Love this comment on an article about a lifestyle producing zero-waste…
And while you’re at it get the corporate chains out of the town centres and more markets, micro businesses and housing in there. They do it over there but we don’t do it here…
The iMeasure site we use to track our energy usage (no alarms and no surprises please) has had a welcome revamp. I can geek out on all kind of stats and comparisons now. Meanwhile prices keep rising as we find ever more frugal ways to offset this. The future’s bright. The future is very expensive.
I heard this on Dandelion Radio the other day and it’s kind of got stuck in my head.
We’ve got our weekly kWh electricity consumption down to 27 kWh for the week with 50% of usage during the cheaper off peak charged period. The biscuits are on me.
Been getting quite interested in small scale passive solar heating. A Trombe wall is a bit beyond my ingenuity or practicality but I’m intrigued by passive solar heating.
I was interested to hear a statistic on the news that despite rising population levels we could all fit into one mega city. In fact that would be more sustainable. That seems to be what new urbanism is making a case for. The hard part is obviously just doing it…together.