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Garden Pool 

Unused pools have so many uses. Think back to 1970's, Southern California. In Dogtown and Z-Boys, the City Of Los Angeles made an official declaration of a drought that meant swimming pools had to be emptied of water. Taking advantage of this, the Z-Boys got...

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MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2011

Solution Stories

This is an optimistic way to begin the week. (Just you wait.) Climate Solutions has an awesome video series documenting real, local examples of businesses incorporating sustainability into their practices. But from french fries to irrigation check these examples of sustainability solutions. Check these examples....

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2009

Around the Blogosphere

Here's a little guide to get you caught up on what you might have missed the last few weeks in Spokane's blogosphere. Everything from winter farmers' markets, a local favorite closing, worm composting, green innovation and hug a farmer day. Read on.Craig Goodwin, our DTE...

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Innovation Thursday

Because science, technology and innovation are cool, and we're geeks at heart, enjoy the following videos about market-ready products and services that are designed to save energy, save resources, make our society cleaner and more efficient, and most importantly, get people thinking about the next...

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