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Jeff McIntire-strasburg
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Lives in St. Louis, MO
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Got an old exterior door that you want to get rid of? Repurpose it into a dining table; easy upcycler +Jennifer Pattison Tuohy shows you how... #easyupcyling   #upcycling   #reuse  
Need to replace your front door? Don't toss the old one: easy upcycler Jennifer Tuohy shows you how to turn it into a dining table.
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From our friends at Cleantechnica: a sodium-ion battery concept that harnesses the electrochemical energy found in apple peelings. #foodwaste   #energy   #batteries  
New research out of Germany shows that apple peels have the right chemical properties to power a sodium-ion battery.
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Got foam shipping boxes or coolers laying around because you don't want to throw them away? Here are some ways to upcycle Styrofoam containers. #upcycling   #styrofoam   #reuse  
Got foam containers laying around that you don't want to throw away. Here are some ways to upcycle styrofoam coolers and shipping boxes.
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Easy upcycler +Jennifer Pattison Tuohy shows you how to freshen up an old rug with a stencil and a little paint. #easyupcycling   #decor   #rug  
Easy upcycler Jennifer Tuohy walks you through the process of updating an old office rug with a stencil and a little paint.
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It's not too early to start planning your garden, or to set aside items from your trash or recycling bin that you can repurpose in it. #gardening   #reuse   #repurposing  
Before you send materials to the landfill or recycling, consider whether garden recycling - or reuse in your backyard garden - might work.
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Diaper facts: how much waste do disposable diapers create? What are the pros and cons of the alternatives? #disposablediapers   #waste   #infographic  
Are disposable diapers really an environmental nightmare? Don't other diaper alternatives have downsides? Take a look at this overview of green diapering.
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Bryn Huntpalmer of Modernize shares the story of Jean Pain and his compost-powered water heater. #compost   #heat   #technology  
French inventor Jean Pain figured out ways to harvest the heat produced by composting for heating water and air.
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Almost 90% of construction waste is reusable or recyclable... so why's it still going to the landfill? #reuse   #recycling   #constructionwaste  
Contractors in Northern Arizona are taking advantage of construction waste as building materials... as long as it's economically feasible.
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+Steve Hanley shares an overview of Tetra Pak's Tetra Rex packaging, and the recycling process the company's developed. #recycling   #tetrapak   #foodpackaging  
Sweden's Tetra Pak has developed food packaging made from renewable materials that are 100% recyclable.
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Think you've got the right to repair a product you've bought? Not necessarily... #repair   #electronics   #appliances  
Think you've got a right to repair the products you buy? Not necessarily. The Repair Association advocates for consumers and small repair shops.
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Turning food waste into palm oil? UK researchers are exploring whether our trash can help save rainforests and the creatures that live in them... #palmoil   #foodwaste   #rainforests  
Palm oil production takes quite a toll on tropical rainforests. A process that makes a similar substance from food waste could reduce this impact.
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The EPA's new Food Steward's Pledge helps people of faith address food waste in their congregations. #foodwaste   #epa   #congregations  
People of faith contribute to US food waste; now, the EPA offers a program tailored to helping them reduce this waste & address other environmental issues.
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Founder/editor of sustainablog; freelance writer/editor/blogger
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  • sustainablog
    Founder and editor, 2003 - present
  • Sundance Channel
    SUNfiltered blogger, 2009 - 2012
  • Green Options Media
    Senior Editor, 2006 - 2008
  • AGIS, Inc.
    Portal Content Specialist, 2006 - 2006
  • Lincoln University
    Assistant Professor, 2002 - 2005
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St. Louis, MO
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Lake Charles, LA - Las Vegas, NV - Milton, FL
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Long-time green blogger, writer, social media junkie...
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Founder and editor of sustainablog, one of the longest-running environmentally-focused blogs online. Former contributor to the Sundance Channel's SUNfiltered blog, and Treehugger. Former English professor turned green blogger, editor, and publisher.
Education
  • Millsaps College
    English, 1986 - 1990
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    English, 1992 - 2001
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Just replaced my furnace with Hoffmann Brothers, and while no one ever wants to do that, the technicians and sales person were all knowledgeable, friendly, considerate, and professional. It was as pleasant an experience as it could possibly be!
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We had a fantastic experience! The repairman was able to arrive a bit early (and called ahead to check); once he got there, he got right to work and fixed our issues very quickly. I was very impressed...
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One of my favorite places in town to get some work done, grab a cup of coffee, or meet someone for lunch. Love the fact that they provide details on the coffees they brew (roast, body, acidity). The food's always good, and reasonably priced. Only complaint I ever have is sometimes the air conditioner is going full bore and its freezing inside...
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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