Monthly Archives: August 2011

Green Innovation: Recycled Aluminum Pallets!

The worldwide transportation of goods within the global supply chain has a carbon footprint of around 2,800 mega- tonnes CO2e (see PDF). Weight is a major factor in transportation fuel consumption and green house gas (GHG) emissions. Less weight means … Continue reading

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Green Builds Business Restoring America’s Jobs, Economy and Environment

America is searching for a path that will restore jobs, the economy and our environment. The Green Builds Business program created by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation with funding from Walmart is doing just that. As the Green … Continue reading

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Chevy Volt Goes Urban Gardening

My town’s community garden is a magical place. On just one acre the Moraga Garden grows organic produce sold to some of the Bay Area’s top restaurants and grocery stores while also providing free vegetables to volunteers and local food … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking With A Chevy Volt

I love mountain biking. One of the great things about living in the San Francisco Bay Area is that this mountain biking heaven. Lots of trails offering the fullest range of experiences including a one hour ride inside the urban … Continue reading

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Today’s Breakfast: Two Eggs, No Tailpipe Emissions

Every morning my best four-legged buddy, Cooper, joins me for an early breakfast after our morning walk and “duty.” This morning we drove to breakfast the Chevy Volt GM is letting me test drive.¬†Our drive was fueled by electricity. No … Continue reading

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Electric Fun: Chevy Volt

Let me try to explain the police car pulling me over while test driving the new Chevy Volt. First, I wasn’t driving. I had picked up two friends who are members of the Porsche Club of America. I wanted their … Continue reading

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