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Inspired by Trash, Texan Creates Green Homes and Jobs

There's more to Huntsville, TX, than an execution chamber and Sam Houston's historic home, including a large university, a quaint downtown, and home builder Dan Phillips.  Founder of Phoenix Commotion, a company that focuses on building low cost, sustainable, and affordable housing, Phillips has built at least 13 homes for single parents, artists, and low-income families.

Our 500th Post – The Arts:Earth Partnership

It's hard to believe, but this is our 500th posting, so I want to highlight AEP. We have come a long way from May 2009, when we started as a Blogspot site with a completely different name. Since this site started, GreenGoPost.com has been read in at least 105 countries, and has worked at various events from GRI in Amsterdam in May to Ben & Jerry's in Vermont next month. The focus at first was my adopted hometown, LA—but last I checked, I have written about great (and not so great) stories in at least 40 countries, from Djibouti to Montengro to St. Lucia—and more are in the pipeline.

Bring Back the Dollar Days

One of the ugly consequences of America’s foreclosure crisis is the abandoned homes that are scarring our cities.  Once proud cities like Cleveland and Detroit, which in the past symbolized America’s industrial might, are turning into ghost towns, their neighborhoods ...

Don’t LEED Astray

Recently a friend and I attended a day-long LEED workshop in Santa Monica.  The instructor was enthusiastic and knowledgeable (in fact, he stayed an extra hour to cover the material with us); the class small, providing a  great opportunity to ...
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