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The Green Life: Daily Roundup

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October 22, 2008

Daily Roundup

Tonight's Special: The Green Restaurant Association has given these restaurants the green thumb of approval. Enjoy your sustainable, local dinner and don't worry, you can compost the to-go container. Treehugger 

Fields of Fuel: Cornell's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is conducting experiments to convert grass into an alternative energy source. First corn, now pasture?  What's next? Dirt? Environmental News Network

Roosevelt Revisited: The United Nations Environment Program director proposed a new initiative today in London called the Global Green New Deal. Building roads and dams? So last century. He's calling for investment in green infrastructure. Green Inc.

Water Worries: Corroded pipes can mean trouble at the tap. Rusted mains cause water loss and put public water supplies at risk for contamination. ScienceNews

Green Junk: Hold on to your junk mail, food scraps, and kitchen grease, because they're about to be transformed. Ready your rubbish for 16 new upcycling ideas. Ecosalon

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