About Steve Hanley

Steve Hanley writes about the interface between technology and sustainability from his home in Rhode Island. You can follow him on Google + and on Twitter.

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Why MATTER Matters

November 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

MATTER co-founders Ren Yung Ho and Yvonne wanted to create a brand of apparel that would celebrate the heritage, culture, and artisan skills of the people who made their clothing

Synthetic Turf Saves Water

October 31st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

How much water does your lawn use each year? Synthetic turf can help make your lawn look beautiful AND reduce your water consumption... in addition to reducing your time mowing the lawn!

Benefits of Synthetic Turf for Medians

October 31st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Highway medians offer a bit of greenspace in the middle of rush hour, but what about the maintenance, time, and cost associated with keeping it beautiful. Turfscape makes the case for synthetic medians.

New Computer Promotes Small Scale Hydro Power

July 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Engineers at the Oregon State University College of Engineering have developed a computer program that is able to accurately predict how much electricity a small scale hydro power installation will produce now and in the future, even if local data is unavailable.

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