Green

San Francisco supervisors voted earlier this week to approve the plan for the project to transform the partially abandoned Hunters Point Shipyard into a new neighborhood with open space, over 10,000 new residential units, businesses, clean technology space and good urban design.

These ...Read more

GreenFinanceSF launches its services this week, helping San Francisco homeowners pay for retrofits to their homes that save energy and money. This city backed program allows these homeowners to borrow money to make improvements, and repay the city from the savings on their energy and water bills ...Read more

In the last few years, there have been several proposals to use lots throughout the city of San Francisco that are slated for development as interim green spaces. The idea behind this is that using land for temporary parks or public spaces while development is ...Read more

Congratulations! You may be in the process of purchasing a home or condo! Before you start packing, consider the following: there are ways of making your move a bit greener.

How? First, you can cull through all of the things that are in your home and consider getting rid of the things ...Read more

The all-in-one (fax, printer, copier and scanner) finally stopped working. I purchased its replacement, and took it to GreenCitizen to be recycled. I also managed to find several old, partially working computers, an external disk drive and a few old cell phones. ...Read more

Friday, September 18th, 2009 is the fifth annual PARK(ing) Day in San Francisco. This event started in 2005 by Rebar, an arts collective who took one metered parking spot and transformed it into a public park. The event has grown into an international single day event with PARK (ing) spots in 6 ...Read more

I just read an incredible article in Business Week, about a couple who decided in 2006 to spend a year living in the middle of New York City without making any negative environmental ...Read more

San Francisco supervisors voted earlier this week to approve the plan for the project to transform the partially abandoned Hunters Point Shipyard into a new neighborhood with open space, over 10,000 new residential units, businesses, clean technology space and good urban design.

These ...Read more

More people are farming in urban areas, a recent article in the New York Times reports about roof top gardening in cities throughout the country. I have been fascinated in recent ...Read more

It had been several months since I last spotted Oreo, the goat, in my neighborhood. Oreo, a member of the City Grazing herd, can ocassionally be spotted in Bernal, at the dog park known as the Point (near the intersection of Peralta and Montcalm), and on Cortland Ave as well. ...Read more