The highlight of this year's West Coast Green had to be the Harbinger Showhouse -- a shipping container home, assembled on the tradeshow floor in the San Jose Convention Center in under 5 hours. Here's the tour!
Elsewhere: We're looking for your creative reuse ideas (and the first 15 we post will get a free AT T-shirt)! Also, we're discussing how green those reusable totes really are and if you're using yours enough. And we're using egg cartons all over the house. Get all the links after the jump
We want your creative reuse ideas
. Here's our first submission -- Nora's turned her canning jars into picture frames
. What are you doing with your canning jars ... or wine bottles ... or milk jugs?
We're big believers in reusable totes as an alternative to plastic bags. But, according to a Wall Street Journal article
, if you aren't using your totes enough, you might be doing more harm than good.
How many different ways can you use an old egg carton? We can think of at least 11.