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Gavin Newsom: A San Francisco Landmark Goes Green

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

Today, the most famous building in San Francisco is also one of the most environmentally friendly in the country. The Transamerica Pyramid building has achieved...

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on Dec 11, 2009 at 05:51 PM
San Jose to Participate in ...

San Jose to Participate in Sustainable Transportation Conference in Sweden

(via gas2.org)

In October 2007, the City of San Jose, the 10th largest city in the US, launched a Green Vision program. The program set out a plan to carry out 10 green goals, one of which is to have 100 percent of the city’s public vehicles running on alternative fuels. Ultimately, the city has set its sights on becoming the greenest city in the nation.Many have taken notice of their efforts and city offic...

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on Dec 09, 2009 at 10:50 AM

24 eco ideas and ethical tips - Win green gifts on Biome Lifestyle Blog

(via www.biomelifestyle.com)

For the countdown to Christmas find below 24 ethical tips and eco ideas to ensure you ‘offset’ your increase in consumption and do your bit during the festive season… please feel free to add your own ideas and tips in the comments below – we’ll offer a prize for the most eyecatching and relevant tip that we receive… The winner will receive two of our lovely Christmas Stockings!

Claire S. Claire S.
on Dec 09, 2009 at 07:58 AM
Nissan LEAF Electric Car on...

Nissan LEAF Electric Car on the Streets of San Francisco by 2010

(via gas2.org)

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced that Nissan would be bringing its all-electric LEAF, to the Bay Area market in 2010. Speaking on behalf of the Bay Area Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor program, Newsom said Nissan will work with San Francisco and the Bay Area to promote and build-out an EV charging infrastructure, including development of a streamlined process for customer install...

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on Dec 08, 2009 at 02:50 AM
Renegade Craft Fair Coming ...

Renegade Craft Fair Coming to San Francisco!

(via www.treehugger.com)

If you're looking for handmade arts and crafts from over 150 vendors and to support local and small businesses this holiday season, visit the Renegade Craft Fair, a DIY event featuring indie-craft and contemporary design talents. They just wrapped up shop after a great weekend in Chicago and are coming to San Francisco on December 19 and 20. It's free to attend--and crafts won't break the bank-...

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on Dec 07, 2009 at 05:20 AM

Fifth Annual Gorgeous & Green Benefit in San Francisco

(via www.inhabitat.com)

This year’s Gorgeous & Green Gala is happening Tuesday, December 8th at the W Hotel in San Francisco, and Inhabitat will be on the scene! If you would like to join us at the event, tickets are still on sale for this star-studded fundraiser benefitting Global Green and its many green initiatives, including the rebuilding [...]

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on Dec 06, 2009 at 06:21 AM
Massive Rangeland Carbon Se...

Massive Rangeland Carbon Sequestration Opportunities May Hinge on Urban Compost

(via www.worldchanging.com)

WorldChanging Teamby Warren Karlenzig There's carbon in them thar roots!Just as San Francisco has made commercial and residential composting mandatory and other cities are considering doing...

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on Dec 04, 2009 at 02:50 PM
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on Dec 04, 2009 at 11:50 AM

Cisco Pits San Francisco vs. Amsterdam in Race to 21st Century Sustainability

(via solveclimate.com)

Cisco is harnessing a new power in the fight against global climate change: a potent mix of hometown pride and rivalry.Two major announcements came out of its Sustainable Cities session with officials from San Francisco and Amsterdam yesterday. First, the tech giant is partnering with San Francisco to develop a joint vision for a Sustainable 21st Century San Francisco. Second, Amsterdam is laun...

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on Dec 02, 2009 at 04:22 PM

How good is composting?

(via feeds.sfgate.com)

If you're among those disgruntled by San Francisco's mandatory composting program , or if you just sometimes wonder whether that smelly compost bin is really worth it, consider these statistics, provided by Chronicle reporter John Coté:Since San Francisco began a compost collection...

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on Nov 30, 2009 at 12:22 PM