Fredericksburg SHINES

Leading the Way in Sustainability

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

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

March 23, 2012
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Reflections of an Environmentalist – Part V

I was greatly inspired by reading reflections from Dayna Mosier, a fellow environmentalist and now a LEED Green Associate, living in Austin, Texas, who just happens to be my younger sister. With her permission, I’m adapting her essay, penned during … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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Reflections of an Environmentalist-Part IV

I was greatly inspired by reading reflections from Dayna Mosier, a fellow environmentalist and now a LEED Green Associate, living in Austin, Texas, who just happens to be my younger sister. With her permission, I’m adapting her essay into a … Continue reading

February 24, 2012
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Reflections of an Environmentalist – Part III

I was greatly inspired by reading reflections from Dayna Mosier, a fellow environmentalist and now a LEED Green Associate, living in Austin, Texas, who just happens to be my younger sister. With her permission, I’m adapting her essay into a … Continue reading

August 15, 2011
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Let’s Take the Pressure Off…

I wholeheartedly agree with a recent  editorial in our local newspaper about a common sense response to take the pressure off of our local water supply.   Following is an  excerpt from this logical writing. “Yes, the Texas Hill Country is suffering the … Continue reading