CFLs Need Special Handling for Recycling

jc10508 May 13, 2007 06:33 AM
CFLs are great for energy savings but need special handling for recycling because of the mercury they contain. Here are two web sites where you can learn how to safely dispose of …

The Mercury - CFL Problem: Wal-Mart is Changing the Game

Stephan Pollard Fayetteville May 12, 2007 09:35 AM
All, A month-and-a-half or so ago I attended Wal-Mart's quarterly Business Sustainability Milestone Meeting. At that meeting Lee Scott, CEO pretty much guaranteed that someth…


Chad Renando Brisbane May 03, 2007 02:28 AM
Hi all, I am doing a bit of research into the embodied energy of a USB stick as compared to a CD ROM. Anyone have any leads on research in this area? Thanks in advance, …

Emmissions from Diesel V Petrol on New Fuel Efficient Cars

Elaine Stuart Invercargill May 02, 2007 04:39 PM
Hi there, I would like info on which wins at present between diesel and petrol in new vehicles. Those that are under 3 years old or under 100,000km. I am trying to give adv…

Post to "Fostering" List Serve

GBURBRID May 02, 2007 01:35 PM
I'm interested to know if any community colleges or universities have a green roof and if they are using it for teaching purposes. We are about to install a green roof on our Appi…

Wind Turbine Setback Distances

pcottingham April 30, 2007 05:05 PM
How many municipalities or developers are dealing with a strong public backlash in regards to setback distances for wind turbines, and how have you dealt with it? Peter J. Co…

Power and Shaving

Robert Rosenbaum Oakland April 27, 2007 05:23 PM
Does anyone know what the net energy usage is for electric razors vs. disposable blades, & whether there's any difference, ultimately, in one versus the other? (Obviously straight…

Transport of Energy

Theresa Galvin Rainbow Beach April 27, 2007 08:15 AM
Hi All, I have a query about how solar, wind and geothermal energy could be transported around Auss & comparing this with coal & oil easily transportable sources. Any suggesti…

Suggestions for Alerting Decisionmakers in Higher Education

Doug Freeman Lake Oswego April 25, 2007 04:21 PM
My company, Arnold Creek Productions, Inc., has launched a Web site showcasing colleges and universities across the U.S. that are integrating sustainability within their missions …

Creating a Campus Sustainability Revolving Loan Fund

Josie Patterson Cambridge April 23, 2007 11:01 AM
Hi, I know many on this list serv are interested in campus sustainability projects. I came across an article about a " how-to manual, entitled "Creating a Campus Sustainabilit…

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