Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You

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This interesting article in the New York Times details suburbanites’ efforts to “go green.”

Efforts include using corn kernels instead of fuel oil for heat, erecting personal wind turbines, and replacing high-maintenance grass lawns with vegetable and fruit gardens.

In suburban Chicago, city officials in Northbrook have started a green initiative. They use power purchased from wind farms, have installed energy-efficient traffic lights, and instituted a no-idling policy for motorists and police officers alike.

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