Archive for May, 2007

Weekly Trashed

I’m in Vancouver, British Columbia today, so I had to go to the archives to pick this week’s shot. It’s actually a doozy, and I’m not sure why I passed on it two weeks ago. First off, they didn’t set aside the large items for the claw to pick up – that’s just common decency. […]

Green News and Notes

Here are a few interesting and newsworthy links from the outer reaches of the green Web… Surprise fellow Americans…! The U.S. rejects EU emission reductions. What’s global warming look like? Ask Australia — they’re getting hit hard right now… will the world take notice? CNET’s Green Tech column breaks down 25 things you can do […]

Have you met Mossy yet? Mossy is probably the youngest green blogger in South Carolina, and he would like you to take The Mossy Challenge. From the results of our first poll, I know a lot of you are already on the CFL bandwagon – but the point here is that a 10-year-old is more […]

Well I’m off to Vancouver, British Columbia for 5 days. I’m really stoked for the trip, but concerned about my greenness. Traveling always makes things difficult because I get out of my routine. Plus, at airports and hotels, everything seems to be disposable. Jet fuel aside, just getting through all my meals without generating piles […]

Go Green Roundup

In case you missed them, here’s 5 great stories from the past few days: Connecting the Haves & Have-nots Holy Green! Turn off Your Computer Monitor Choose Your Gas Station Wisely Identifying Homgrown Produce

Just like the rest of the green nation, I’m trying to figure out how to buy local produce. But it’s so hard to tell what comes from where. Finally, help’s on the way. As covered by the Post & Courier, the state has just launched the Certified South Carolina Grown program to help consumers identify […]

Whether or not to turn your computer and monitor off after daily use is a point of confusion for many. The bottom line is turn them off. And better yet, unplug them. If you work in an office environment that requires you to leave your PC running so IT can push out system updates, at […]

Weekly Trashed

This week’s shot doesn’t have the scale of recent posts, but it does have the requisite supply of cardboard.  I really like the details, like the infinitely reusable shipping tube and the recyclable bottle of chemicals sitting on top of the overflowing bin.  Seeing the boxes inside of boxes inside of boxes just dumbfounds me. […]

Cow pun aside, when I recently went to my regular recycling spot in West Ashley at St. Andrews Shopping Center, it was gone – vanished into thin air! So recyclables in tow, I scoured the city looking for a new home for my bottles and paperboard. I eventually found an alternate recycling spot, but it […]

Holy Green!

I found this great post on SoMA about the 325-year old Circular Congregational Church here in Charleston.  The church just finished a three year project to reduce the building’s impact on the environment. Some of the actions they’ve taken include installing a sedum-grass roof, a geothermal system, a cistern to collect precipitation for irrigation, and […]

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