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Energy Bill Legislation: A Blow to Alternative Energy.
On December 13th, the US Senate voted on a watered down version of the bill that left renewable energy supporters agast... read more

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New Energy Standards for Automobiles
While the Recent Energy Bill passed by the senate and approved by the president left the renewable energy industry out to dry, the bill did pass improved standards in the auto-industry...
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What is Green Landscaping?

A green landscape is one that does not use chemical pesticides or fertilizers and places an emphasis on water conservation. A green landscape is not always green - in the semi-arid deserts of the southwest, a "green" garden would consist of cactus, succulents and other drought tolerant plants.

Water Conservation & Reusing Grey Water

leaf In an ideal green landscape, local and naturally growing plants would require no additional water. Of course, there are always times of the year with less rain than others and there are droughts. One alternative to not using water, is to reuse grey water. Grey Water systems use untreated waste water from sinks, baths/showers, and washing machines (not from the sewer system) in subsurface irrigation. In fact, San Diego Water provides credits to those with grey water reuse systems in place.