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Upcycled items are eco-friendly and useful, even artful

There’s nothing new about repurposing old and discarded items, and Boulderites love upcycled items.

An Upward Trend | Upcycling

Upcycling takes recycling a step further, and local businesses and artisans are jumping on the bandwagon. By Wendy Underhill Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Upcycle. Most of us...

Salute to Solar

Going solar is easier than ever due to dropping costs and different financing options, rebates and credits. Here's a look at the current state of...

Green Guide: Simple Ways to be Green

Here are easy ways to make a difference in the planet’s health, and consequently, humankind’s health. By Anne Minard If you’re reading this, you’re probably part...

Putting Bikes Where Our Values Are

Could bicycling to the places we need to go solve many of the county’s problems?

Green Guide: Growing “Green” Food

The nation’s first net-zero greenhouse is being built and tested at a local organic farm by a Boulder firm, which hopes to develop it...

Green Guide: Turning an Energy Hog into an Efficient Home

If your home guzzles energy there’s no better time than now to do green remodeling, because rebates and incentives still exist. Two local green...

Green Guide: Going Uber Green

If you’re looking to green your home from the ground up, here’s some advice an recommendations from a couple who did just that. Photos by...

Living Large on a Small Scale

Although a rhino might have trouble squeezing into it, an individual or a couple would fit quite nicely. “It” is a new type of...

Green Guide: Spotlight on Green Lights

If there’s one bulb that goes off in your head, it should be green. Energy-efficient lighting is a relatively quick way to reduce energy...