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I’m borrowing a Top Ten from one of my very favorite food sites, At sustainable table, you can learn about what makes any given food sustainable, what produce is in season in your area, find recipes, search directories of farmers’ markets and much, much more. I encourage you to visit the site and become part of the community. Together we will affect change… and eat some really yummy food. : )

Learn to Cook Sustainably for These Ten Reasons

So much time can be spent during the design process sourcing materials and this process can be even more daunting when it comes to reclaimed materials.
This week I came across a business working to change that. PlanetReuse, established in 2008, appears to be making it their mission to offer insight, material integration ideas and help in sourcing the right materials, as close to your project as possible.
While we have not used them in our office yet I was interested by the scope of their objectives.

The British government’s Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Ed Miliband, announced details of a ‘green loan’ scheme on March 2 to help home owners pay for energy efficient improvements to their property.

The scheme known as ‘Pay as you Save’ plans to help residential owners undergo ‘whole house’ makeovers by integrating green technologies such as full wall insulation and small scale renewables, like solar thermal and PV, into their homes.

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