Solar Panels Planned at GM Warehouse

Even automakers are getting in on the green game.  GM has been making efforts to be a more environmentally friendly company.  Not only will they add solar panels to a second warehouse in California, they plan to produce an electric plug-in vehicle by late 2010. GM Vice President stated, “The new solar arrays on our […]

Find Green Homes For Sale

Whether you’re interested in purchasing an environmentally-friendly home or just like to look (like me), there are a couple of websites that make it easy to find them.

House Hunting for a Green Mansion?

If you’ve got millions to spend and have an environmentally conscience mind, you’re in luck. Developers around the country are now building LEED certified estates for the very rich. From integrating reclaimed flooring and recycled-content countertops, to adding solar panels and gray water systems, these luxurious homes are beautiful, functional and energy-efficient. CNNmoney has the […]

New Ideas For Old Light Bulbs

Now that so many of us are switching our incandescent light bulbs to more efficient compact fluorescents, the question arises of what to do with the old bulbs.  If we could keep them out of the landfill by putting them to use in other ways, that would be great.  EcoStreet has some crafty ideas on […]

Can I Recycle This?

Dismayed by the amount of garbage filling our landfills?  Co-op America just released findings from a study they conducted on recycling.  They posted “21 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Recycle” which might ease your mind. 

Colorado Hotel Making Green Strides

Imagine relaxing in a chemical-free hotel room where even the shower is chlorine-free.  The Boulder Outlook Hotel and Suites will soon offer one.  In addition, they have set up a comprehensive program to

Big Business Going Green

Some of the world’s largest companies, including Google Inc, Citigroup Inc, Siemens AG, and HSBC Holdings PLC, are going green to save big bucks.  By incorporating solar panels, daylighting strategies, and reducing energy consumption, to building green in new construction of offices, companies can save millions per year and reduce their carbon footprint. See the full story […]

Green Building Continues At World Trade Center

As we remember the horrific events of 9/11 on the six anniversary, it’s encouraging to witness the rebuilding of the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City. Even more promising, is the incorporation of green building technologies, like at 7 WTC (pictured here), which received LEED Gold Certification. Last week, it was announced that […]

Clinton Foundation’s Energy Efficiency Initiative

The Clinton Foundation’s Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit Program is aimed at reducing the impact that our buildings have on the environment, from an energy consumption standpoint.

A River of Glass?

Tumbled, recycled glass is the composition of this backyard “river” and can be used to create all sorts of unique landscapes. From pathways to fish ponds to gardens, it stirs the imagination. How beautiful it would be in desert-scapes to bring in color without the use of water-hungry plants!

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