October 22, 2012 - Green Building Elements

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Revisiting Alternative Fuels Where There’s Always Something Green to Discover

Looking at two very different alternative fuels – each with tremendous green promise We’re always on a quest to find alternatives to world dependence on petroleum-based products. Along the way, we encounter lots of bright-sounding news about alternative fuels, some of it are little more than fancy, and some of it remarkably promising as sustainable […]

October 22nd

Guest Post: Sustainable Gifts via Eco-friendly Candle Making

As the holiday season approaches, here is some green gift-making advice from Sashka Many people don’t realize just how unfriendly traditional candles can be to the environment. They are made with paraffin wax, a petroleum by-product, and the soot from these candles contributes to indoor pollution. The scented varieties are especially toxic because the fragrance […]

October 22nd

California Community College To Be America’s First Self-Sustaining School

Looking closely at sustainability — from Clean Technica [repostus hash=82abcdc7f493f83b53fd0492013c6608 title=California+Community+College+To+Be+America%E2%80%99s+First+Self-Sustaining+School host=Clean+Technica short=1q8eO snip=%C2%A0+An+ambitious+partnership+between+California%E2%80%99s+College+of+the+Desert+%28COD%29+and+Palm+Springs+is+set+to+launch+America%E2%80%99s+first+self-sustaining+college+campus%2C+following+other+U.S.+colleges+blazing+a+higher+education+sustainability+trail.+The+West+Valley+Campus%2C+a+satellite+location+to+COD%E2%80%99s+50%26hellip%3B thumb=3068627 jump=1]

October 22nd