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The Tallahassee Green Building Council (GBC) meeting that I wrote about a few days ago was a great success!   The place was packed with builders, realtors, home inspectors, and other professionals coming to learn more about the Florida Green Building Coalition Green Home Standards certification. ...
06/12/2008
For those of you who have read the lazy environmentalist - or at least heard of him - this local company provides a product that epitomizes that approach... one, which I have to admit, I vastly prefer over the old image of green involving extra work, time, thought, and cost. Located in Tallahass...
06/10/2008
    In a collaborative effort, the city of Tallahassee, is now offering a new recycling program for downtown businesses - I've heard through the grapevine, but not yet confirmed that this offer can include businesses located outside of the target zone also! So definitely call if you are intereste...
06/10/2008
I recently became aware of the Damayan Garden Project (DGP). This is a great group of individuals - primarily commited volunteers - that work in Tallahassee to create a more liveable community.   The DGP focuses on three core area: Edible Schoolyards, Family Gardens for low-income families, and ...
06/09/2008
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If you did not yet get a chance to read the NY times' Sunday article on Naples' trash problem, you have got to take a quick peek!? If you don't have time for the whole article, here's the gist of it:   No trash has been picked up in Naples for the last few months... Why? There's nowhere left to ...
06/09/2008
  The latest Green Building Council event is going to be held out at Mike Rogers' Southern Oaks development. This is the location of Tallahassee's first certified green development. If you are in the market to build a new home and are interested in building green this would be a great location to...
06/09/2008
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       General Membership  Meeting  FLORIDA NATIVE PLANTS, A PRESENTATION BY GIL NELSON FAMU School of Architecture, 1938 S. Martin  Luther King Blvd, Rm. 111 May 29, 2008 - Social - 6:00 pm to 6:30pm                          Presentation - 6:30 pm to 8:00pm   It's a little late notice for this, ...
05/29/2008
Sustainable Tallahassee, formally Greenovation, a brainchild of the Knight Creative Community Initiative, is holding a formal kickoff this Thursday, May 22nd at the Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science. Everyone is invited!   Sustainable Tallahassee is intended to serve as the vehicle for sustai...
05/20/2008
    It's that time again!!! Green Drinks Tallahassee is having it's third meeting, Wednesday 21st of May, 5:30pm - as late as you like! Where: Waterworks Bar 1133 Thomasville Rd. Tallahassee, FL   Alex Mordas, M.Sc. EcoBroker® & REALTOR® LEED for homes, Field Agent Green Home Certifying Agent, FG...
05/14/2008
LEED for homes, the green home rating system was officially released in January of this year. However, it had been in pilot project for some time. Now fully up and running a few homes are fully certified here in Florida, and many more are currently in the process. For example, K2 Urban Corp in T...
05/10/2008
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