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Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco's Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: vacant lots, tax break, urban farming, Housing, San Francisco )

Judy
- 39 days ago - npr.org
Nationally, too, interest in urban farming is on the upswing, and many states have passed laws to promote city farms
Trash Palaces: The Spectacular Houses Built From Scrap
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, housing, construction, slideshows, houses )

Freya
- 56 days ago - cnn.com
Getting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession.
Home Is Where the Trash Is: This Project Built a House From DVDs and Used Toothbrushes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: carbon negative, recycling, housing )

Freya
- 119 days ago - takepart.com
ore than 20,000 used toothbrushes, 4,000 old DVDs, 10 tons of discarded chalk, and 2 tons of denim scraps. That may read like the contents of a garbage dump--or an episode of Hoarders.
Petition: Climate Parents | No New Coal Leases on Federal Land!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Susanne
- 174 days ago - act.engagementlab.org
US coal companies mine more than a billion tons of coal each year, much of it from land leased by the federal government in a program managed by the Department of Interior
How to Build a Tiny House for $30,000
Green Lifestyle  (tags: housing, tiny, do it yourself, houses, homes )

Freya
- 181 days ago - realestate.msn.com
This is Alek Lisefski's tiny home, which was built on a 8-by-12-foot flatbed trailer and inspired by his desire to live a simpler, more sustainable lifestyle. The home measures 13 feet and 4 inches tall, 8 feet by 6 inches wide, and 20 feet long.
NYC to Curb Water Runoff With Blue and Green Roofs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, green, Sustainabililty, home, HOUSING, eco-friendly, environment, conservation, goodnews, society )

Cal
- 1481 days ago - enn.com
New York City wants to catch and store rainwater temporarily in new roof systems to stop heavy storms sending sewage spilling into city waterways.
100 Helpful Blogs for a Totally Eco-Friendly Home
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Eco, Green, Environment, Housing, Home )

Anna
- 1481 days ago - constructionmanagementdegree.org
The following blogs, by no means a comprehensive listing, come packed with almost anything the environmentally-conscious need to clean up their lifestyles.
Hemp Homes Are Cutting Edge of Green Building
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, business, design, eco-friendly, family, greenliving, green, health, hemp, energy, greenproducts, home, healthy, organic, housing, house, home )

Carol
- 1496 days ago - content.usatoday.com
Hemp is turning a new leaf. The plant fiber, used to make the sails that took Christopher Columbus' ships to the New World, is now a building material.
To Slow Global Warming, Install White Roofs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, roofs, housing, CoolStuff, globalwarming, greenliving, home, protection, design, NewTechnology, study )

Robyn
- 2228 days ago - enn.com
Builders have known for decades that white roofs reflect the sun's rays and lower the cost of air conditioning. But now scientists say they have quantified a new benefit: slowing global warming.
Your Guide to New Green Home Labels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: real estate, housing, labels, certification, green building, environment )

Social
- 2419 days ago - thedailygreen.com
It's clear that going green is becoming increasingly attractive to home buyers and sellers. But without having degrees in architecture, design and sustainability, how do consumers sort things out?
Columbus Ohio's First Green Subdivision - A First in Affordable Housing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: housing, housing development, subdivision, houses, coolstuff, culture, environmentalist, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, interesting, greenliving, green )

Kristy
- 2476 days ago - reuters.com
The project dispels the notion that energy efficient homes are not affordable, by providing attractive, energy-efficient and green technology homes in the price range of $130,000-$180,000. In less than a year, twenty-five of the thirty units are...
Solar Village - the Results Are in!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar, sustainable housing, greenenergy, greenenergy, housing )

Tamara
- 2556 days ago - solardecathlon.org
20 colleges and universities have been participating for the past week in an international solar decathalon held on the National Mall in Washington DC. They have incorporated many creative and innovative ideas into their solar houses.
   

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