- Times Square is getting the first eco-friendly billboard, above the Chase sign. It’s powered by the sun and wind. But here’s the kicker, if there’s no sun or wind, it goes dark. No back generator; The New York Times reports.
- Speaking of New York, even though Mayor Bloomberg’s attempt to require hybrid taxis was shot down, he hasn’t given up. Now he wants to offer financial incentives for taxi owners to buy hybrid; more from the New York Times.
- Composting isn’t just a summer thing. Good winter composting tips include saving fallen leaves, not turning the pile to preserve heat and getting a bigger bin for under your sink and emptying it bin more often; via Stream of Consciousness.
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