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Eco Pro Tips

Eco-Pro Tip // Rain Capture with a Bilge Pump

With this weird weather in Sacramento lately, random bouts of rain followed by a week of 100˚ days, it’s important to capture and utilize that rain water! In this Urban Treehouse video, Mikael explains how to use a bilge pump to water your garden from a sealed pool cover. Continue reading “Eco-Pro Tip // Rain Capture with a Bilge Pump”

Eco-Driving Tips // Changing Our Behavior Rather Than Our Car

Here in Southern California, the car is king. According to Forbes, the average commute time in the Los Angeles area is 32.3 minutes, with many people facing drive times of 90 minutes or more. While public transportation is an option for many, the use of cars continues to be as high as it’s ever been. So what does this mean for the environment? Continue reading “Eco-Driving Tips // Changing Our Behavior Rather Than Our Car”

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