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Holiday traditions should reflect what you truly love

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:12:00 -0500

(image) And for most debt-weary Americans, shopping is not on that list.

7 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers!

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:51:03 -0500

(image) Some of them taste better than the originals they were made from.

If you support walkable and bikeable cities, then support Small Business Saturday

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:25:55 -0500

(image) This year, take a side in the war on the car, and support stores on your neighborhood bike lane or transit route.

The problem with too many tote bags

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:05:00 -0500

(image) Reusable shopping bags were a great idea -- until we all started drowning in them.

Tiny House Warriors building tiny homes to block construction of oil pipeline (Video)

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:29:24 -0500

(image) These are tiny homes with an activist bent, taking a stand against the incursion of a pipeline that could contaminate indigenous lands.

Count your blessings this Thanksgiving

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:49:00 -0500

(image) Cultivating an attitude of gratitude will make you a better person in many ways.

Tesla kills the duck in Australia 45 days ahead of schedule

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:18:37 -0500

(image) His giant bet on a giant battery pays off.

Thanksgiving leftovers: A roundup of past Thanksgiving Day stories

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:09:47 -0500

(image) Gather round the holiday vegetable loaf and hear of Thanksgivings past on TreeHugger

BMW proposes elevated e-bike cycleways to ease congestion & speed commutes

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:45:24 -0500

(image) Instead of banning cars from city centers, this automaker recommends elevated roads for electric bikes & scooters to ease congestion and emissions.

3D printed modular units for the homeless would use under-utilized vertical walls

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:56:40 -0500

(image) This project proposes bringing back the single-room occupancy unit, but built vertically up on New York City's walls.

It's not just self-driving cars, it is a whole New Mobility Now

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:21:06 -0500

(image) A new study looks at how AVs are part of a much bigger picture of how we get around.

Don't worry about perfection when it comes to zero waste

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:22:00 -0500

(image) Zero waste expert Lindsay Miles tells people to start wherever they can, that actions are like ripples in the fight against plastic packaging.

DARPA turning plants into stealth environmental sensors

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:56:44 -0500

(image) Using the plant's natural defense mechanisms, the agency is working to develop spies in the natural world.

The electric house of the future was built in 1905

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:05:45 -0500

(image) It sounds much like the smart home of today.

Black Friday is losing appeal for US shoppers, but it's not as good as it sounds

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:46:00 -0500

(image) Consumerism is still ingrained, which is why we need to fight back with the 'Buy Nothing' movement.

Durham, NC, gets two "dock-less" bike share programs

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:10:27 -0500

(image) I guess Southern cities can get more bike friendly after all.

Meet the babies from the new season of Nat Geo's Savage Kingdom

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:51:58 -0500

(image) It's rough out there fighting for survival on the African plains, but savagery has its cute side too: Baby animals!

8 tips for reducing food waste this Thanksgiving

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:32:00 -0500

(image) Americans threw away the equivalent of 6 million turkeys last year. Let's make 2017 different.

UK commits £400m ($530m) for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:45:23 -0500

(image) That wasn't the only green measure in the latest budget either.

Photo: Great blue heron is magnificent in the breeze

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:56:46 -0500

(image) Our dapper photo of the day comes from Morro Bay, California.

Atlanta mandates all new construction be "electric vehicle ready"

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:59:54 -0500

(image) It's cheap to lay conduit and add breakers. But it could save thousands of dollars later.

Citing Blue Planet II, UK considers tax on single-use plastics

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:10:24 -0500

(image) Britain's Conservative government is expected to announce wide-ranging measures to tackle ocean plastic pollution.

Half-Tree House is a modern off-grid cabin built for $20,000

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:45:07 -0500

(image) Partially supported by two trees, this contemporary cabin offers a quiet retreat from the city.

Loyal Canadians still want French's ketchup

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:23:00 -0500

(image) Almost two years after a ketchup snub sparked a patriotic backlash in Ontario, sales for French's ketchup remain strong.

Vision Zero is so 20 years ago. It's time for Moving Beyond Zero.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:07:40 -0500

(image) The new vision promotes active transportation like walking and biking.

Giving thanks for four decades of protecting turkeys

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:01:19 -0500

(image) The wild turkey is one of the most enduring symbols of Thanksgiving – but you may not know how close we’ve all come to losing these birds. As recently as 1973, there were only about 1.5 million wild turkeys in all of North America.

Lush Spa takes you on a journey of deep relaxation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:07:00 -0500

(image) Stepping into the spa is like entering a rustic English cottage, with reclaimed decor, package-free products, and cups of strong tea.

Members call on REI to divest from banks funding fossil fuel industry

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:35:00 -0500

(image) Divestment would align nicely with the company's professed commitment to environmental stewardship.

New campaign launched to rebuild Penn Station

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:43:04 -0500

(image) New building technologies might make it cheaper and faster, too.

What to get a teenager for Christmas: a DIY muon detector

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0500

(image) For the technical teen or anyone with curiosity about harnessing cosmic rays to explore the environment around them. 4 hour build time. Bonus points for entrepreneurial skills