Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Problem When Trash Meets Ocean

November 30th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

This past August, the Ocean Conservancy set sail with San Francisco-based Project Kaisei to expand research and help with some cleanup on the massive trash vortex that exists in the North Pacific Gyre. Four boats joined in the journey, including a barge for hauling away trash from this “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.”


Smart Windows Save Energy

November 30th, 2010 | by Dawn Killough

SageGlass offers designers a way to include lots of glass without the potential energy loss. Electrochromic glass responds to exterior light levels to automatically control the amount of light in a space


Moving Air in Habitats Without Ducts

November 25th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

A Minnesota-based company – Tjernlund Products, Inc. – sells a number of low-cost ductless systems that move air from one part of the house to another, whether through walls or through floors


How to Have a 'Green' Holiday

November 24th, 2010 | by Dawn Killough

How can you make your celebration more sustainable? Start with focusing on what really matters, people, and worry less about the trappings



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