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Rhode Island Locavore Holiday Weekend

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The Rhode Island state flag. I'm all for hope. In our previous existence, we were strong supporters of small urban businesses.

Pacific Trash Vortex Could Swallow Rhode Island and Still Have Room for the rest of New England

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Rhode Island is the smallest state, about the size of Houston, Texas actually. Tagged: discovery, oceans, pacific, pacific trash vortex, planetgreen, pollution, Recycling, Rhode Island, water pollution. That’s no secret, but when considering all the people and places I’ve encountered in R.I. Posted by: Nick Brown @PRnick.

Salty Brine Goes Green

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One of southern Rhode Island’s busiest and most popular spots, especially in the summertime, is the village of Galilee in the town of Narragansett. The Block Island Ferry shuttles travelers to and from the island from its dock here. It’s at the nexus of many of these attractions that a major green project is now underway.

Top 10 Most Endangered Species

Green Earth Journey

Green-Cheeked Parrot Found in Northern Mexico Extremely intelligent Endangered because of careless captive handling and habitat destruction 10.

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Renewable sources of energy to generate 20 percent of RI’s electricity needs

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This landmark legislation is a critical piece to Rhode Island’s goal to increase the use of renewable sources of energy to generate 20 percent of the state’s electricity needs,” Carcieri said in a statement. based Deepwater Wind plans to construct in Rhode Island Sound in the first half of the next decade. In June, Gov.

E-Waste – How to Combat this Growing Problem

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found this company called All Green Electronics Recycling , a dull service electronic recycler and collector. All Green Electronics Recycling has over 100 free drop off collection points throughout California, Nevada, Washington, Tennessee, North Carolina and Florida, and free pickup in 12 states. Truth is, most end up the landfill.

RI Sustainable Living Fest: A Recap

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This post is long overdue as the Rhode Island Sustainable Living Festival took place about a month ago – but better late than never, right? . Green Life Smart Life was an exhibitor at the event and met with individuals from across RI who were interested in learning about our green building project. .  .

New Chief Operating Officer Lois Quam Chats with Mark Tercek

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RI’s Governor named the new vice chairman of the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition

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Carcieri has been an effective advocate for coastal and offshore wind development and a leader in developing Rhode Island’s wind energy resources, including the first offshore wind project in North America that will provide 15 percent of all electricity used in Rhode Island. Donald L. Chet Culver said on Monday.

Which Utilities Top the Smart Grid Deployment List?

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Department of Energy for $200 million in stimulus funding to develop an “end-to-end” smart grid deployment that will include approximately 200,000 customers in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Rick Nicholson and H. Locally, National Grid (LSE:NG;NYSE:NGG), the nation’s second-largest utility, has applied to the U.S.

Nov 21st, R.I. Recycles Day

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The state will be celebrating Rhode Island Recycles Day , they will be accepting many recyclables.  Rhode Island’s Eco-Depot will be accepting computers, TV’s, batteries, rechargeable batteries , digital cameras, computers, and even computer accessories.  This will include lawn furniture, large plastic toys.  residents. 

Recovery: Saving Timber Rattlesnakes, Why Wildlife Recovery Isn’t a Popularity Contest

Nature Conservancy - Science

Zion — an uninhabited 1,352-acre wilderness island in Quabbin Reservoir (Boston’s water supply). Snakes on an Island. Zion Island.”

Portsmouth, RI Wind Turbine Featured on National Geographic Program

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as the best and brightest, the “ Giant Wind Turbine ” episode provides an honest and mildly humorous look at the challenges of installing a mammoth piece of green machinery. Tagged: green energy, green living, National Geographic, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Sean Riley, Wind Turbine, World’s Toughest Fixes.

Third Wind Turbine in Portsmouth Fuels Gusts of Civic Pride

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Tagged: hodges badge, Portsmouth RI, Rhode Island, wind power, Wind Turbine. Tags: Green hodges badge Portsmouth RI Rhode Island wind power Wind Turbine Forward thinking has always been a strong suit, now more so than ever. That’s pretty substantial.”. Posted by: Nick.

Kids Need Nature as Much as Nature Needs Them

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LEAF interns Jenifer Criollo, Janina Georges and Maylani Velazquez at Ninigret Pond, the largest of nine salt ponds in southern Rhode Island.

Introduce Ecotourism to your next Family Vacation

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Before heading out, I did some searching and came across a section of www.visitnh.giv which was specifically dedicated to green locations, activities and events. One of my favorite moments happened around the campfire one night when my son turned to me and asked, “ Why are there so many more stars in New Hampshire then Rhode Island ?”

Electric Vehicle Events in 98 Cities

Sierra Club Compass

Renew both the white and green sticker programs--which enabled plug in vehicles to drive in HOV lanes (AB 266)(SB 286).

Mule Deer Migration, Fearless Fish, and Pirate Naturalists

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University of Rhode Island). Mule deer at Torrey Creek Trailhead, Wind River Range Wyoming. Photo by Scott Copeland. SciDev Net). Wired).

Electric Vehicles Kick into High Gear

Sierra Club Compass

The eight states are California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Kevin Drum.

WATCH: What's It Like to Land on an Aircraft Carrier? | Mother Jones

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Location: University of California Washington Center, 1608 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES.

The Green Pizza Box

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Rhode Island won’t recycle the darn things, they’re too big to fit in my fridge, and I hate tearing them down and getting crumbs everywhere. Anyway, I stumbled across this bit of awesome innovation: A “green&# pizza box that turns into plates and a storage unit ! Tags: Green

RI Green Home Showcase Opens for Public Tours

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The Green Life Smart Life home will be open to the public on December 12 to educate local homeowners on how attainable modern green living can be. Tagged: energy efficiency, going green, green home showcase, Green Life Smart Life, green open house. This is a real home for a real family.

Want to learn how you can green up RI’s transportation?

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An alliance of environmental groups, businesses, unions, senior groups and others have joined together to promote a 21st century transportation system that enhances our economy and provides all Rhode Islanders with healthy transportation choices. Tagged: Apeiron Institute, RI green transportation. Next  Thursday, Jan.

Joseph Guerra’s CNC-cut cork flashlight to light the environment green

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The design student of the renowned Rhode Island School of Design has made this flashlight as a great eco-friendly art. Picture Gallery.

The Oil Spill That Could Happen Here, Part 1

Sightline Daily

Plus, near-misses and almost-spills happen with frightening regularity too.) In the next few years, the Northwest will decide whether or not to green-light staggering increases in crude oil facilities. Moonstone Beach, Rhode Island (January 19, 1996). Spills are an unfortunate reality of moving oil on or near water. million.

Home Entertainment’s Take on the Green Life Project

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Green Living, Smart Living. Click the images below for bigger versions: Green in RI. December 22, 2009 By Dennis Burger. Email this page.

Why Investors Must Do More Than Divest From Fossil Fuels Read more: Why Investors Must Do More Than Divest From Fossil Fuels

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Unity College, Hampshire College, College of the Atlantic, Sterling College and Green Mountain College have all committed to divest.

Green Building Perspectives: National Lumber Company

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Green Life Smart Life is sourcing lumber, as well as exterior and interior building materials, from one of the most environmentally-conscious companies in the field, National Lumber Co.  of Mansfield, Mass. You can read about National Lumber’s green initiatives here. What do you think of the Green Life Smart Life Project to date?

RIGBC to host First Annual Meeting

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Green Building Council – Rhode Island Chapter ( Chapter ) will celebrate the success of its inaugural year at its First Annual Members’ Meeting on February 9 th starting at 5PM at the new FM Global headquarters in Johnston, RI. Tagged: RI Green Building Council , RIGBC , USGBC , William Sisson. The U.S.

An Environmentally Friendly Approach to Death

Green (Living) Review

American University Grad Student’s Film “Dying Green” discusses new sustainable burial method. Campbell’s idea was revolutionary.

Green Tech: A Solar-Powered Home Theater

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Green and technology don’t seem to be complimentary concepts. In fact, when most companies discuss green tech they focus on recycling and end of lifecycle for CE products. People wonder, how can you be “green&# and have all electronics plugged in at the same time? This video shows how they do it.

What’s For Holiday Dinner?

Green Home Blog

In fact, even a hundred years ago shellfish (and lobsters) were “poor man’s meat” from Maine to Rhode Island. What’s For Holiday Dinner?

Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

Simply Google “green” hotels, or go to the “Green” Hotels Association’s website. Patronize family-friendly green restaurants.

Sea Find Designs

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Eight State EV Action Plan Raises Hope, Questions

Sierra Club Compass

For example: In Rhode Island all new state vehicle purchases will be electrics or hybrids wherever possible.

RI Deemed A Spot for Utility Scale Wind Harvesting

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The Department of Energy’s Wind Program and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) published a new wind resource map for the state of Rhode Island. This map indicates that Rhode Island has wind resources consistent with utility-scale production. RI Wind Map courtesy Dept of Energy.

California May Get Its Emission Standard Afterall

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Installing Speaker Brackets – Not So Green, But Cool Nonetheless.

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Being that we live in Rhode Island we don’t have a large field of installers to choose from, but we were lucky to find our own CEDIA certified installers; Robert Saglio Audio/Video. Are they “green&# ? What’s the green message here? Tags: Green Alignment: this is imperative. Do the kick ass?

Did you know…you could shop for the Earth?

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Just a heads up to all you Rhode Islanders! The founder, Claire Hall (a URI graduate) is quoted on her website saying “I want a store that is about more than just selling green products. Tagged: Green, green holiday gifts, Green kids, Green Products, green shopping, Local, reduce reuse recycle, Sustainable products.