Archive for the conservation Category

Commercial Recycling: Good for Business, Good for our Future

Commercial Recycling: Good for Business, Good for our Future In advance of our Recycling Rock Show at the Opolis tonight, we would like to share with the community some of the facts we found about commercial recycling… Commercial Recycling generates new job growth: in recycling collection, support, supervisory and management roles. The cost-effectiveness of community recycling […]

Growth in Norman: Ending Urban Sprawl and Developing High Density Living

With the recent passage of the $43 million transportation bond package in Norman – a proposal that I personally supported – the topic of urban sprawl has been thrust into the spotlight for community discussion. Over the decades since World War II, most cities in the United States have encouraged and even mandated growth that […]

‘YouTube Night’ Recap

Thank you to everyone who came out Wednesday night, Amanda, Steve, Mary, John, Andy, Laine, Kendrick, Connor, Katelyn, Nicole, the nice girl who will have to remain nameless since I never properly                                               […]

Evan’s Labor Day Fall Garden Update

Hi everyone, I hope you’ve been enjoying the festivities and relaxation of Labor Day Weekend, I personally have spent much of the past two days reminding myself that the Public Library is closed; I love that place. 🙂 I do have some fairly good news to report about the garden: it’s not dead :-), but […]

OG&E moving toward smart grid

From The Journal Record: Alford said that technology would include some type of user interface – either computer-based or a countertop device – that would be used by the customer to manage their energy costs. “The smart meter allows us to read your meter, stop and start service and know when there’s an outage,” he […]