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Live…from the Built Green Conference 2012: Session 2, Double Down-Marketing Green and Universal Design (Aging In Place) | Dave Porter, PorterWorks

The Power of Synergy Dave Porter of PorterWorks said we’ve all scared the crap out of each other enough. Take water for instance. Of all the water on the planet only 3% of it is potable, 2% of it is … Continue reading

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Live…from the Built Green Conference 2012: Keynote Speaker Denis Hayes, President/CEO of Bullitt Foundation

Wow what a great lunch King County Green Tools staff Patti Southard and Kinney (missed the other name) made introductory remarks for Mr. Hayes. First they gave us some statistics and diversion rates for construction materials. Newest edition of the … Continue reading

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Live…from the Built Green Conference 2012. Session 1

Coming to you live this morning from the Built Green Conference in gorgeous Mukilteo. We are at the Rosehill Community Center above the ferry terminal. The structure this year is breakout sessions bookending a keynote speech at lunch. There also … Continue reading

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How to sell your home now in a strong buyers’ market

There are probably a million “how to sell your home now” tip lists out there. But this one in today’s Realty Times has some good reminders for our modern times, specifying that “curb appeal” also means on the web. In … Continue reading

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Top 10 from Sustainable Industries brought a Top 1 to my attention – Warmboard

This started as a post on my Facebook Page, Westside Green Living With Wendy. Then I realized it really should have started on my blog and gone the other direction. Last week I attended the online presentation of the Top … Continue reading

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18 homes/condominiums for sale in High Point (West Seattle)

I was doing a quick search for a friend who is considering moving up to a larger home here and there have been some price drops and a couple of new listings in the last week that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture in Seattle – a decade long personal gardening saga comes full circle

I started urban gardening in Seattle in 1999, in the back yard of a friend of mine about 3 miles from where I lived in West Seattle. She provided the space and materials, and we provided the labor. It proved difficult … Continue reading

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Seed Rain ~ or ~ Bad Bird Poo

GreenSpacesTV — June 12, 2010 — Wendy checks in with her friend Steve Richmond at the Seattle Green Festival. He owns a business that removes invasives and restores native plants in their rightful habitat. He was telling people that if … Continue reading

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greenfest day one recap

Wow what a day! I think I got to almost all of the booths, altho knowing I was coming back on Sunday meant there wasn’t too much pressure. I actually only went to 2 sessions altho I had marked a … Continue reading

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Seattle Green Factor is nationally recognized

Seattle Green Factor is nationally recognized I’ve not actually talked much about Seattle’s Green Factor initiative, and I will work on a post about that. In the meantime, the American Society of Landscape Architects awarded the Green Factor a 2010 … Continue reading

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