Monthly Archives: March 2008

The resident High Point Green Agent reports

This has been a busy week for me, and I have been out in the field most of the week! Something fun I did do yesterday, tho, was some Usability Testing at Microsoft. One of the benefits of donating a … Continue reading

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Take us to your LEEDer

“Feel like some green-building lingo is alien-speak?” Today’s Tip: Read LEED explained by The Ideal Bite crew here.

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Carbon Neutral Shopping

I am cleaning off my desk in preparation for doing my taxes **eeeeek**. So I found an ad I tore out of my Mother Earth News magazine (I won’t tell you which issue – it’s embarrassing how far behind I … Continue reading

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Sale into spring

Marty Wingate has rounded up a list of all of the garden sales headed our way – 78 of them by her count. Crazy! Altho I admit I almost always make it to the Seattle Tilth sale to get my … Continue reading

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Martha weighs in on bamboo

The use of sustainable materials in more and more home items is becoming more prevalent – and more confusing. My meetup group of the same name is visiting the Natural Fiber Clothing Wearable Art Studio next Saturday – its final … Continue reading

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The fight over what “green” means

I have intentionally not commented on the arson fires that destroyed the Built Green Street of Dreams homes at Quinn’s Crossing. I was saddened a great deal when these homes burned. I worried about the wild life and was grateful … Continue reading

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Conscious Choice: Tiffany & Co.

Natural Health Magazine points out – but I also learned this when I visited Tiffany & Co. in New York City over New Year’s weekend this year – mining for gold, silver, and diamonds digs up land and generates more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House

Caught this book review in the latest issue of Mother Earth News. Luckily it is also on their web site. Check it out!

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Learn Along With Jenny

In January I was contacted thru my Green Spaces meetup group by Jenny, a senior at Redmond High School. She was looking for a professional to serve as a “field advisor” to an idependent study project required to graduate from … Continue reading

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The resident High Point agent reports

I gave a tour of the community to someone yesterday who has been meaning to check out this neighborhood in West Seattle for awhile and just hadn’t made the time. If you are in the same boat, maybe you should … Continue reading

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