Archives for August 2012

Four-legged Lawn Mowers and Landscape Helpers Can Cut Your Grass and Your Carbon Footprint

photo: Cornell University
One way to take care of your lawn without cranking up a fossil-fuel driven machine is to hire an animal to do it. This little infographic from Movoto blog will let you calculate the number of critters, depending upon animal type and size of yard, that you will need to get the job … Read More.

Got Garbage? Sweep It under the Bridge.

1930’s Scenic Postcard

Apparently in the 1930’s we just threw our garbage off of a scenic bridge.
Admittedly garbage did not consist of the plastic and the toxins it does today.

Both the picture post card of The Bridge of the Gods and this exchange of  3 letters in the Forest Service regarding a complaint from the Oregon … Read More.