Photo by Fernando de Sousa.
I hope you all are enjoying your Labor Day weekend. Today is beautiful and not a cloud in the sky. How is your weekend treating you?
Well, here is some light green reading for you to kick start the old work week tomorrow. Featured are articles ranging from how water increases our energy consumption to cement eats carbon with a little social green media sprinkled on top!
Evaluation of Advance Metering System (AMS) Deployment in Texas (Smart meter evaluations) via the article, Smart Meter Accruracy. The Evidence Comes In
Social Media Study of EcoMoms and how affects your marketing efforts: “Eco-Moms Revisited”; and its predecessor: “The Green Mom Eco-cosm: A Social Study into their Motivations, Convictions and Influences” Your truly is highlighted in Green Talk’s social media reach.
UL Acquires Terrachoice in Green Standard Consolidation. Hmm. The consolidation of the standards. Thoughts, Walmart?
Starting September 1st, Ecover is looking for young people who are
stepping up, inciting change and making a difference in their communities. Are you one of those young movers and shakers? If so, you can submit yourself or someone else to
be considered for the contest. To do so, visit the Ecover blog,
http://ecoverusblog.com/30-under-30-contest/, or their Facebook fan page,
Novacem: Cement That Eats Carbon. Yep. Say goodbye to the heavily embodied Portland cement, people.
Got any green news you want to share? (Gardening tips, new green products, or whatever Kermit would like? Miss Piggy, you need not reply.)
Oh, and self-promotion is always welcomed. (Really. No deleting. I promise as long as it is green.)