All posts tagged environment

30 Days of Sustainability 2007 is coming!

30 days of Sustainability is once again happening in Vancouver. This year it runs from April 22 – May 21, 2007. I highly recommend that people go check out the temporary site and sign up for updates. The full site will launch sometime in the next few weeks. Read More⇒

Web 2.0 Summit 2006 – Day 2 / “It’s all about the infrastructure” by Debra Chrapaty, Corporate Vice President of Windows Live Operations Group

Day 2 notes from Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, CA: [my analysis and notes are in these square brackets.] “It’s all about the infrastructure” by Debra Chrapaty, Corporate Vice President of Windows Live Operations The cloud sounds romantic but it’s 1.5 million pounds of batteries, 1 million pounds of steel, 300 miles of cable. […] Read More⇒

Border wars: Plumbers union fights green building because the waterless no-flush urinals will “spread disease”. Um, don’t you mean they will spread “less work for plumbers?”

I’m intrigued by stories such as this one in the ABC News about the plumbers union in Philadelphia who claim that no-flush green urinals are a health threat. I wonder if the union sees them more as a health threat to the UNION DUES than to the USERS. Does anybody have any information on negative […] Read More⇒