Published on December 30th, 2008 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg0
The Twelve Days of sustainablog: Urban Homesteading, Green Colleges, and Recycling by the Numbers
While most people are wondering if the summer heat is ever going to end, we were hitting our stride here: many more posts, and much more variety. Perhaps it was the cool breeze created by fingers flying across the keyboard…
- Kelli Best-Oliver reported on a couple of bloggers documenting the American urban homesteading movement.
- Low Impact Living discovered a much better investment than the stock market: green home improvements.
- Lisa Kivirist showed us how to adopt a neighbor’s fruit tree.
- Raz Godelnik of Eco-Libris wondered if free online open-source textbooks represented the future for college students.
- Tom Schueneman shared his thoughts on Sierra magazine’s list of the ten greenest and coolest colleges in the US.
- Adam Williams laid out the good, bad and ugly recycling statistics.
- Max Gladwell listed 10 ways that social media and sustainability line up.
- Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute expounded on the need to raise water productivity.
- John Ivanko argued that an ECOpreneuring venture offered the opportunity to blend work and lifestyles.
- Aaron Symanski asked “Are you green enough?”
- Keith Rockmael took a look at a new home for old appliances in San Francisco.
- Robin Shreeves took the “Green my Vino” Facebook app for a test drive.
- Justin van Kleek and Caroline Savery engaged in a multi-post dialogue on (re)defining sustainability.
- Simran Sethi and Sarah Smarsh got e-wasted.
- Environmental Defense Fund’s Sheryl Canter revealed twenty tips for saving energy contributed by EDF blog readers.
- And Amiel Blajchman considered the sustainability of e-billing.