With summer progressing, the Hanover Co-op Food Stores of New Hampshire and Vermont are about half way through an extensive set of efficiency projects at its Lebanon store. Most of the work is scheduled for completion this year. The projects are set up to allow for normal […]
Book Review: Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less by Leidy Klotz
Published by Flatiron Books, 304 pages
Review by Victoria Ines
The title of the book Subtract happens to be a fairly accurate summary of its contents. Through seemingly unrelated experiments, personal stories, and professional experiences, author […]
George Harvey – Originally posted at Green Energy Times
Yes, I meant “a million.” It was not hyperbole.
Every day, I search the news for articles on energy and climate change. I gather news items, with links to the original articles, put them up in a […]
Gravely’s new Pro-Turn Z-turn mower. (Gravely.com)
A recent DOT- Federal Highway Administration analysis (https://bit.ly/2Sbv7xD) estimated that about 5.5 million gallons of gasoline are burned every year by lawn care equipment in Vermont. Since burning a gallon of gas emits around 20# of CO₂, that represents 5,500 tons of CO₂ released into […]
Robot lawnmowers keep emissions to zero, ticks at bay with time for gardening for thishomeowner. (N.R. Mallery)
Your lawn: green oasis or something you feel vaguely guilty about? Many people these days think that lawns should be a thing of the past. The trouble is, they actually […]
Mile End Residents (Flickr)
Despite what you may have heard in the national news over the last few years, the recycling industry is alive and well, catering to growing market demands for recycled content products and creating ever more domestic outlets. However, in order to do that, we have […]
Photo by Joyce Dutka
There is a duck sitting, floating in the river under some leafy branches, so I can barely see him.
The camel stands up tall and watches us as we walk out from the rocky path. I am thirsty from my hike, but I do […]
Young people near the Woodstock music festival in August 1969. (Wikipedia)
The polls are closed, the results are in, and four out of five of my IPA-drinking friends agree. The hippies had it right. And if we had continued on their track, western civilization would have evolved much differently over the […]
We are all familiar with the 3R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This concept of managing our waste is now taught to our children as soon as they get into school. Many youngsters are learning it at home, before they get to school.
The 3R’s are the preamble […]
The phrase “Zero Waste” has been bandied about by gorgeous thirty-something Instagrammers long enough, so most of us have at least heard the term. It can seem like a nearly impossible goal, especially when the social media mavens hawking it have professional photo shoots of their not-quite-full-pint jar of yearly trash (while the […]