Fredericksburg SHINES

Leading the Way in Sustainability

June 10, 2014
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Fredericksburg is Becoming an Electric Vehicle-Friendly Town

“Public electric vehicle charge stations installed" was the title of the article published in the  Fredericksburg Radio Standard on May 28, 2014.   Below are excerpts from the article:  —"A dual charging station was installed at 206 West Austin Street, and will … Continue reading

August 31, 2013
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Come Along for the Tour!

Fredericksburg SHINES, a local organization dedicated to educating the public about sustainable living, will host a Fredericksburg fall tour of homes to spotlight local examples of sustainable-living practices. Nine homes are on the tour which will be Saturday, Sept. 14, … Continue reading

March 22, 2013
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Average American Families and Electric Cars

“"¦in March 2012, the President launched a clean energy grand challenge to make electric-powered vehicles as affordable and convenient as gasoline-powered vehicles for the average American family within a decade. This national effort is designed to bring together America’s best … Continue reading

June 15, 2012
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How Can My Business Reduce Waste? – Part V

In my role as a sustainability consultant I show businesses how even minor business policy changes can result in significant benefits to the environment and to improvements in the workplace.   The four sustainability areas I focus on are:   energy, water, … Continue reading

December 31, 2010
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Perhaps It’s Time to Plug-In our Cars…

I’ve been dreaming about owning an electric car someday.   So, naturally  I’m quite  curious about the highly touted  Chevy Volt.   I actually got to see the Volt  concept car several years at the Chicago Auto Show.    The Volt was given quite favorable reviews in a … Continue reading