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Entries from February 2010

Eco-Cybernetic City of the Future by Orlando De Urrutia

February 12th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Eco-cybernatic city Orlando De Urrutia has designed the city of the future-the Eco-Cybernetic City, a self-contained, & energy-sufficient alive machine The 3G dataphones of today were the stuff of science fiction 40 years ago. Today, they are so commonplace, we hardly think about the brilliant flashes of inspiration that their inventors had to come up […]

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Tags: Sustainability

10 things you need to know about energy tax credits and going green

February 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Energy tax credits provide strong incentives to go green, weatherize your home and install clean renewable energy sources like wind and solar power. Only two things are certain in life and neither one is an ideal topic for a blog post. But April is just around the corner, and now would be a good time […]

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Tags: Renewable Energy

Computer Recycling Gains Traction in Texas

February 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments

In 2009, Texans recycled a total of 12,478,301 lbs. of used computer equipment, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The number was collated from the annual reports submitted by electronics manufacturers participating in the Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program. In 2007, by virtue of a state legislation, electronics manufacturers in Texas were […]

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Tags: Computer Recycling

Algae Life Cycle Study Challenged

February 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) has questioned the algae life cycle study challenged saying it is based on obsolete data and faulty assumptions. The trade organization representing the algae industry, Algal Biomass Organization (ABO), has issued a statement putting into question the results of a recent study on algae life cycle. Unsustainable greenhouse emissions The […]

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Tags: Clean Technology

Recycling an entire city – making Detroit bloom again

February 3rd, 2010 · 3 Comments

John Hantz proposes to create the largest urban farm in the world right within Detroit, hoping to making Detroit bloom again Quite possibly, Detroit is the city that took the hardest hit from the current economic recession. Detroit, the mighty symbol of the American car industry has floundered along with the industry that has employed […]

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Tags: Sustainability

Houston Rockets Now Recycling With Republic Services

February 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Houston Rockets Now Recycling With Republic Services

The Houston Rockets recycling with Republic services and Toyota Center have partnered with Republic Services to provide recycling and waste services The Houston Rockets, the Toyota Center, and Republic Services have signed a five-year agreement designating the Phoenix-based solid waste management company as the official waste and recycling partner for the NBA franchise and their […]

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Tags: Recycling