Monthly Archives: October 2008
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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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
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
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
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.
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
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