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Plan Ahead for a Green Camping Adventure

Plan Ahead for a Green Camping Adventure

Camping can be a great way to enjoy the wonders of nature. Enjoying the camping experience while having as small an impact on nature as possible is known as green camping. This is the most responsible way to spend time in the wilds. With some planning and forethought, the green camping adventure

Posted byon03.20.2013in@ Green Geek

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Conference to explore Living Buildings in Victoria

Conference to explore Living Buildings in Victoria

The Living Building Challenge, created in 2006 by Cascadia Green Building Council founder Jason F. Mclennan, is the first building standard designed to go beyond simple reduction of environmental impact and take a restorative approach with the intent of creating zero impact and actively providin

Posted byon05.23.2012in@ Green Geek, Green Building, Society

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What makes a gym green?

What makes a gym green?

The green revolution has been sweeping the country in full force for quite a few years now, but there are always new aspects of life to consider making greener. New products and technology are allowing you to use less energy and create less waste in all parts of your life, including your gym. Whet

Posted byon05.14.2012in@ Green Geek

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Enviropigs: A controversial solution for a nonexistent problem

Enviropigs: A controversial solution for a nonexistent problem

Last year Canada approved limited usage of a genetically altered breed of pig which has been termed the "Enviropig". These animals have been genetically modified to excrete less phosphorous in their waste, in order to reduce water pollution due to runoff. Phosphorous is a critical element to

Posted byon05.31.2011in@ Green Geek

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