Tag: sustainability

Sustainable Human By Changing the Story, We Change Our World… The world is built on stories. This is quite the ambitious project, based on the belief that we, the inhabitants of the earth, desperately need to change the narrative of infinite resources, limitless waste, and endless competition, to one of freedom to develop our unique […]

Car that runs on metal. Phinergy drives car by metal, air, and water. How about a car that runs on metal? An aluminum-air battery offers high energy density, zero CO2 emissions, sustainability, fully recyclable materials. What’s not to like? 5-minute video. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Consumed. 52 minutes. What’ll you have, continual growth or sustainability? Is the choice that simple? It probably has to be. Choosing the former might lead to our doom. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

No doubt that sustainability is a good idea blossoming these days, and not any too soon. More and more of us are becoming aware of the need to make peace with the earth, to stop our polluting ways, maybe even to stop bashing each other over the head, literally and figuratively, to have our way. […]

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” ~a pithicism~ “One man’s hoarding is another man’s sustainability. This goes for women, too.” ~Two-bit Guru~ I was thinking about some of the habits of my sustainable lifestyle. Trash picking, recycling, upcycling, saving jars (with and without lids), saving nails, bolts, and screws, composting, saving cardboard boxes,  making […]

When I wrote about the cold frame heater I’d just made, I didn’t mention that the other side of this story involves the several hundred thousand red wiggler worms I’ve got living in plastic buckets in the garage. They aren’t squatters. They are there because I built an insulated room for them and now I’d […]

Two-bit Guru | Upcycling Shoes | Shoe being worn after it's been cut.

“I might be a slow starter but I’m easy on shoes.” ~Two-bit Guru It’s true that shoes don’t wear out very fast when they’re lucky enough to meet up with my feet, and it’s not because I don’t walk around much, either. The flip side of being a trash picker is that when something I […]

Two-bit Guru | Salvaged Goods | Photo of silt fencing and a wooden box received from a neighbor

How would you like to have a neighbor who actually delivers salvaged goods to your door from numerous sources? If you’re a trash picker like me I’m sure you’d answer with an enthusiastic Yes! Please contain your envy because I enjoy such a situation. My trash-purveying neighbor is a landscaper and he comes across all […]

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“A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous and then dismissed as trivial, until finally, it becomes what everybody knows.” ~William James~ I am fascinated by alternate energy, not merely wind generators and solar panels and geothermal installations, but the more exotic alternative free energy, such as LENR devices, electromagnetic high frequency contraptions, anti-gravity, engines […]

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New stuff coming up: Extensive Garden Video, Part I will be posted on July 5. Movies for Saturday Night, starting on Saturday, July 7. We’ve made a video taking a look at the garden as of June 22. It looks like we will do this in two installments with Part I posting on Thursday, July […]