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Monthly Archives: March 2012
by Nicola Crozier Perhaps you’ve turned your office into an eco-friendly haven. You’ve taken all the necessary steps to become a more sustainable business; or have you? There’s a good chance you’ve forgotten something — shipping.
by Karin DeLaitsch Valerie Wiest and her teammates at Green Future Construction practice what they preach when it comes to sustainability and thereby inspire their customers to make changes in their lives. Many of the Laurel, Md., landscape architectural firm’s … Continue reading
I have been contemplating graywater – the wastewater that comes from all sources other than toilets. First a story. I know a guy who lives in an old farmhouse with a well and septic system on five acres near Chesapeake … Continue reading
Exploration companies have drilled wells in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and western Maryland for a long time, in some cases over 100 years. To improve production, in the widespread Marcellus Shale, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is now widely used.
by Karin DeLaitsch Lyndsay Braswell struggles to balance the daily fiscal realities of running a U.S. based manufacturing firm during the Great Recession with her desire to make the company more sustainable. Braswell, who leads business development for Braswell Precision … Continue reading
World Water Day is held on March 22 each year. Events are organized on or around this day to increase people’s awareness of water’s importance in the environment, agriculture, health and trade. So what is the big deal?
Few holidays are more closely associated with a plant than St. Patrick’s Day and clover. And because St. Paddy’s Day is the green holiday, it’s getting special attention on our blog. As it turns out, however, clover is green independent … Continue reading
“Right now, we’re excited about our tubular daylighting device, Solatube,” said Megan Ainsworth, a manager for CBG South, Inc., in Columbia, Md.
I have been entertained by the Republican presidential primaries this winter. Regardless of your political interests, you probably would admit they have made for some great TV. Often the subject of the debates is money and taxes. I am glad … Continue reading