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Submit nominations for front page project highlighting by adding a [[{{newsection}}|'''new section''']] to this page. It would be good to have one per week.
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==Current Highlight==
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Image:Final final.jpg|250px|thumb|center|Are you on a purified water grid?  Frustrated at flushing your bodily waste with some of the cleanest drinking water in the world?  Do something about it.
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Image:NP58.jpg|250px|thumb|center|Homemade house paints - exposed, exploited, examined and explained.
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Image:6_OccidentalGwTreatmentTanksBubbles.JPG|250px|thumb|center|Greywater without land.  A five stage, activated sludge greywater system in drums.
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Image:Strong_Angel_Day_4.035_2.jpg|280px|thumb|center|The Hexayurt is a refugee shelter system that uses an approach based on "autonomous building" to provide not just a shelter, but a comprehensive family support unit which includes drinking water purification, composting toilets, fuel-efficient stoves and solar electric lighting.  8/15/07 Update: Winner of the Treehugger Participate! contest for Burning Man.
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Image:BnW shail.jpg|250px|thumb|center|Recent winners of the $25,000 Economic Fuel award.  Wild Chick Farm pecks ahead on local sustainable chicken raising.
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! [[Image:Kivagreenhouse1 (45).jpg|250px|thumb|right|'''Click for project -> [[Kiva%E2%80%99s_straw_bale_greenhouse|Kiva's straw bale greenhouse]] ''Year round veggies in a homemade, just under the permitting limit, strawbale greenhouse. ''''']]
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! [[Image:Erssons cistern.jpg|250px|thumb|right|'''Click for project -> [[Ersson rainwater harvest and purification (original)]] ''Rainwater catchment and purification system, at less than $1500, for the majority of household use. ''''']]
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! [[Image:Solarmowerleft.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''' Click for Project -> [[Solar Charged Lawnmower]]<br /> ''Converting a very used gas power lawnmower into a solar charged, low emission, almost silent, lawn cutting machine.''''']]
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==Discussion==
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As stated and pushed by the Admins:  The highlighted project should rotate much more frequently.  Semimonthly for now, and never more than daily in the future.  --[[User:Lonny|Lonny]] 13:09, 1 December 2006 (PST)
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:And it should be on a feed, so that readers can get an RSS feed of new highlighted projects. --[[User:Lonny|Lonny]] 19:35, 7 March 2007 (PST)
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==Submitted for highlighting==
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*Submit a project for highlighting here
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Revision as of 13:15, 22 August 2008

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