!

Source: NoTricksZone, P Gosselin on 26. Juli 2014

By Ed Caryl

During the last three years, since 2011, the ice around Antarctica has been growing, in most seasons, more than during any similar periods of the satellite era where we have that data. 74 more words