Archive for May 2010

Turning Earth Day into every day

Earth Day has come and gone for 2010, and we have only about 330 days until we celebrate again. Thankfully, I’ve learned plenty of new eco tips to tide me over for the year. Here are a few of the…

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Honey Bee Haven

No more bees, no more pollination, no more men. —Anonymous It’s a quote that’s been buzzing around the agriculture community and on the internet for years. Some have even attributed it to Einstein, though that seems to have been refuted….

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Is lawn beautiful?

A neighborhood book club or home owners’ association must read is Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn by Fritz Haeg. It challenges conventional thinking, and has even inspired my family’s own front yard, which represents a growing trend toward…

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The Dignowity Community Garden

I just wanted to share a nice story about the Dignowity Community Garden in the Dignowity Hill neighborhood of southeast San Antonio, Texas. Thanks to the efforts of many great individuals, the Dignowity Neighborhood Association, and organizations like the Green…

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A traveler’s tips for banking on the go

Last month I traveled to the Pacific Northwest, and for the first time, I relied entirely on my mobile device to find, send and receive information about my weekend explorations. I was visiting Seattle, a city known for being “green.”…

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EBOM: Funny acronym, invaluable effort

I recently guest blogged for 2Sustain’ on build2sustain.com” target=”_blank”>build2sustain, an organization dedicated to breaking down barriers to sustainable commercial building and design. My post covered Wells Fargo’s efforts in increasing sustainability in our existing retail banking stores. If you have…

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