Bring the Outdoors In: Make Your Apartment a Garden Sanctuary

June 26, 2017 by  
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By Katherine Medlin One of the biggest drawbacks of apartment living can be the lack of an outdoor space, especially for nature lovers. Don’t have a nice balcony or patio? That doesn’t mean you can’t let nature in, making your apartment a more…

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10 Ways To Start The School Year Green And Healthy

August 14, 2015 by  
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I don’t know about you but it will be a big shift for our family to get back into the school ‘schedule’. We’ve been up late, sitting around campfires, eating whenever we feel like it and loving the lack of structure. All of that is about to change…

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Should supply or demand drive sustainable products?

July 4, 2013 by  
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Companies expect more demand for sustainable solutions, but with consumers bemoaning the lack of green products, companies aren’t keeping up as it is.

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Former Barista Tells Starbucks: Brew More Fair Trade Coffee

October 19, 2011 by  
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Image: marcopako via flickr Sam Greenblatt liked working for Starbucks—he thought the company treated its employees well. But when he learned that Starbucks offers 100-percent fair trade-certified coffee and espresso at its stores in Europe, he decided it was time to speak up about the lack of similar practices in the U.S…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Could #OccupyWallStreet Become a Constitutional Convention?

October 19, 2011 by  
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Applications Open: Unreasonable Institute Looking For World-Saving Entrepreneurs

October 19, 2011 by  
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Image: The Unreasonable Institute I wrote last year about the Boulder-based Unreasonable Institute’s search for people who have great ideas, who think big, who want to change the world, and who seem like they can. Last year’s fellowship was a great success: … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Copenhagen’s Silver Lining: Is the Accord a Big Step Forward?

December 28, 2009 by  
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Photo via Inhabitat The general reaction to the Copenhagen Accord, as you’re likely well aware, has been disappointment . Especially in green circles , the lack of legally binding initiatives and the vague parameters outlined seemed like an overwhelming cop out (pardon the pun). But not everyone is down on COP15 –the

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Road to Copenhagen: Is a ‘politically-binding’ agreement worthless or a path to progress?

November 5, 2009 by  
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photo: quinn.anya on flickr From all I can gather, the actual on-paper negotiations are moving this week, progressing in some way towards some kind of agreement. (We’ll get to what kind of agreement soon.) But we wouldn’t have much way of knowing, since proceedings largely disappeared behind closed doors this week. I’ve been told by plenty of folks–including two former US negotiators–that I shouldn’t complain about the lack of access, because it’s the closed-door meetings where things really get done.

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