20 Apr '11, 8pm

In honor of #420: Five ways to green your marijuana habit

In honor of #420: Five ways to green your marijuana habit

Happy 4/20! Sorry to harsh your buzz, but indoor pot growing is a major bad trip for the environment. (All right, no more mixed drug metaphors. Maybe a couple.) Let’s be blunt (okay, one more): If marijuana ever becomes legal in the U.S., we'll have to start thinking about how to keep it from bogarting all our energy. (Done now.) Fortunately, cheeba lovers of the world are already way out ahead on this one: 1. California's Organicann has started dispensing its medical marijuana in biodegradable packaging . 2. Lighting hipsters know that CFLs are for squares, and were only ever intended to be a bridge solution. If you're serious about your indoor grow rig, it's time you switched to super energy-efficient LEDs . 3. Reuse > Recycling any day of the week. These pot containers are made from repurposed Altoids tins. 4. This house is literally made out of pot . And it’s not just ...

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