building a sustainable and resilient community

Emily’s Ten Commandments of a Greener Office

1.  Thou shalt avoid “vampire power” by unplugging appliances when not in use. 2.  Thou shalt use coffee mugs instead of paper cups – and dishtowels instead of paper towels – as much as possible. 3.  Thou shalt not purchase disposable plastic water bottles unless thou is dangerously parched. 4.  Thou shall turn off thou’s […]


Important Business & the iHouse

Sorry I’ve been so absent lately….I had to attend to the important business of graduating. In other news, this story about the Clayton Homes iHouse got passed around the blogosphere a couple of weeks ago, and I wanted to mention it here briefly.  What I think is really intriguing about the iHouse is that is […]