Category: Homegrown

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Mayflower Arkansas Oil Spill Hillbillies

Some college kids got together and riffed on the Beverly Hillbillies theme, but set in Mayflower, Arkansas, the scene of a major Exxon oil pipeline spill. Information about the spill has been tightly controlled by Exxon. Enjoy the video, then be sure to submit your public comment to the State Dept before April 22nd! Background…

Green At Home

The Urban Homestead Do more at home to live sustainably. Tips for energy efficiency and do-it-yourself steps for creating your renewable energy home using solar, wind, and other methods. View “Your Renewable Home” on Spundge

San Francisco On Its Way to Zero Waste

San Francisco has long taken seriously its goal to become the greenest city in the US. It started when then-Director for the San Francisco Department of Environment Jared Blumenfeld crafted a slate of environmental ordinances in 2009 designed to get the city to zero waste by 2020. It appears now that San Francisco is on-track.

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Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestrates Flash Mob Event in Metro

The Copenhagen Philharmonic orchestra orchestrates an uplifting flash mob event in the public space of the Copenhagen Metro.

The Copenhagen Metro is an extensive (over 12 miles) rapid transit system connecting the Copenhagen Airport to the central city and suburbs. Tickets work for trains, busses and the light rail Metro system, which is driverless. Copenhagen plans to add a circular line in 2018, which will bring the total number of station stops to 31.

Going Green in Detroit

Matt Naimi kicked off Detroit’s Recycle Here program, and, with partner Steve Harworth have started Michigan Green Safe, which works with Detroit businesses to provide recycled products.