Okay, which is greener: disposable razors or electrics? Did you guess right?
Posts Tagged ‘LCA’
You’ve spilled some food, and don’t know whether it’s better to clean the mess with paper towels or a kitchen sponge. The embodied energy of simple decisions may surprise you.
TweetI’ve been writing UNC’s climate action plan over the past couple of weeks, leaving me unable to come up with relevant blog posts after work. That is, until people started hailing the “Cash for Clunkers” progam as a panacea for our earth, our economy, and our newly acquired car companies. From my perspective, the program [...]
TweetI think a lot about building energy use and how it contributes to the UNC Chapel Hill carbon footprint, but there’s a major energy user I can’t track because there are no meters in place to measure it. I’m talking about construction. The University has grown dramatically over the last 10 years, expanding the built [...]