Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Importance of the Tenant Selection Process

I know this is not a “green” topic, but it does strike a chord with me, for two reasons. Many years ago I was a “risk analyst” at a screening company that processed apartment applications. I screened applications for hundreds … Continue reading

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Save a pumpkin’s life!

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Don’t miss this ~ “The lowdown on GMOs” podcast from delicious living e-NEWS

Hot out of the Inbox – The lowdown on GMOs: An interview with Beth Harrison, PhD You may have heard the term “genetically modified” used negatively but still wonder what the big hoopla is about. After all, genetically engineered corn … Continue reading

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This year’s Halloween colors are orange and GREEN

NWsource families columnist, Lora Shinn, says Get on your eco-duds, then head to Ecohaus’s Green Halloween party for some healthy Halloween ideas, hands-on activities and healthy snacks. Kids will get to meet “insulation man,” who I imagine dates “duct girl.” … Continue reading

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Nature Journaling at CUH

I received an email that there are only 5 spots left for a unique class taking place at the Center for Urban Hortoculture at UW. I wish I was a better artist!! Maybe you might be interested in this unique … Continue reading

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Vacuum Cleaners Buying Guide

Closing up our houses for fall and winter could lead to greater indoor air pollution problems. Gear up with an efficient vacuum to keep allergens and pollutants to a minimum. Read Nat Geo’s Green Guide to Vacuum Cleaners.

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Two NEW green building tours by Seattle Architectural Foundation

The Terry Thomas: An Elegant, Environmentally-Correct Approach to DesignWhen: Friday, October 17Group 1: 10:00amGroup 2: 11:30amCost: $15 advance registration required. No walk-ups accepted.Register online or call the SAF office at 206.667.9184.Where: Weber Thompson offices in The Terry Thomas. 225 Terry … Continue reading

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Seattle named #3 Most Sustainable City by Sustain Lane

This is the 3rd year Sustain Lane has put out a list of “Green Cities”, ranking cities based on policy, innovation, economy and affordability, and even air and water quality. Each city is ranked in 16 categories, which then combine … Continue reading

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