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Hey! You Buy In Bulk?

A shopper can save an average of 89 percent by purchasing organic bulk foods. Especially in the bulk foods aisle of a grocery store. That’s according to a recent study conducted by the Portland State University’s Food Industry Leadership Center (FILC). As well as on behalf of the Bulk is Green Council (BIG). Organic bulk foods are […]

Joint Release: Unified command working to assess water quality near ITC site

Thursday, March 21, 2019 Teams and contractors from the city of Deer Park, Harris County, TCEQ, EPA, and the U.S. Coast Guard are working together to evaluate impacts to Tucker Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel surrounding Intercontinental Terminals Co. in Deer Park, which recently dealt with several large fires in its chemical storage tanks. […]

The greening of buildings

At first blush, it seems Babylon did the right thing by enacting a new building code that town officials say is among the greenest in the nation.

Buildings have a staggering, yet relatively unnoticed, impact on the natural environment in our country. The U.S. construction industry, for example, is responsible for only 8 percent of our gross domestic product, but accounts for more than 40 percent of the total materials harvested from the environment each year.