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==Navigation==
 
==Navigation==
[[United States]]+[[sustainable living]]: [[sustainable living in the US]]
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[[United States]]+[[sustainability]]: [[sustainable living in the US]]
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==Overview==
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{{seed}}This article is about tools, materials and methods for ecologically/environmentally-friendly living in the [[United States]], including [[solar power]] (passive/active), alternative materials, [[alternative fuel]]s, [[local food]], and other related topics.
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==Related Pages==
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* [[design-to-cost energy]]: [[alternative energy]] systems [[designed to cost]] less than what we pay now
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* [[electric automobile]]
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** [[Aptera]]
  
==Overview==
 
{{seed}}This article is about tools, materials and methods for ecologically/environmentally-friendly living in the [[United States]], including solar power (passive/active), alternative materials, alternative fuels, and other related topics.
 
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
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===Projects===
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* [http://amyris.com/ Amyris]: synthetic diesel-based [[gasoline]] substitute, apparently with higher [[energy density]]
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** '''2008-10''' ''[http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/research/4286850.html?page=4 Popular Mechanics]''
 
* [http://cohousing.org/default.aspx The Cohousing Association of the United States]
 
* [http://cohousing.org/default.aspx The Cohousing Association of the United States]
 
* [http://www.localharvest.org/ LocalHarvest]: database of businesses producing or using locally-based agriculture
 
* [http://www.localharvest.org/ LocalHarvest]: database of businesses producing or using locally-based agriculture
 
* [http://www.malcolmwells.com/resources.html Malcolm Wells .com]: sustainable housing resources
 
* [http://www.malcolmwells.com/resources.html Malcolm Wells .com]: sustainable housing resources
 
* [http://www.michaelfrerking.com/ Living Systems Sustainable Architecture, LLC] (founder: Michael Frerking)
 
* [http://www.michaelfrerking.com/ Living Systems Sustainable Architecture, LLC] (founder: Michael Frerking)
 
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===Services===
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* [http://www.how2recycle.info/ How 2 Recycle]: find places near you that accept various types of material for recycling
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* [http://www.hp.com/united-states/hho/buyback-recycle/index.html HP Eco Solutions] Consumer Buyback and Planet Partners Recycling Program: accepts products of any brand manufacturer in the following product categories:
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** Desktop PCs
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** Workstations
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** Notebook PCs
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** Tablet PCs
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** Monitors, both CRT and LCD
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** Printers, both ink and laser
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** Scanners
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** Digital cameras
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** PDAs
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** Smartphones
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* [http://www.plasticfilmrecycling.org/ Plastic Film Recycling]: information about recycling plastic film
 
===News===
 
===News===
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* '''2008-09-12''' [http://www.technologyreview.com/Energy/21365/ Solar Roofing Materials] "In an effort to promote the adoption of solar technology, [[United Solar Ovonic]] of [[Auburn Hills, MI]], has teamed with a [[Centria Services Group|major roofing company]] to create a metal roof system that generates electricity from sunlight. The partnership offers seven different prefabricated systems, ranging in capacity from 3 to 120 kilowatts."
 
* '''2008-03-20''' [http://money.cnn.com/2008/03/07/pf/sivy_apr.moneymag/ Why Warren Buffett is buying railroads]: "Sophisticated software calculates the best way to put different cars together into trains. And onboard electronics assess topography, track curvature, train length and weight to calculate the optimum speed for conserving fuel. .. Overall, the Federal Railroad Administration calculates that productivity has more than doubled since 1990."
 
* '''2008-03-20''' [http://money.cnn.com/2008/03/07/pf/sivy_apr.moneymag/ Why Warren Buffett is buying railroads]: "Sophisticated software calculates the best way to put different cars together into trains. And onboard electronics assess topography, track curvature, train length and weight to calculate the optimum speed for conserving fuel. .. Overall, the Federal Railroad Administration calculates that productivity has more than doubled since 1990."
 
* '''2005-10-30''' [http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/003690.html Fabulous Prefab]: eco-friendly prefab housing
 
* '''2005-10-30''' [http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/003690.html Fabulous Prefab]: eco-friendly prefab housing
 
* '''2005-11-12''' [http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/003738.html Green Roofs]
 
* '''2005-11-12''' [http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/003738.html Green Roofs]

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This article is about tools, materials and methods for ecologically/environmentally-friendly living in the United States, including solar power (passive/active), alternative materials, alternative fuels, local food, and other related topics.

Related Pages

Links

Projects

Services

  • How 2 Recycle: find places near you that accept various types of material for recycling
  • HP Eco Solutions Consumer Buyback and Planet Partners Recycling Program: accepts products of any brand manufacturer in the following product categories:
    • Desktop PCs
    • Workstations
    • Notebook PCs
    • Tablet PCs
    • Monitors, both CRT and LCD
    • Printers, both ink and laser
    • Scanners
    • Digital cameras
    • PDAs
    • Smartphones
  • Plastic Film Recycling: information about recycling plastic film

News

  • 2008-09-12 Solar Roofing Materials "In an effort to promote the adoption of solar technology, United Solar Ovonic of Auburn Hills, MI, has teamed with a major roofing company to create a metal roof system that generates electricity from sunlight. The partnership offers seven different prefabricated systems, ranging in capacity from 3 to 120 kilowatts."
  • 2008-03-20 Why Warren Buffett is buying railroads: "Sophisticated software calculates the best way to put different cars together into trains. And onboard electronics assess topography, track curvature, train length and weight to calculate the optimum speed for conserving fuel. .. Overall, the Federal Railroad Administration calculates that productivity has more than doubled since 1990."
  • 2005-10-30 Fabulous Prefab: eco-friendly prefab housing
  • 2005-11-12 Green Roofs