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A Guide to Green Flooring

Green Home Blog

A Guide to Green Flooring. And no matter what kind of carpet you chose, keep it clean with a green carpet shampoo and regular steam cleaning to help control allergens.

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"Follow the Plastic Bag Example, Nudge Polluters to Pay"

Environmental Economics

Place the veggies before the French fries in the cafeteria, and people will eat more greens. Gernot Wagner (cross-posted from EDF Voices ): Nudge is the best kind of book.

Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying. Filed under: Eating Well Tagged: bulk purchasing , COMPOSTABLE , ecofriendly , going green , PTA , RECYCLED-UPCYCLED , school lunches , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS.

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4 Everyday Ways to Make Sustainability the Rule instead of the Exception.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood effecting change Environmentalism family For Children global climate chane going green green influencing policy pollution recycling Science setting an exampleMy focus on the environment and sustainability started with my father.

Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Green Home Blog

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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An example of where blogging and research are complements

Environmental Economics

Second, when offsets are purchased to fund green energy, emissions can rise if “dirty” producers can engage in pre-emptive strategic commitments and the price of offsets is chosen endogenously. Joshua Gans: The other day, Paul Krugman wrote about the reduced relevance of formal academic publication given the nature of web distribution and discourse.

London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening the Games |. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler? The map: essential green companion.

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Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

Renaming Jordan Towers as Jordan Gate Park, they envision a facility that returns a sense of place and scale to its neighborhood while serving as a fully visible beacon to renewable energy and the industry’s best practices in green design. Green Prophet: Congratulations!

Green Muslims Build Green Neighbourhoods

Green Prophet

US Green Muslims embrace the notion of co-housing, an environmentally friendly (and Islamic) lifestyle which combines privacy with a more tight-knit community. For more on green Islam see: Dine with an Unconventional ‘Green’ Sheikh.

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How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

Well, first and foremost–it’s going green! You can choose to go green through your clothing, as well. And, I’m not trying to diminish going green. ” Currently, green apparel makes up about $5 billion in the $200 billion fashion industry.

Ubud, Bali: sleeping in Michael Franti’s green bed

Green Traveler Guides

| Ubud’s Green Yoga |. So I am not surprised in the least to thoroughly love Franti’s new green Soulshine Bali yoga retreat—it’s just a short stroll beyond the the artist community of Ubud, in Bali , Indonesia. Guest bedroom: green sleeping.

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How to Green Birding’s ‘Big Year’

Nature Conservancy - Science

Tim Boucher ( @tmboucher ) blogs frequently on birds and birding for Cool Green Science. Introducing the Green Big Year. Some birders have found a way to reconcile their need to see as many bird species as possible with their concern for the environment — the Green Big Year.

Going green doesn’t start with doing green acts

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Going green does not start with doing green, environmentally friendly, acts – it starts with a shift in consciousness. But going green should not just protect the Planet, it should also protect your finances and save you money.

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Syria’s Beehive-Shaped Green Architecture

Green Prophet

There have been recorded examples of their construction in Palestine, Cyprus and Turkey although it is only in Syria that they have persisted to this day. Architecture & Urban earth architecture green architecture green building Green Housing mud building

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Is Green Infrastructure Doomed to Underinvestment, Just Like Our Grey Infrastructure?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservationists have been advocating lately for green infrastructure: trees, oyster reefs, wetlands and more that provide infrastructure and additional values. But how can we ensure that green infrastructure don’t see the same level of underinvestment?

The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger

Sightline Daily

” It was also an excellent example of the unlikely power that the Northwest now has over big coal, oil, and gas companies. Given what we’re seeing now, I’m betting on the thin green line. Seattle City Hall banner by Padraic used under CC BY-SA 2.0

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Vote green in the European Parliament Elections

Green Blog

There are of course many other examples. For a democrat, the remaining choice are the European Greens. The Greens would actually lose seats, going from their current 58 seats to 44 seats. Today the first polls for the European Parliament election opened.

Is Syriza the first Green government in Europe?

Green Blog

When I say that Syriza’s victory is in a sense the first Green government in Europe, it’s obviously not just Greens. A Green Government? Having said that, there is a remarkable extent to which Syriza is in practice a Green government.

Stats example of the day

Environmental Economics

March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker.

The green roof

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A green roof, or living roof, can aid to regulate the temperature of a house or building by keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. green buildings green roofs green roof

Gorgeous Examples of Zen Home Design

Green Furniture Home Design

Green – being right in-between, promoting balance and harmony. Design. A home is one’s paradise. Zen home design combines architecture and therapeutic design to promote tranquility.

Seattle’s Green Stormwater Goals

Sightline Daily

Recently, the city of Seattle announced a goal to dramatically increase the amount of water treated by rain gardens, green roofs, green streets, permeable pavement and other alternatives that seek to treat stormwater more naturally instead of carry it away in pipes.

How many birds are killed by windmills and other green energy projects?

10,000 Birds

These are the dolphins in your tuna fish, for example. Conservation bird mortality cats green energy windmills Nobody knows and I’m not going to pretend to tell you. However, in this post, I’d like to lay out the basic numbers as we pretend to know them about overall bird mortality, human related causes of mortality, and somewhere in there I’ll note that the number of birds that are killed by windmills is so small that it says “zero” on my pie chart.

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Going lean is the new green

Green (Living) Review

The next movement in green marketing, therefore, is and must be about focusing on waste reduction. It just is not enough to buy so-called green products – we have to promote responsible consumption and we have to get away also from what I like to refer to as greensumption; buying green goods because “we must have them to be green”. An empty and cleaned out tin can for a pencil bin for the desk instead of buying one made from recycled steel is just such an example.

Classroom Coase Example of the Day

Environmental Economics

Brian Gardner saw the pointy green shoots sneaking into his yard from the neighbor’s. He’ll take care of them when he returns from Florida, he told himself. Two weeks later, he came home to Park Boulevard in Worthington to find a stand of bamboo 10 feet high on his side of the fence. “It It grows a foot a day,” Gardner said. You can actually watch it grow.”. The shoots came from next door, where bamboo canes 15 feet tall take up a third of Tena and Tom Singley’s backyard on Loveman Avenue.

Heroines for the Planet: Green Drinks NYC Founder Margaret Lydecker

Eco Chic

Before Margaret Lydecker founded Green Drinks NYC in 2002, there wasn’t a place for Manhattan’s like-minded, eco-conscious professionals to get their networking on. I went to the most recent Green Drinks NYC, and observed Margaret calmly and graciously working the room.

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Extraordinary “Green Machine” mobile city fertilizes the Sahara Desert as it moves

Green Prophet

To make that easier for desert dwellers , Stephane Malka and Yachar Bouyaha proposed the Green Machine – a massive city on tank treads that fertilizes the Sahara as it moves. . Design Desertification Green Machine Sahara desert Stephane Malka Venice Biennale Yachar Bouhaya

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13 Green Building Tips From Nader Khalili Student

Green Prophet

Designed by Hassan Fathy, the Akil Sami House in Egypt is a fairly recent example of earth architecture that is both beautiful and functional.

Better Green Living Through Chemistry

Nature Conservancy - Science

In a hydrogen fuel cell, for example, oxygen reacts at one electrode (oxygen reduction reaction) and hydrogen at the other (hydrogen oxidation reaction), generating electricity and water. By Cara Byington, Science Communications Specialist.

Going Green In Your Home

Green Prophet

Today, with the wealth of cheap detergents available at the supermarket, it can be hard to make the decision to choose the more expensive “Green” Products. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

Five Green Surprises From Habitat for Humanity

Green Living Ideas

Check out the list of awesome green initiatives that Habitat for Humanity has been undertaking! These are just two examples of Habitat efforts that are green and growing in number. Partnerships to train the green builders of tomorrow.

Green Website Partners

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is amazing to see the kind of partners and sponsors that some supposedly green websites and social media sites list. When I see green websites and -organizations, and the recent Climate Week in the UK was also a great example of this, have sponsors and partners of dubious green credentials one can but wonder as to whether those folks have thrown away all ethics, if ever they had any, for big bucks.

Jerusalem’s Green-Roofed Gutman VC is a Home for the Birds and the Bees

Green Prophet

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel commissioned a very green addition to the Jerusalem Bird Observatory, and let’s just say the birds and the bees are making themselves at home! More Green Building Goodness on Green Prophet: Syria’s Beehive Shaped Architecture.

HEPCA’s Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered

Green Prophet

It will also be topped by a green roof that is not only useful for insulating the interior during hot summers, but is also expected to provide a mini-habitat for the many birds that travel through the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway.

Green Product News: Bambu Helps Save Bees!

Green Living Ideas

We’re sponsoring the lab to support its ongoing work— a great example of dedicated people working to build healthy eco-systems that benefit us all.”. The company is a member of Green America and its Green Business Network, and manufactures using organic sources certified by IMO Switzerland.

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JW Marriott Hong Kong: healthy green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

Behind the scenes, and unseen by guests, this is a smooth-running, lean, green machine. “Nearly ten years ago, Marriott enacted the first green policies for its hotels,&# notes Wilson Chan , the hotel’s director of engineering. The greening path.

Calling All Green Bloggers – Masdar Competition Wants Your Ideas!

Green Prophet

For example, in the Middle East, the current process to purify seawater to produce drinking water is hugely energy intensive, expensive and unsustainable. This is just one example of the relationship between energy and water. Energy blogging green competition Masdar Masdar Group water

INTERVIEW: Green Buildings and the Next Climate Summit In Qatar

Green Prophet

I speak to green campaigner Safa Al Jayoussi about nuclear power, green buildings and the role the region needs to play at the next climate summit in Qatar. The next stop on my whirlwind tour of all that is green and eco in Jordan is the Green Building Council.

Green Apps for the Tech Savvy

Green Blog

Let’s take a look at some green apps that are particularly useful and which you may have missed. Green Genie is a super useful app for people who may not be eco-experts. What are some of your favorite green apps? Nowadays there’s an app for everything.

Make this New Year the year of the green resolutions

Green (Living) Review

Make the 2014 the year of the green resolutions at home and elsewhere by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many people tend to make New Year resolutions that they end up breaking, unfortunately, already, in the majority, about two days in, because those resolutions are, all too often, about self-improvement.

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