10th Annual Austin Green holiday party Dec. 6

Barr Mansion & The Shades of Green Radio Show Present The 10th Annual Austin Green Holiday Party Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 6-10pm Hosted and Sponsored by Barr Mansion 10463 Sprinkle Rd., Austin, TX 78754 (www.barrmansion.com) Advance Tickets $25.00, ($30.00 at...

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Wind power blows past coal in Texas

Wind power, by one important measure, surpassed coal to become the second-largest electricity source in Texas. "We are used to seeing wind numbers add, add, add. We are not used to seeing coal plants' numbers decreasing."   Wind power blows past coal in Texas Via...

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Kill weeds with BioSafe Weed Control Concentrate

BioSafe Weed Control is an organic herbicidal soap providing a burn down of annual and perennial broadleaf weeds and grasses within hours of application. The perfect choice for both avid and new gardeners, BioSafe Weed Control is easy to use with visible results; it...

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Organic Bamboo EcoWear Women’s Tank from Boody

Boody Organic Bamboo EcoWear Women's Tank -- This eco tank is made of 80% rayon made from organic bamboo, 13% nylon and 7% spandex. It reaches down far enough to avoid that uncomfortable feeling you get that too much is showing when you bend over. The tank features a...

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Green Cleaning 101

By Barbara Kessler Getting to the bottom line on green cleaners is like trying to slice through the soap scum on your neglected shower door with a spritz of glass cleaner. You won’t be seeing a clear picture right away. Much is in progress with “natural,”...

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Bamboo: Why you need it in your kitchen, and six ways to get it there

Bamboo, that renewable, quick-growing wood that’s really a grass, has been expanding across product lines, turning up on floors, in furniture, and towels. But let’s get back to where we started: Bamboo works great in the kitchen. Remember those bamboo salad bowls? They’re still around, but there are many more ways attractive, durable bamboo is being tapped for kitchen ware.

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