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Responsible Clothing

We’ve all done it; binge shopping, cheap clothes, bargain bins, and silly trends. We see a sale sign, it seems like really good deal, and we’re instantly sucked in; sliding hanger after hanger down the rack, listening to the screech … Continue reading

Vertical Gardening

With minimal room to grow our own food, and an increasing distrust for the items presented for purchase at the grocery store, what are we to do if we want to know exactly where our food comes from? Continue reading

The Economical, Emotional, and Environmental Benefits of Cycle Commuting

Better health, more energy, longer lifespan, less stress, and lower commuting cost… It’s official. Pedal your way to your workplace and enjoy a number of physical and emotional benefits. Continue reading

The Plight of the Honeybee

For centuries, honey bees have played an essential role in the maintenance of ecosystems around the world. Continue reading

Bats: Disappearing Heroes of the Ecosystem

Due to factors such as habitat destruction, climate change, and pesticides, like so many other animals that play vital roles in our ecosystems, bat populations are dwindling. Continue reading

Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Society is becoming more cognizant of the need to get from here to there in a manner that is practical, efficient, and sustainable. Here are four vehicles that stand out as an alternative to that gas-guzzling SUV you used to own… Continue reading

Bike Sharing

By making the system accessible – and affordable – it ensures that people will consider bike sharing to be as viable as any other means of getting from here to there. Continue reading

Choosing A Bike

Whether you’re hitting the discount department stores for something inexpensive, or you’re looking to take advantage of the expertise afforded by the staff at your neighborhood bicycle shop – it’s important to first establish your intentions and bike riding style in order to make the best choice. Continue reading

Night Cycling

If you are riding your bike at night, it is imperative that you take all the necessary precautions to decrease your chances of being involved in an accident. The following tips are designed to assist you in making sure you are safe while biking at night. Continue reading

Solar Powered Smart Bench

The days of simply using a bench to sit down for a quick minute are gone, at least in several Boston area parks. Solar Powered “Soofa” Smart Benches give you a place to sit, while also allowing you the opportunity to charge small gadgets using a USB. Continue reading