In response to this Good Question—one of our readers is wondering if she and her partner can live in 400 square feet—we're taking a closer look at strategies for living green in small spaces this week.
Sadly, a house we toured under construction was the victim of arson earlier this week. We also spotted something good and green at Wal-Mart, and we come up with a simple (admittedly unstudied) proposal to boost Houston's lousy recycling rate...
Wal-Mart's display for CFLs is surprising good—it explains the energy savings and size of CFL bulb compared to standard incandescents.
And really, Houston, is 2.5% all you can recycle? This week's NYTimes article made us rethink our belief in incremental progress. Sometimes, when it comes to being green, you've just got to go whole hog.