05 Jul 2012

greenHILLhome: eCycling this weekend

The DC Department of Public Works accepts old electronics and other hazardous materials on the first Thursday and Saturday of every month at the Fort Totten transfer station.  While it may not be as convenient as curbside pick up, it does divert very harmful chemicals and heavy metals from our waste stream and landfills, which means […]

16 Apr 2012

greenHILLhome: Earth Day 2012 Events

By now I know you are all recycling, composting, reusing, and conserving like the good earthlings you are.  Why not take a moment or two to celebrate all we do for the planet on Earth Day 2012?  Earth Day is April 22 each year, and since it falls on a weekend everyone should have more […]

02 Apr 2012

greenHILLhome Lecture This Thursday

For most of 2010 and into 2011 I wrote a biweekly post titled “greenHILLhome,” in which I covered ways to improve the energy efficiency of our homes, conserve the ecosystem around us, and reduce the waste our homes generate.  This coming Thurday at noon you can hear a continuation of some of the topics covered […]

29 Dec 2011

greenHILLhome: Christmas Tree Recycling

No one really likes taking down the Christmas decorations when the holiday passes.  It’s not quite as exciting as putting them up and getting ready for a visit from Santa or holiday meals with family and friends, unless you’re one of a select group that really enjoys sweeping up pine needles.  It’s a necessary evil of […]

27 Sep 2011

greenHILLhome: Hill Energy House

Saving energy means saving money, plain and simple.  It also means less pollution where the energy is generated and in most cases less fossil fuels being depleted to create the energy.  But besides costly upgrades like photovoltaic solar panels and the most basic strategies like changing light bulbs, how can we as homeowners make strides […]

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