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With the hot summer days here and droughts looming in many parts of the country, it is important to save water. Some of the easiest ways to save water indoors are to install water-conserving showerheads, low-flow toilets and faucets.
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Partnering With Green Hearted Companies
Green Remodel Forum is excited to partner with GreenEarthEquities and Summit Energy Solutions in an energy efficiency remodel. As Green Remodel Forum is an informational website for up to date ... read more
The Green Countertop Dilemma
During a visit to Eco6Design in Half Moon Bay, California, I was drooling over all the fabulous "eco" options for countertops. Serious eye candy! Vetrazzo, Fireclay Tile, Stone Age, IceStone, Fuez. ... read more
Finding California Native Plants For Your Garden
I recently visited Botanical Garden at Berkeley with some friends from the East Coast. The botanical Garden is a research garden and a living museum. It is famous for its diverse collections ... read more
Windows: To Replace Or Not To Replace
It is difficult to decide whether to replace those old windows. Sometimes only few windows out of many in a house are beyond repair. New windows cost a lot of money - $6000 to $23000 for an average ... read more
Paint
A main issue with household paint is that many ingredients are added to improve the look, longevity and ease of application of the paint. Some of these ingredients are volatile organic compounds (VOCs). ... read more
Countertops
The countertop is likely the most talked about fixture in a home. Countertops, particularly the kitchen countertops, are very visible, get a lot of use and abuse, and may cost a big chunk of the ... read more
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Community Announcement
Seeking Lawns to Sheet-mulch
This fall Kathy Kramer wil be running "Mow no Mo'! - or How to Sheet Mulch Your Lawn Away" workshops in Oakland/Piedmont/Berkeley; Livermore; and Antioch, and they are looking for folks who would like to have their lawns sheet mulched away. Read more
Contra Costa Green Building Award
Introducing the first annual Contra Costa Green Building Awards! Sustainable Contra Costa is pleased to recognize the architects, builders, and owners of green buildings in Contra Costa County with the formation of the first annual Green Building Awards. Read more
Some Upcoming Events
Growing Together Gathering
Description: Share Your Project & Stories Meet Fellow Practitioners Get Connected Participate in Strategy Sessions ...
Date: August 10, 2013
Location: Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N Broadway, Walnut Creek, CA ... read more
LMCHD Garden / Container Gardening for Winter Vegetables
Description: Speaker from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Terry Lippert, Master Gardener. Gardening Help Table from 10:00 AM - Noon Contra Costa ...
Date: August 17, 2013
Location: East Leland Road at Loveridge, Pittburg, CA ... read more
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