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Friday Roundup Debuts Feb 26

Friday Roundup is new – and it’s for you! Every week Green News Update will  review up to a half dozen stories – news, announcements, studies – on the… 115 more words

Sustainability

Reduce and Reuse in the Kitchen

While recycling is better than sending more trash to the landfills, reducing and reusing first is even better for the environment.  Since most trash and recycling revolves around the kitchen, I’ll focus on that area. 770 more words

Styrofoam

Light Bulbs!

I’ve never given much thought to light bulbs.  They are only something you think about when they are not working properly. They are like an offensive lineman in football.  474 more words

General Interest

Embodied Energy

Embodied energy is the sum of all the energy required to produce any goods or services, considered as if that energy was incorporated or ’embodied’ in the product itself. 447 more words

Green Buildings

Importance of Cross Ventilation

In Green Buildings emphasis is given to utilize renewable energy sources and natural ventilation rather than mechanical ventilation. I came across a plan a few days back which had windows and doors but didn’t follow the principal of cross ventilation. 729 more words

Sustainability