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Monthly Archives: July 2012
by Leigh Tillman Picking green beans yesterday got me thinking about picking green beans in New Zealand which led to reminiscing about different farms I’ve worked on while traveling. The green bean farm was all about picking green beans all … Continue reading
Steve and Wanda Mouzon are the scary-smart and very entertaining principals of Miami Beach’s Mouzon Design, producer of town-building tools and services. Their house plans have been featured repeatedly as Home of the Month in Southern Living, Coastal Living, and … Continue reading
by Charlotte Critchley Business planning software giant, Epicor, surveyed nearly 1000 companies worldwide to determine what they were doing in terms of carbon accounting. The results showed that most companies do not have carbon management at the top of their … Continue reading
Global 100 is a list of the most sustainable businesses in the world published by Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based magazine focused on clean capitalism, an economic system in which prices incorporate social, economic and ecological benefits and costs.
Urvashi Rangan, director of consumer safety at Consumer Reports, recently told CBS This Morning that the use of antibiotics in animal production is leading to a “public health crisis.” The meat and poultry business is America’s number one user of antibiotics, according … Continue reading
TerraLogos bundles remediation services with energy audits to the satisfaction of residential, commercial customers
TerrraLogos Energy Group, an energy improvement contracting company based in Baltimore, has emerged as a formidable player in a crowded field of firms that offer residential and commercial building energy audits.
People in my region learned a new term, derecho, on June 29. We now know that a derecho is a fast-moving cold front laden with tremendous thunderstorms. My town saw straight-line winds gusting to 80 miles per hour. The Washington … Continue reading
Yesterday was Canada Day and it got me to thinking about our neighbors to the north. “I was only in Winnipeg for two days, and in a fairly isolated environment, so maybe I shouldn’t generalize my observations,” said my friend, … Continue reading