Green

  • Your Green Life: "Dine Sustainably 2014"

    Today at 11:52 AM

    Sustainable Twin Ports has been working with many local businesses to bring environmentally sound business practices to the area. In this week's Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch talks to some of the restaurants who are being highlighted in Dine Sustainably week.

  • Your Green Life: "Deicer's"

    With an impending winter storm the plows and snow blowers will be warming up. But after the snow is cleared and a thin layer of ice remains, salt is commonly added to clear the rest. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch finds out that the salt of the Earth isn't necessarily good for the Earth.

  • Your Green Life: "World Water Week"

    You may have not known, but its World Water Week. And as the home to one of the worlds largest fresh water lakes, it is important that we take care of our water source. University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College, Fon du Lac Community College, and the College of St. Scholastica celebrated World Water Week with a series of events. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch heads to UMD where they are bringing the awareness to the classroom.

  • Your Green Life: "The Power of Wind"

    Wind can cause us many problems, from messy hair, to 4 foot snow drifts, to 40 below wind chills. But its also a viable option when it comes to sustainable energy. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch breezes through all the ins and outs of wind energy.

  • Your Green Life: "Mike's Recycling"

    Demolition can be a messy process that produces tons of garbage that goes to landfills. But there is one local company that has been working for over 25 years devoted to recycling everything they can while bringing old structures to rubble. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch looks at the green side of demolition.

  • Your Green Life: "Mushrooms, Nature's Decomposer"

    Some might think that fungus in your garden is a bad thing. But one person in Duluth wants to share the benefits to fungal cultivation in gardens. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch talks about the benefits to the master decomposers known as mushrooms.

  • Your Green Life: "Seed Library"

    The items checked out of the Duluth Library have no doubt seen their fair share of book worms, but the newest find at the library will likely see real worms. That's because the libraries newest addition is opening minds to gardening. In this week's Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch heads to the Library where book worms are turning into green thumbs.

  • Your Green Life: "Farm to Table... and Beer!"

    The Farm to Table movement has been growing and has now come to a local restaurant in Duluth. But this is more than just bringing the fresh, local ingredients to the table, its also about beer! In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch checks out the Brewery to see what coming to the table.

  • Your Green Life: "Super Insulated Houses"

    Adding insulation to your home can greatly reduce your energy bill during these cold winters. But one house builder is taking it to the next level with a product that super insulates the whole house. In this weeks Your Green Life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch heads to Mercer Wisconsin where energy efficient designs pushing the boundaries of sustainability.

  • Your Green Life: "Burn Wood, Not Fossil Fuels"

    With propane in short supply, some people may be thinking of other alternatives to heat their homes. Propane is derived from petroleum, which makes it an unsustainable energy source in the long run in any case. In this week's Your Green life, Meteorologist Adam Lorch warms us up to a renewable way to heat your home.




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