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Green Gadgets

Technology is a fact of modern life, but some of it comes at a significant cost to our resources. If you’re looking for home-technology...

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.

Putting Bikes Where Our Values Are

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

Upcycled items are eco-friendly and useful, even artful

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

Haley’s Homespuns: Little-Known Hacks to Save Water

A few tips and tricks to save water It’s hot! Water-wasting ways are tempting in summer, but conservation should always be key. We know you...

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...

Tiny Houses: The big benefits of living with less

Living small changes lives in a big way. Some residents are finding their lives are fuller with less.

The Soil Solution: Regenerative Farming

Regenerative-farming techniques could reverse climate change through enhancing the soil.

Why imperfect food should find its way to our tables

The Beauty of Ugly Food: Why imperfect food should find its way to our tables instead of the trash.

Growing Year-Round

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