The phrase “food to fuel” often refers to production of corn-based ethanol or soy-based biodiesel… not exactly most efficient use of these commodities. But there are situations when food to fuel represents a smart use of resources: when that food will go to a landfill. While the capture of landfill gas has become more prevalent, why spend the money and other resources shipping it there? Why not just direct food waste to energy production?
Trainsforming America: Documentary Advocates for More Robust Rail in the US
New documentary Trainsforming America makes a sensible, impassioned argument for improving our options for rail travel in the United States.
Ain't Fuelin': Finding the Inner Fuel Efficient Car in Your Clunker
Still driving a clunker? That’s not surprising: times are tough, and credit’s tight. But even if you’re not ready to invest in a new vehicle, you don’t want to burn more gas then necessary. MPGOMatic’s planned video series “Ain’t Fuelin” will show you how to upgrade that clunker into a fuel-efficient ride…
City 2.0: Making Urban Centers Viable, Sustainable, Livable
Think of cities as cesspools of crime and pollution? Or vibrant hubs of economic, cultural, and social innovation? New TED book City 2.0 shares the ideas of twelve thinkers on how we make the world’s cities – now home to over half of us – viable and sustainable.
Permaculture Garden at UMass Documented on Video
Members of the community at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst took a step beyond the normal organic kitchen garden on campus, and created (and filmed) a permaculture garden.
Another Roundup of Crowdfunding Projects at Hangin' with sustainablog
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Come Hang with sustainablog to Discuss Current Crowdfunding Projects
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Lower Prices for Electric Vehicles at Hangin' with sustainablog
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Come Hang with sustainablog to Discuss the Prices of Electric Vehicles
This week at Hangin’ with sustainablog, we’re talking electric cars, and the news that prices on some of the best-known models may be coming down. Join us as we discuss the price of EVs with Cleantechnica’s Zachary Shahan.
Permaculture at Hangin' with sustainablog
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Come Hang with sustainablog to Discuss Permaculture
Got a handle on the concept of permaculture? If you don’t, or even if you think you do, join us to get a clearer sense of this philosophy at our next Hangin’ with sustainablog Hangout on Air.
Sharing Recipes at Hangin' with sustainablog
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Beautiful Music from Instruments Made Out of Recycled Materials
Think a musical instrument made from junked material will sound like, well, junk? Think again: the Recycled Orchestra from Paraguay makes gorgeous music on orchestra instruments made of landfill finds.