Savvy, environmentally conscious (and of age!) beer enthusiasts know that even when you're in college, there's more to beer than dollar Pabst at the neighborhood dive. Microbreweries are leading the way when it comes to
Kromer: The Original Working Man's Winter Hat
I've had an original navy blue wool "Kromer Blizzard Cap" since I bought it in a used clothing store back in the 1970's. It's the perfect winter hat: made of natural materials - principally wool and cotton
When we reported on the proposed Urban Aquaculture Center (UAC) last week, commenter Luke informed us of a video featuring UAC affiliates Growing Power — a collective of urban community farms experimenting with aquaponics, vermiculture, greenhouse
While traditional aquaculture comes with both benefits and drawbacks, many folks believe it may play an increasingly important role in feeding a hungry world. And with urbanization continuing apace world-wide, anything that can bring food production
We mentioned earlier this week that trace amounts of prescription drug residues in some drinking water supplies are no reason to go for the bottled water, and that off-the-shelf technologies are capable of removing most unwanted drug residues from
Sometimes it takes a row to elicit information that is useful outside of the orginal context. Take the example of Wisconsin Energy Corp.'s ongoing construction of a $2.3 billion coal-fired power plant in Oak Creek, on the shore of Lake Michigan, just
Here's the tale of Orion, high efficiency lighting provider, and then some.
Orion Energy Systems was founded in 1996, a startup focused on delivering high-efficiency lighting.
According to founder Neal Verfuerth "his first challenge was to counter the
In a slide show by BusinessWeek, America's most toxic cities are placed front and center. Contaminated sites are plagued by calamities-in-the-making such as man-made chemicals seeping into the soil, rupturing underground petroleum-storage tanks,
Want a sure sign of our growing auto dependency over the last 30 years? Look at how many kids now walk to school. A 2003 study by the Surface Transportation Policy Project showed that although 71 percent of parents with school-aged children walked to
Walnut Hall, Toronto
TreeHugger defends the little steps that we all have to take to address the problems that face us, but we have to consider the big steps too, the initiatives that have to be legislated. Buildings consume 76% of electricity
"A coalition of U.S. and Canadian cities along the Great Lakes and St Lawrence River, including Toronto and Chicago, vowed on Thursday to cut water consumption 15 percent by 2015. The 20 Canadian and nine U.S. communities, members of Great Lakes St.
One day a year Australians turn out in droves to pick up rubbish in waterways, tracks, parks and gardens, beaches and so forth. It’s an event known simply as Clean Up Australia. Years ago it spawned an international version, Clean Up The World, which