Capital Bikeshare: The USA’s Largest Bikeshare System Continues to Grow

August 5, 2011

Washington DC’s Capital Bikeshare program has been a resounding success since its launch in the fall of last year.  There are now 1100 bikes spread out at over 110 stations throughout DC and Arlington, VA.  Capital Bikeshare recently announced the addition of 32 new bikeshare stations within the District, and Arlington County is currently reviewing […]

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Sustainable Eating: The CSA

July 14, 2011

Over the past few months my girlfriend and I have been looking for ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle.  I decided to forgo buying a car (using a combination of my bicycle and public transportation instead), found new ways to clean around the house using non-toxic ingredients and recycled materials, and now have joined […]

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Wonderful Short Animated Film for World Water Day

March 23, 2011

Yesterday was World Water Day.  Freshwater shortages are going to become a serious issue in the near future and have been a problem in California and along the Chattahoochee River in the Georgia, Alabama, and Florida tri-state area.  In recognition of World Water Day, Bit Films released The Incident at Tower 37 online yesterday.  It’s […]

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The Biomimetic City and Sustainability

March 7, 2011

There is a lot we can learn from nature, and that is what the science of biomimicry is all about.  Buildings eat up the majority of our resources and thus are the area where we can effect the most change. But it’s also not enough simply to just make a couple of green buildings. Entire […]

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Turn Waste Plastic Into Fuel

February 28, 2011

Plastic is everywhere.  It has found its way into all sorts of products that we use regularly.  You can now buy a plastic toy in plastic packaging at the store and they’ll put it into a plastic bag for you.  How convenient!  But what happens to all that plastic?  A plastic bag that goes to […]

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