Monthly Archives: August 2009

8 small ways to build green

Jetson Green’s blast today includes something they are passing on with credit and it was so good I think giving credit to both parties I can do that without going to jail. But here is a direct link to their … Continue reading

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The new thrifty

MSN Money Today has an article about “15 overpriced things we hate paying for”. With Americans feeling the force of the recession, some charges have grown from minro annoyances to pet peeves. Readers tell which goods and services just aren’t … Continue reading

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The Word on Water Filters

Courtesy “natural home magazine” email newsletter Health experts recommend you drink 8 to 10 glasses of water a day, but the water coming out of your sink may be filled with contaminants. Use these tips to find the best types … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival Celebrates Urban Garden Revival

You definitely want to get this event onto your calendar. It is such a great opportunity to meet with Seattle-area organizations that hum in tune with our green and healthy lifestyle! ~Wendy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2009Contact: Liza Burke … Continue reading

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Green Homes Sell For More – Energy Efficiency Boosts Value

Came across an interesting post today. It’s basically the same thing that GreenWorks Realty agents and Built Green Certified Professionals like myself have been saying for quite some time – renovate green for a healthy return on your investment. Seems … Continue reading

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“The great eco-label shakedown”

Oh, great stuff from Sustainable Industries newsletter… “The great eco-label shakedown” by Sara Stroud Whether it comes from private industry or federal regulation, the ‘green’ label free-for-all could be nearing an end. The federal government has for more than a … Continue reading

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No more cardboard moving boxes! Use FROGBOX

Sometimes I come across something so original yet it should have been a *duh* thing and I am glad some people in our world have great initiative and go out on a limb to provide a new service or product … Continue reading

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92 homes, 70 condos for sale under $300,000 in West Seattle 98106, 98116, 98126, 98136

Expanding on my earlier search and really digging for deals, I found 92 residential real estate listings for sale in West Seattle. I searched sip codes 98106, 98116, 98126, and 98136 only since 98146 is sometimes considered too far south … Continue reading

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23 green certified homes for sale under $400,000 in West Seattle

I am doing some traditional real estate for sale property searches for a new buyer prospect and thought I would throw together an update on environmentally certified homes for sale in the “First Time Buyer” category – listed under $400k … Continue reading

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Today’s Site Discovery: Sierra Club GreenHome

Discovered a sophisticated web site today – after attending Sierra Club’s meeting last week on “Building Resilient Habitats” (more info on that soon), I discovered their GreenHome site. And today’s feature story is about something I struggled for a long … Continue reading

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