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  • Students learn about recycling, repurposing through textile drive

    Riverday School may be small, but the independent nonprofit hopes to make a big difference in the environment. With 20 students enrolled in grades K-6, three full-time teachers and one …


  • Nonprofit aims to educate community about sustainable future

    Tomorrow, millions of people in 192 countries will participate in Earth Day 2013 activities. But for Susanne Croft, Monday is just another day – another opportunity to help local businesses …


  • Worm composting plan takes Spokane economy summit spotlight

    A worm farm could be the next big business plan to boost Spokane’s economy. But so could a community farm on more than 400 acres and an online closet of …


  • Do Your Part: Make a difference, a small step at a time

    Who wants to be lectured about the environment or made to feel guilty about the damage we do to it every day? Instead, what we want is to feel empowered, …


  • 100 vendors slated at Eco Expo

    Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St., will host more than 100 sustainable construction, lifestyle and outreach vendors at the “Eco Expo” on June 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 …


  • Spokane businesses consider sustainability startup

    A Bellingham network that supports business, community and environmental sustainability has grown to 650 members and a budget of $1 million in seven years, co-founder Michelle Long said Monday in …


  • Doug Clark: Robber to be commended for sustainability act

    It’s Sustainable September, folks, which makes it the perfect time to give a little credit to those who are going the extra mile for the planet. In that regard, I …


  • Sustainable September packs a tasty lineup

    “Sustainable” is the September watchword in Spokane, but where does one start? Consider the food on your plate. Sustainable September, a monthlong series of events sponsored by Community-Minded Enterprises, includes …


  • Face Time: Nonprofit employee talks about sustainability

    Mariah Rose McKay is one of the coordinators of Sustainable September Spokane, a monthlong effort to encourage people to explore ways to live cleaner and work smarter. McKay, 26, is …


  • Tour, fair bring sustainability home

    There’s a lot of talk about sustainability these days. Sustainable gardening, sustainable communities, sustainable buildings – the list goes on. Some people take little steps toward a more sustainable lifestyle, …


  • Lawyers start to go ‘green’

    What used to be a niche – addressing the legal issues surrounding “green” buildings as a project goes from blueprints to finished job – is becoming a mainstream focus for …


  • Earth Friendly

    Living a greener lifestyle not only saves the planet. It also can save money. Americans consumes six times more energy than the world average, according to the Energy Information Administration, …


  • Earth- friendly business hailed

    Business practices that promote environmental sustainability often pay off in more ways than owners anticipate, Portland consultant Marsha Willard told a group of Spokane bankers, community development specialists and builders …


  • You are what you eat … and then some

    Each time you put food into your mouth, take a second to pause and put your fork down. Think before you eat, advised Brother David Andrews, a longtime advocate for …


  • Medieval for a modern life

    HERON, Mont. – Deep in the Cabinet Mountains east of Sandpoint, a fairytale village is being hatched. The design looks straight out of a Brothers Grimm story – half-timbered houses, …

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