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Schomburgika tibicinus and other species in this genus can take quite a bit of sun and may be mounted on palm trees or other open-canopy trees. Tie the orchid on the south side of the palm trunk with heavy nylon string. Nylon will last longer while the roots establish a bond to the trunk. This usually takes about a year.
We believe that we should expect no less from ourselves and each other than we demand of our farmer partners . For that reason we have organized ourselves as a democratic worker co-operative, now one of the largest in the country. The concepts are quite simple:
The United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives is a national grassroots membership organization of and for worker cooperatives, democratic workplaces, and organizations that support the growth and development of worker cooperatives. We were founded in 2004, the result of several years of organizing on the part of worker cooperatives and regional groups from around the country. We provide support to our members and educational outreach to the public through conferences and events, resource referrals, and networking and training opportunities. Check out the various sections of our site to connect to resources and see what's happening in the dynamic and growing world of worker cooperatives!
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One of the most sustainable ways to acquire materials for building a house is to collect parts from soon-to-be demolished homes. You can save money from buying new lumber, which in turn will prevent deforestation, and you can recycle other materials like doors, windows, and bricks that would otherwise continue to fill up landfills. But perhaps you’re not sure how to go about deconstructing a house. Read ahead to find out how to safely deconstruct a home and build with reclaimed lumber, instead of destroying and ruining precious building materials. How to Deconstruct a House
By Bill Slawski, on October 8th, 2008 Houses are built to last, at least most are, for a few years. But what happens when someone decides that a home should be replaced, and the property it’s upon should be used for another building?
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Miramar Landfill ATTENTION LANDFILL VISITORS: Access to the Miramar Landfill is limited to trash disposal, recycling and other landfill business. Casual visitors are prohibited due to safety issues.
CalRecycle's Buy Recycled programs promote the State of California's policy to buy recycled-content products and other environmentally preferable products. The programs support the Department of General Services (DGS), all other State agencies, and local governments in establishing policies and practices for purchasing recycled-content products (RCP), as well as support activities that promote waste reduction and management. Program Overviews
Martin Meissner/Associated Press Even supporters concede that a cap and trade system is falling short of its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union. Above, a power plant in Germany. Julien Warnand/Belga, via European Pressphoto Agency Connie Hedegaard, the E.U. commissioner for climate action.
At CBS EcoMedia Inc., we have a vision: To harness the power of advertising and channel it into tangible social change. Since the founding of the company in 2001, our team has worked tirelessly to develop and hone an advertising model that would transform this ideal into reality. It was with great pride that in 2011 and 2012, we launched our EcoAd, WellnessAd, and EducationAd programs. These unique product offerings are based on our patent-pending ad model through which our clients, in collaboration with our wide network of non-profit partners, provide financial support for critical, yet underfunded, environmental, health, and education projects in communities nationwide.
Photo via PhillipC via Flickr Creative Commons The Pacific Institute has released a new report titled "California's Next Million Acre-Feet: Saving Water, Energy and Money that outlines the steps the state can take to come up with its next one million acre-feet of water.
Plantagon is more than just another vertical farm. We learn from PSFK that it "will dramatically change the way we produce ecological and functional food. It allows us to produce ecological with clean air and water inside urban environments, even major cities, cutting costs and environmental damage by eliminating transportation and deliver directly to consumers.
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