spride

10.04.10

Car Sharing Gets Personal

The business of car sharing is now a toddler- growing quickly, finding its footing, and now with some younger siblings. Zipcar is still the best, but there are a growing number of companies that allow…

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10.01.10

Your Balcony As Your Wind/Solar Farm

In July, we did a post on a new high-rise, London’s Strata SE1, which has been touted as the world’s first skyscraper to have electricity-generating wind turbines built into its core design. The building stands 42 stories…

witricity

09.30.10

Wireless Recharging

With the Nissan LEAF and the Tesla Roadster grabbing headlines, it’s easy to miss some of the other cool innovations in the world of the “plug-in cars.” The one that has this place buzzing…

JetsSolarInstallation

09.29.10

J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets…go solar

Vermont is deep in the heart of New England Patriots country. But here at LTT, there’s a little more fan diversity- someone should film a PSA on how fans of the 49ers, Giants, Broncos, Patriots, Dolphins, Redskins and…

aquaponics

09.28.10

Aquaponics: future of urban farming?

Almost two years ago, we wrote about how Whole Foods had become the first major retailer to announce a comprehensive set of aquaculture guidelines, adopting strict standards aimed at avoiding damage to sensitive habitats,…

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09.27.10

What’s the footprint of a glass of milk?

The dairy industry in the U.S. is facing hard times these days. Price fluctuations, rising transportation costs, land squeeze from urbanization, lower  consumption,…all conspire to put many dairy farmers on the brink. Here in Vermont, which counts the…

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