Friday, April 25, 2008

Green Dictionary

By The Daily Green
Updated: 4/9/2008 1:02:26 PM

The green revolution has a language all its own. Here are some of the more common terms you'll hear. And don't forget to check back often for the latest entries in the "ecopedia."

Greenwashing: Environmental whitewashing. Put another way, greenwashing occurs…More.

Freecycling: A grassroots, volunteer-driven Internet movement committed to…More.

Green Mortgage: Is simply a type of mortgage that provides you a money-saving …More.

Passive Solar: You can apply “passive cooling” or “passive heating” principles to your…More.

CAFE Standards: Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency. It’s a legal requirement for…More.

Heritage Foods: Come from endangered or rare breeds of purebred livestock and crops…More.

Smart Growth: Also known as the new urbanism or transit-oriented development…More.

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