In honor of Earth Day, Vancouver's "24 Hours" recently published a list of 10 things you can do to be kinder to Mother Earth. Their tips include: converting to compact fluorescent bulbs, properly disposing of pontentially toxic garbage, composting, and collecting excess water … [Read more...] about Earth Day Tips
Remember that story about the Irish company that is going to build so many windmills in Texas that it will become the biggest wind energy generator in the country? Well, I guess all the good from wind power will be offset by TXU building 11 new coal fired electric plants that … [Read more...] about More wind power coming soon, but FOUR TIMES more coal power also coming soon equals making air pollution much worse?
This interesting article details how some enterprising (and practical) environmentalists are using municipal solid waste (MSW) to generate clean energy. Itâ€™s a well know fact that the decomposition process in municipal landfills creates all kinds of gases and heat, but what we … [Read more...] about Creating Clean Energy from Municipal Landfills
With this handy electric chipper shredder, you can transform woody material such as tree trimmings into high quality mulch. You can also use this tool to make material to add to your compost pile. An added benefit is that you won't have to worry about gasoline, spark plugs, or … [Read more...] about Electric Environmentally Friendly Gardening Tools
Did you know that a standard walk behind gasoline lawnmower puts out as much air pollution as 11 cars? And that a riding lawnmower puts out as much air pollution as 34 cars? The reason for this is that even though mowers have small engines, they don't have sophisticated emissions … [Read more...] about EPA considers tougher rules for lawnmower emissions