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Food & Sustainable Living

Rain gardens could make runoff safe for salmon

Filtering polluted stormwater through soil makes it non-lethal for fish.

A Green Light for Using Rain Barrel Water on Garden Edibles

New research bolsters the case for roof runoff for irrigation—with some notes of caution.

Weekend Reading 1/2/15

Tour the first tiny house, "Skynet Marshmallow Bumper Bots," and more.

Weekend Reading 12/5/14

Secrets of the no-waste holidays, breaking through the "bikelash," and more.

Sustainability Between the Sheets

Seventh Generation founder & daughter let you "do what's natural."

Weekend Reading 10/31/14

What is heroism?; bike-friendly Halloween costumes; and more.

Weekend Reading 10/24/14

A "subdivide" suggestion, getting at "the good life," and more.

Birth Control? There’s an App for That

Planned Parenthood pioneers a new program to improve contraceptive access.

Seattle Goes Backward on Micro-housing

What will it take to build a power base for inexpensive housing?

Living Longer in British Columbia

Longer life spans a sign of better health north of the 49th parallel.