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Starting an Office Recycling Program: How I Did It & How You Can Too by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I recently took a full-time writing job and was surprised to learn there was no recycling program in place -- not only for my own office of 12 people, but for the do ... Read on »
Starting an Office Recycling Program: How I Did It & How You Can Too by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I recently took a full-time writing job and was surprised to learn there was no recycling program in place -- not only for my own office of 12 people, but for t ... Read on »
IKEA Gives Green a Bad Name: Solar Panels Made in China? by Meredith S. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A few months ago I took my first trip to IKEA. I wasn't looking for anything in particular -- just tagging along with my family. I think my mom was looking for lamps. We got t ... Read on »
IKEA Gives Green a Bad Name: Solar Panels Made in China? by Meredith S. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A few months ago I took my first trip to IKEA . I wasn't looking for anything in particular -- just tagging along with my family. I think my mom was looking for lamps. We go ... Read on »
Beijing's Olympic Facade of Greenery: Killing Cats & Kicking Migrant Recyclers Out of Town by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We all know how hard China is working to "sanitize" and "green" Beijing for its summer Olympics. Problem is, China's idea of sanitizing is anything but green. I was haunt ... Read on »
Beijing's Olympic Facade of Greenery: Killing Cats & Kicking Migrant Recyclers Out of Town by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We all know how hard China is working to "sanitize" and "green" Beijing for its summer Olympics. Problem is, China's idea of sanitizing is anything but green. I was haunt ... Read on »
Save On Gas and CO2 Emissions With the Moletech Fuel Saver by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living "You don't have a hybrid, do you?" my boss asked the other day. I told her no and she pulled out this little yellow box. "This can save you 20 percent on gas," she said -- som ... Read on »
Save On Gas and CO2 Emissions With the Moletech Fuel Saver by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living "You don't have a hybrid, do you?" my boss asked the other day. I told her no and she pulled out this little yellow box. "This can save you 20 percent on gas," she said -- s ... Read on »
Why Gas Costs More: Demand Rising Among China's Middle Class by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I recently took a full-time writing job 35 miles away from my house. I drive a Toyota Corolla, which gets 32 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway. So far, it looks like g ... Read on »
Why Gas Costs More: Demand Rising Among China's Middle Class by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I recently took a full-time writing job 35 miles away from my house. I drive a Toyota Corolla, which gets 32 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway. So far, it looks like ... Read on »
The Rising Price of Electricity: Coal, Cost and Conservation by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I write fundraising letters for non-profits and for the past few weeks have been drafting pieces explaining to donors about the impact of the rising cost of electricity. These ... Read on »
The Rising Price of Electricity: Coal, Cost and Conservation by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I write fundraising letters for non-profits and for the past few weeks have been drafting pieces explaining to donors about the impact of the rising cost of electricity. The ... Read on »
Go Green Yourself: Green Fatigue & the Myth of Water Conservation in the Desert by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I don't usually read the Phoenix New Times, but last month this cover caught my eye, and I knew I'd be blogging about it. Not because it pissed me off, but because I sympathiz ... Read on »
Go Green Yourself: Green Fatigue & the Myth of Water Conservation in the Desert by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I don't usually read the Phoenix New Times, but last month this cover caught my eye, and I knew I'd be blogging about it. Not because it pissed me off, but because I sympath ... Read on »
My Brush With Greenpeace: Strangers, Secrets & Spies by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A few weeks ago I was being considered for a field organizer position for Greenpeace's Project Hot Seat campaign. During the first round of interviews, I spoke by phone with a ... Read on »
My Brush With Greenpeace: Strangers, Secrets & Spies by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A few weeks ago I was being considered for a field organizer position for Greenpeace 's Project Hot Seat campaign. During the first round of interviews, I spoke by phone wit ... Read on »
Greening at the Speed of Light: Phoenix to Unveil METRO Light Rail System by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I live in the suburbs of Phoenix and work from home, so I rarely experience the congestion downown. Yet, no matter where you live in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, if you look ... Read on »
Greening at the Speed of Light: Phoenix to Unveil METRO Light Rail System by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I live in the suburbs of Phoenix and work from home, so I rarely experience the congestion downown. Yet, no matter where you live in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, if you lo ... Read on »
Melting Before Our Eyes: Antarctica, Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapse and Global Warming by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It's the fastest warming place on earth, and it's melting before our eyes. The Antarctic Peninsula is 160-square miles smaller today. A piece of ice seven times the size ... Read on »
Melting Before Our Eyes: Antarctica, Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapse and Global Warming by Meredith S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It's the fastest warming place on earth, and it's melting before our eyes. The Antarctic Peninsula is 160-square miles smaller today. A piece of ice seven times the size of ... Read on »