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Books: Green Design and Architecture

Architect Alex Scott Porter grew up in New York City but spent summers at a farmhouse in Maine, eating vegetables from the garden, drinking from a gravity-fed water tap, and bathing in a nearby lake. …

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Great Green Design for Home, Office & Pets

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! An all green diva crew in the studio today (green dude scott called it in today). The show pretty much …

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Top 5 Green Houses of Worship (video)

This video shows five unusual and imaginative green houses of worship of five religions: The proposed Park51 Muslim center in lower Manhattan A Buddhist temple in Thailand built entirely of beer…

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Top 10 Sustainable Building Products

We are passionate about building a sustainable future. While becoming more ecologically-minded at home has been easier with products such as compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s), low-flow showerhe…

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Smarter Choices for Your Dog and You

By Claudia Kawczynska, The Bark Try this: Select a spot in your home and lie down on the floor. Is it the kitchen? Give the floor a little lick. Or the living room? Put your nose on the carpet …

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Mother Nature’s Palette: DIY Milk Paint

Mirror, mirror on the wall, what's the purest paint of all? Hands down, the healthiest paint is milk paint. Read all about it here. I am done with headaches, done with stinging eyes and done wi…

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Green Building: The Greening of Southie

Do you live in a city? If you do, you know that city dwellers face a particularly unique set of sustainability challenges. Cutting through the complexities of the effects of global climate changes on…

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