Daily Green Wrap-Up 23.October, 2011

When I needed a take-out lunch, rather than grab a sandwich or a power-bar to tide me over, I’ve tried one of Earthbound Farm’s new complete salads. It fits my weekday vegetarian regime but the only problem is which one to choose?
While these salads are pre-packaged, they’re still organic and you might even want to try and explore their recipes. Having alternative sources of protein will allow you greater legroom in designing your green menus.
In early October, 10 miles of roads in East Hollywood, Downtown L.A., East L.A. and in between were closed down for regular traffic. Instead of cars and SUVs, cyclists, skateboarders and pedestrians took over the streets for a day of clean, fossil fuel-free fun.
Definitely something to look forward to, if you live in or near LA. Too bad it only happens once a year.
Cindy Young, mom of the adorable robot and founder of green parenting blog One Part Sunshine entered this costume in our Green Halloween Costume Contest last year.
Automakers selling diesel vehicles in the U.S. have seen demand slowly rise but, Breneman claims, it’s the 2025 54.5 mpg CAFE standard that will truly fuel demand for diesels here in the States.
Data from the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2009 Wind Technologies Market Report by Ryan Wiser and Mark Bolinger (a must-read) blows a hole in the conventional wisdom that bigger is better.

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