The Alternative Consumer

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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Eugene's Greener Everyday

With a population of 146,000 -- Eugene, Oregon has instituted a 3-pronged effort to become carbon neutral in its buildings and operations, by 2020. This city should be the "poster boy" for all cities to offset its carbon dioxide emissions through improved: conservation, energy efficiency and spending on renewable forms of energy.

Local government and voters have figured out that supporting business and the environment are not diametrically opposed notions...that in order for the community to flourish, they must continue to figure out more ways for man and nature to co-exist.

For more, check out ENN. /m


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