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Throwaway Nation: The Ugly Truth about American Garbage, by Jeff Dondero

Cosmetics,Waste,Waste Management,Food Production,Packaging,Fashion,Pharmaceuticals

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

According to author Jeff Dondero, "Americans are burying ourselves in our own waste.  It’s befouling our air, land, waters, food, and bodies.”  In Throwaway Nation, Dondero takes a thoroughly resear… more...

1 replies | 5596 views | Posted on: 08/13/2019 | Last updated: 04/17/2023

A Brief History of Green Building

by YijunW

Today, green building is defined by the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive as “the practice of 1) increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use energy, water, and materials, and 2) reducing building imp… more...

0 replies | 19692 views | Posted on: 07/07/2018 | Last updated: 02/16/2023

Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices for a Better Home

Green Homes,Green Living,book,change,action,home owner

by Marla Green Home Coach

Our homes are our refuge. It’s the place where life happens; all the little stuff that happens every day. Where we wake up and smell the coffee, scratch the dog’s tummy and all the other little actions that make our houses home. B… more...

0 replies | 2266 views | Posted on: 12/16/2017 | Last updated: 12/16/2017

FREE: Great Looking Resource by LISC NY: Green & Healthy Property Management, A Guide for Multifamily Buildings

Multifamily,Green Homes,Healthy Homes,LISC,Green Retrofit Initiative

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

LISC NYC and Two Shades of Green created a Green and Healthy Property Management Guide that provides detailed steps to bring green and healthy practices to existing affordable housing buildings. The Guide compliments hands-on technical assi… more...

0 replies | 3397 views | Posted on: 09/12/2016 | Last updated: 09/12/2016

"Toward a Living Affordable Future" - Free Guide by the International Living Insitute

Green Building,Affordable Green Housing

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The Living Building Challenge Framework for Affordable Housing offers a pathway for multi-family affordable housing projects to achieve the Living Building Challenge, either as Petal or Living Certified. Truly sustainable, resilient hou… more...

0 replies | 964 views | Posted on: 02/12/2016 | Last updated: 02/12/2016

Book Release: [ours] Hyperlocalization of Architecture | Contemporary Sustainable Archetypes

Architecture,Sustainability,Sustainable Architecture

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

[ours] Hyperlocalization of Architecture | Contemporary Sustainable Archetypes The promise of environmental architecture is here. An expansive pattern is emerging where the most innovative of contemporary buildings are a response to pla… more...

0 replies | 1075 views | Posted on: 04/03/2015 | Last updated: 04/03/2015

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