Whats the buzz on the latest issues in the Green Community? Check out what you may have missed last week:
Green DIY: Using the sun and hula hoops to naturally heat your pool (video) - These "lily pad pool warmers" float on the surface of the water and attract heat from the sun, thus heating the water in the pool in the process.
EarthTalk: How long does it take a plastic grocery bag to decompose? - Setting the record straight.
Say goodbye to batteries: Talk-powered cell phones in development - Cell phones in the near future could be powered by the spoken word — literally.
Photos from a whimsical holiday: National Park(ing) Day - On Friday, Sept. 17, city dwellers across the country converted the an everyday slab of asphalt into the serene and magical on National Park(ing) Day.
Could Florida actually be a leader in banning sugar drinks from public schools? - The Orlando Sentinel reports that the state's Board of Education on Tuesday agreed to move forward on a plan to eliminate "sugary" beverages and the state the first in the country to ban chocolate milk in public schools.