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First Electric Vehicle for Minneapolis Airport
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, green, greenliving )

- 3409 days ago -
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the country's 12th largest airport has installed its first wind turbine generators and purchased its first electric-powered utility truck to be used by parking management staff.
North Durham's Carbon-Free Home
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, green, greenliving )

- 3409 days ago -
Rebekah and Stephen Hren have opened their carbon-free home in the Old North Durham neighborhood to the public to showcase their efforts to live a life free of fossil fuels, and to encourage others to do the same.
First North American City to Have a Bike Sharing Program
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy )

- 3410 days ago -
Montréal is the first North American city to create a public bike system for itself. The concept, already very popular in Europe, consists of making bikes available to the populace for short-term rental.
3 Riders, 12,000 Miles, 1 Cause
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, green )

- 3411 days ago -
On EU Solar Day, 15 May 2009, Susie Wheeldon, Jamie Vining and Iain Henderson began their journey to cycle 12,000 miles around the world.
World's First 100% Solar Energy Powered Stadium
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, eco-friendly )

- 3412 days ago -
The solar panels will prevent 660 tons of annual carbon dioxide from being pumped into the atmosphere from traditional power stations.
The Most Environmentally Friendly Movie Theater in the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving )

- 3411 days ago -
The family-owned and operated theater claims to be the world's first movie theater to make the leap to wind power.
21 Arrested Over Lack of Toilets in Uganda
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, government )

- 3419 days ago -
The exercise was aimed at preventing an outbreak of diseases like cholera, typhoid, hepatitis, polio, trachoma and tapeworms -- many of which can be fatal to people in the developing world.
First House in Omaha to Be Entirely Powered By Wind and Sun
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, environment, eco-friendly )

- 3419 days ago -
Students from University of Nebraska-Omaha and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working to create a high-tech four-bedroom structure that includes its own wind turbine.
Wind Turbine to Power Illinois Restaurant
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, greenliving, green )

- 3421 days ago -
The turbine will provide Great's business with more than 100 percent of the electric power needed for operation.
Hybrid Air-Conditioning System Reduces Energy Use By 60%
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, green, goodnews, coolstuff )

- 3422 days ago -
DuCool has launched DuHybrid air conditioning system that utilizes solar thermal energy and waste heat to generate cooling and dehumidification. This reduces the energy required for cooling by up to 60% compared to standard air conditioning.
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