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  • Your trash is my treasure

    Your trash is my treasure

    If you want to find an inexpensive, entertaining way to furnish your house, try raiding the garbage in a resort town like Crested Butte, Colo.

  • Resolutions for living smarter in 2012

    Resolutions for living smarter in 2012

    We could all live healthier, more fulfilling and sustainable lives if we would try to do more with less.

  • Did the Park Service bow to pressure from Coca Cola on its bottle ban?

    Did the Park Service bow to pressure from Coca Cola on its bottle ban?

    A former Grand Canyon National Park superintendent believes that corporate pressure may have undermined a proposed ban on disposable water bottles in the park.

  • Oregon sculptor turns beach trash into meaningful art

    Oregon sculptor turns beach trash into meaningful art

    Angela Haseltine Pozzi makes thought-provoking art from the trash that washes up on Oregon's beaches.

  • The Universe on Blacktop

    The Universe on Blacktop

    A Colorado family finds satisfaction -- and cash -- in scavenging metal for recycling.

  • INNOVATE, Part II

    INNOVATE, Part II

    Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking: Green detective, Healthcare for the hard up, Developing to stop development, Low carbon brews and more.

  • Use it up, recycle, and never buy anything new – whew!

    Proud packrat and scavenger Jeannie Pomeroy urges Westerners to “think outside the Dumpster” when they’re getting rid of clutter.

  • Tackling Utah’s trash

    Issa Hamud, an engineer who was born in Somalia, helped Logan, Utah, create a successful recycling program.

  • Ashes to houses

    One of coal's big messes is transformed into building blocks

  • Heard around the West

    Worms at work; stupid hunter tricks; fighting starlings with falcons; cemetery soccer; Schweitzer’s dang-tootin’; Mount Rushmoo

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