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July 8, 2020

Modular, affordable housing project opens in Portland

Argyle Gardens, a newly-opened modular co-housing development, is providing affordable housing for individuals who formerly experienced homelessness and are greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in […]
July 8, 2020

Victory at Standing Rock as Dakota Access pipeline shut down

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe won a reprieve after the Monday decision by a U.S. District Court judge to suspend the Dakota Access pipeline pending further […]
July 7, 2020

Natural pink walls make up this eco-friendly hotel in Oaxaca

Designed by studios Taller Lu’um and At-te, the Monte Uzulu boutique hotel in Oaxaca, Mexico has doors made from local wood and walls crafted with a combination of […]
July 7, 2020

COVID-19 disrupts recycling programs across the US

The pandemic is impacting yet another part of our world: recycling programs. The recycling industry is being riddled by budget shortfalls, an increase in single-use items […]
July 7, 2020

Appalachian Trail spared from Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Duke Energy Corp. and Dominion Energy Inc. have canceled the controversial 600-mile-long Atlantic Coast Pipeline that the companies planned to build under the Appalachian Trail. The energy giants […]
July 7, 2020

12 things you can’t compost

Composting is an easy and effective way to deal with food waste and fertilize your garden. Compost bins are readily available for purchase in a variety […]
July 7, 2020

Kudmai Collection repurposes vintage fishing boats into unique wood flooring

The Sacred Crafts, a San Diego-based brand focused on adding character to the home by sustainable methods, is giving new life to old wooden ships. The […]
July 6, 2020

Prefab apartment proposal wants to make city living more sustainable

Rotterdam-based architecture firm AEMSEN has recently unveiled BARBIZON, a design proposal for sustainable apartments built from prefabricated, cross-laminated timber modules. Created with the vision that cities […]