February 25, 2004 


The Toilet/Sink Combo

Phoenix: Looking for ways to optimize water usage without setting up a costly greywater system? This fabulous toilet attachment not only flushes a super-low 1.5 gallon volume of water, but when it refills itself, it does so via a... [read on...]

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Category:
Design , Environment

 February 18, 2004 


Earthwater Stencils

Your Watershed: I've seen these stencils all over southern California and Florida, the idea being to discourage people from dumping polutants down the drain, but they can obviously be used in any community to raise awareness of the relationship between... [read on...]

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Category:
Environment

 February 10, 2004 


More Intelligent Parking Lot Design

Sedona, AZ: It's a stretch to say any parking lot will ever be "beautiful", but there are a lot of really easy ways to make them better. In Sedona Arizona, this otherwise ordinary parking lot (wisely hidden behind a row... [read on...]

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Category:
Urban Planning

 February 04, 2004 


Local Harvest Finder

Your Neighborhood: One of the most important, and often overlooked, things to consider when "buying green" is the distance your food traveled to get to you. You can buy fabulous organic produce, but if it's shipped 1000s of miles (like... [read on...]

Posted at 11:07 PM
Category:
Environment

 February 03, 2004 


Support for High Speed Rail

Chicago: Our nation's lack of decent intercity train service continues to both baffle and dismay me. Even so, support coninues to build across political and economic boundaries, shattering the myth that only geeky euro-wannabe types support inproved rail service. Take... [read on...]

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Category:
Transit