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Growing Year-Round

A Boulder inventor’s revolutionary off-the-grid thermal system is perfect for heating greenhouses, homes, garages and studios year-round.

10 Revolutionary Building Materials In Use Throughout the World

What if pollution were a thing of the past? What if all trash was either biodegraded or reused? What if houses were constructed of...

Skimp or Splurge?

Winter’s the time to plan your landscape for spring. Here’s how to make the most of your garden budget. By Lisa Truesdale Whether you’re starting a landscape...

The Queen of Green

A New Age farmhouse that’s a “green come true” for its owners Large on space but low on energy bills By Sue Price Photos courtesy McCrerey...

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...

Ways to kick plastic to the curb

Simple lifestyle changes can reduce your plastic footprint. Just ask Beth Terry, who went from throwing out 3.5 pounds of plastic trash in a single month to less than 2 pounds a year.

Fishing for Solutions

  Green Guide Colorado Ocean Coalition is making waves in the direction of cleaner, sustainable oceans. No matter that Vicki Nichols Goldstein lives in Boulder, nearly 1,000...

It’s Good to be Green

An energy audit is one of the best ways to green your home, because it gives you ideas you never would have dreamed of...

Cleansers with Conscience

Eco-friendly products to get you squeaky-clean, teeth to toes If you’re trying to green your lifestyle, there’s no better place to start than your own...

Coping with Climate Change

Gardeners know Colorado’s weather wreaks havoc on plants, and it’s not getting any better with global warming. But the way you garden can make...