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The Pizza Place and Paper Water Bottle

by Chuck Peavey 7. October 2010 10:04

Pizza The Mountaineer's Diet

As a Mountaineer, I’m deeply involved in fitness so it’s not often I get to splurge on the really tasty food. As a computer programmer, it should be no surprise my favorite splurge food is Pizza. One reason I'll never be a true Tree Hugger, I always end a backpacking trip with either a Burger or a Pizza (not tofu and quinoa, I eat quinoa on the trail).

 A few days ago, we decided to try a new pizza place in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles called Tomato Pie Pizza Joint. Well, they’re not new, they’ve been around for a couple of years but they’re new to us.

Anyway, when I went to pick up our pizza, I noticed something I’ve never seen before; Boxed Water. More...

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Does Green Business Certification Make Sense?

by Chuck Peavey 2. September 2010 09:00

Need for Green Certification

In my very first blog article, I mentioned the American College of Veterinary Dermatology and the fact that making a minor modification to their site meant saving 65 trees a year and about 144 thousand pounds of CO2. Recently, I commented on Corporate Colocation and the fact they will reduce their CO2 by about 4 Million tons per year. Both of these are significant achievements in reduced impact on the ecology of the planet. More...

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How to Build a Green Datacenter - The Corporate Colocation Approach

by Chuck Peavey 5. August 2010 09:05

Where Web Pages Come From

I want to tell you about Corporate Colocation, the Datacenter Company I use to host my web servers. Just so you know; I’m not getting anything for doing this. I am just very proud to be a part of something that I believe is a revolution in Datacenters and Internet technology in general. More...

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Kleenex - Clear Cutting & Green Washing?

by Chuck Peavey 8. July 2010 10:19


Is Kleenex the Environmental Bad Guy?

I got an email a few days ago; a friend of mine is outraged at Kleenex.  Seems they don't already have enough uses for Virgin, Ancient Forest, they created a new Hand Towel for the bathroom.  If you haven't seen it, check out the commercial here...

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