First TXU announced that it was going to build 11 new coal burning power plants around Texas. As you can expect, no one wants to live near a coal power plant, and one judge has already rejected one of the plants planned for Oak Grove. The judges rejected Dallas-based TXU's … [Read more...] about TXU goes from coal to nuclear!
Archives for August 2006
LiveScience.com reports on these new modular grass tiles that hopefully will make green roofs easier for the â€œaverageâ€ homeowner or eoc-friendly business owner. I put â€œaverageâ€ in quotes because I donâ€™t think most homeowners are ready to slap turf on their roofs quite … [Read more...] about Modular Grass Tiles for Easy Grass Roofs
â€œRecycling with Styleâ€ appears to be the theme for these unique recycling bins by EcoPop Designs. This award-winning company creates stylish recycling containers that are durable and fire-safe. Eco-Pop Designs combines, ecology, pop art, and invention to make public … [Read more...] about Hip Recycling Bins by EcoPop Designs
Itâ€™s about time that someone came up with a biodegradable â€œplasticâ€ shopping bag! I found this biodegradable bag on Canadian company Mountain Equipment Co-Opâ€™s website. The bag is made by BioBag Canada Inc., which creates a number of eco-friendly products. The bag is … [Read more...] about Mountain Equipment Co-Op has BioBags
There are many handy devices out there that you can use in the garden to help you water efficiently. Drip irrigation and soaker hoses are great for certain areas of the garden. Irrigation timers are another excellent option. The Gardena Water Off-Timer is a quality and durable … [Read more...] about Gardena Water Off-Timer