If you're anything like me, you probably have a drawer in your bedroom with at least two or three old cell phones, just sitting there, taking up space. I've been wondering what the most responsible thing to do with those old cell phones lately, so I started doing a little bit … [Read more...] about How to Recycle Old Cell Phones: The Ultimate Guide
Archives for January 2010
If you've ever stayed at a nice hotel, chances are you've used a Speakman showerhead. They're the ones with multiple jets, and a little lever so that you can adjust the way that the showerhead sprays. They give you a nice, quality shower, and they look pretty fancy too. But … [Read more...] about Speakman Showerheads: A Water Saving, Low Flow Version
If you've ever been inside an uninsulated steel building in the middle of summer, you know how hot it can get inside. But can steel buildings still be a good choice for green building? Apparently, they can. Let's look at some features of steel buildings that could be … [Read more...] about Steel Buildings – Can They Be Green Buildings?
Today's Wall Street Journal has a great article about e-bikes in China. Most people in China cannot afford a car yet, and there wouldn't be room on the streets if everyone could afford them! Public transportation can be slow and crowded. Bicycles have been a popular, low … [Read more...] about Terror by electric bike in China?
Photo courtesy of soyignatius at Flickr.com 2009 was a major turning point for news. A critical mass of people have started asking for the green angle behind every story, and asking for more from our politicians, companies, and co-workers. Even as newspapers cut staff, they … [Read more...] about Green news for the New Year