Photo courtesy of natashalcd at Flickr.com The jury is still out on the Cash for Clunkers program. The last paperwork was filed on Monday, August 24, 2009, but crushed cars still waiting to be recycled. The final numbers are in - so how did the program score? All told, C4C … [Read more...] about Was Cash for Clunkers a success?
Photo courtesy of naturalturn at Flickr.com Over time, solar panels will get covered with dust, grime, and even bird droppings. These obstructions block sunlight and will reduce power production. The solution is simple though - clean your solar panel when it gets … [Read more...] about How to clean a solar panel
This year, June 15th was "Ride Your Bike to Work" day. When I saw other people riding to work, I decided to give it a try. Photo courtesy of sportpictures at Flickr.com This is remarkable because my bike has been quietly stashed in my garage since last Christmas (when I … [Read more...] about Biking to work – a beginner’s guide
Photo courtesy of kendrak at Flickr.com Eco-conscious drivers pay a lot of attention to how much gasoline their cars use, but what about the motor oil? When cars are properly maintained, they use far more gasoline than they do oil, and driving a car requires more trips to the … [Read more...] about Save the planet with motor oil
Photo courtesy of AbracaDebra at Flickr.com Everyone loves a well manicured yard, and there are a multitude of power tools that make short work of trimming, mowing, and edging. A surprising number of green options also exist, and more people are setting aside diesel powered … [Read more...] about Earth Friendly ways to mow the grass