Green Tour: Lisa and Ron's Sustainable Town House

Green Tour: Lisa and Ron's Sustainable Town House

Stephanie Kinnear
Jan 29, 2009

1-29-2009nyslink1.jpgLisa and Ron's Sustainable Town House is one of the more modern homes we've ever toured over at Re-nest. It was built in 1883, but has been updated with the latest in sustainable fixings -- water saving systems for the shower and toilets, energy saving denim insulation, and EnergyStar appliances ...

Also: We're thinking about eating raw once a week. Could you do it? We're also looking at a DIY recycled cardboard cat scratcher, a showerhead adapter to help you save water, and a diaper debate that just won't quit. All the links are after the jump.
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1-29-2009nyslink2.jpgAlthough most of us aren't raw foodists, it seems like even the biggest meat-eaters among us can agree that a raw diet is a little bit easier on the planet. Could you eat raw for a full day once a month?

1-29-2009slink3.jpgHow long does it take your shower to get hot in the morning? Do you think one of these Evolve Showerhead Adapters could help you save water?

1-29-2009nyslink4.jpgOur cat, regardless of how many scratching posts we throw in his direction, still goes for the couch and our bedspread. We're hoping this DIY recycled cardboard scratch pad will distract him.


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Diapers. Cloth, disposable, flushable, biodegradable .... the options are endless and the debate rages on ...

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