February 11, 2014
by MoreRecycling
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Learn to build a tiny house from salvaged building materials

Building and living in a tiny house can be a big step toward living more sustainably, but using repurposed salvaged building materials to build one might be the Holy Grail of green living. Continue reading

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March 15, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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Five ways to rock the Irish green on St Paddy’s day

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Since I happen to love Ireland – for me it’s not a family thing so much as a land-and-culture admiration thing – I herewith present five ways to … Continue reading

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May 23, 2012
by Meredith Connolly
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Local Sustainable Development Efforts Continue in India Despite Reckless Rhetoric

Meredith Connolly, Energy Law and Policy Fellow, San Francisco
Recent attacks on the UN’s Agenda 21 and ICLEI (“International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives”) in Tennessee and Virginia have portrayed&n… Continue reading

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March 29, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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"Twenty Years After Rio, Why are We Not There Yet?" Opening Remarks from theUS/Canada Citizens Summit for Sustainable Development

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
This post is first published on Sage Magazine by Angel Hertslet of the US Citizens Summit Blog Team 
The summit kicked off with a panel entitled “Tw… Continue reading

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December 1, 2011
by Kelly Henderson
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Higher Education Paves a Way Forward on Climate Change

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
These days, it’s tough to be an environmentalist on the national level. The current “Right-heavy” House pays little to no attention to the health impa… Continue reading

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August 26, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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"The most sustainable trip is the one you never had to take in the first place"

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC

 
The quote in today’s title comes from Alex Steffen, or more accurately from Steffen as presented in a terrific article on Treehugger by Lloyd Alter, summari… Continue reading

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