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August 22
Lights Camera Action: What a TV show relating to sustainability might accomplish

Lights Camera Action: What a TV show relating to sustainability might accomplish

A TV show based on sustainability The idea of producing a local cable access television show based on sustainability presented itself unexpectedly. My initial feeling on the idea of creating a show to discuss sustainability-related topics… Read More >>

August 19
Remember: Motor Oil Can Be Recycled

Remember: Motor Oil Can Be Recycled

The sign I saw as I walked I was walking to board my local mass transit option headed to downtown San Francisco when I saw a sign that piqued my curiosity. The sign stated that one… Read More >>

August 15
Biodegradable and Compostable Are NOT One and the Same

Biodegradable and Compostable Are NOT One and the Same

The question: Can biodegradable items go into the compost bin? I was testing some green products for use in my house (in this case, a dryer sheet). After I finished, I planned to place the dryer… Read More >>

August 7
Does the water in your shower smell funny? Follow your Nose

Does the water in your shower smell funny? Follow your Nose

What is that smell? One morning a few months ago, I turned on the shower and noted a pungent aroma. I ran the water a few extra minutes until the smell went away. I considered picking… Read More >>

August 6
Why water filters should Coconut Shells as their filter

Why water filters should Coconut Shells as their filter

Water filters remove impurities When I delivered my presentation, “What is in your water might surprise you”, I recommended the use of water filters that remove most of the harmful contaminants present in tap water without… Read More >>

July 26
Sustainability Insights: A look at the country of India

Sustainability Insights: A look at the country of India

The push for sustainability is coming from every corner of our planet – even in India I connected with Manish Singh of India-based Shreeranya Renewables. Shreeranya Renewables is a scientific and educational start-up dedicated to exploring… Read More >>

July 20
Are you ready to live in the sustainable urban villages of tomorrow?

Are you ready to live in the sustainable urban villages of tomorrow?

A sustainable urban village based on bio-mimetic design I had the opportunity to meet with Alrie Middlebrook, the founder of the California Native Garden Foundation, in San Jose, California. The California Native Garden Foundation has developed… Read More >>

July 14
Two Minutes to Help Improve Air Quality

Two Minutes to Help Improve Air Quality

The invitation I accepted I sent the following email to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) at the request of a fellow sustainability enthusiast. Dear BAAQMD Board Members, Please take a bold stand in… Read More >>

July 11
Are you choosy about carbon pricing?

Are you choosy about carbon pricing?

Target: Reducing GHG Emissions The only way the United States will achieve its long-term target of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be to place a price on carbon emissions.  Emissions of greenhouse gases into the… Read More >>

July 3
The earth belongs to all of us!

The earth belongs to all of us!

“Our existence as creatures of flesh and bone is totally dependent on the land and natural resources of the earth. This earth, which no one of us made, is simply a given”. - Allana Hartzok After… Read More >>

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