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Starbucks Lights Up Green

While I’m not a fan of Starbucks coffee, preferring local alternatives like Big Dog and 21st St coffees, it’s always great to hear when mega-chain retailers do something good for the environment. Starbucks will be replacing conventional light bulbs with more efficient LED lighting in 8000 stores. The LED light swap will cut energy consumption by about 7% at each store, and is part of the their goal to cut total energy consumption by 25% by the end of 2010. Continue reading

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Get Parked!

Pittsburgh is about to get a whole lot greener. On Friday September 18th, it’s National Park(ing) Day once again, and it’s the second year for the city to be involved. Last year, groups in PGH created over 20 parks and … Continue reading

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Blink

Have you ever fallen asleep only to wake up in the morning to a room full of lamps, stereos, televisions and other electronic on? Well fortunately for late night workaholics everywhere there is a new product on the horizon. Two … Continue reading

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