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Ellen's Blog – May 2009 Archive (2)

Unleash the Goats!

States unleash goats to keep grass trimmed

Maryland uses 40 goats to "mow" grass along highways



Animals are reducing carbon footprint without hurting threatened turtles



New York and Colorado also use goats to trim grass







(CNN) -- Forget lawn mowers. Maryland officials have found a natural way to combat brush while protecting a threatened species.





Maryland officials wanted an eco-friendly solution that wouldn't hurt the area's bog… Continue

Added by Ellen on May 27, 2009 at 8:16pm — 3 Comments

Crap Happens

Besides losing my job today, crap happens!



Crap Happens: A Grist Special Report on How We Dispose of Our Poop

A Grist Special Series Intro



Tom Twigg / GristThree hundred million Americans head to the restroom multiple times a day. The amount of sludge produced staggers the mind—7 million dry tons per year and counting. And it’s not even just crap—it contains residues from everything else we put down the drain, from the detergent in your dishwasher to the chemicals… Continue

Added by Ellen on May 12, 2009 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

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Reface Don't Replace

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Reface! Don't Replace!
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