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Soapbox Monday: The eco-sins of hotels
Mon, Jan 30, 2012, 4:19 PM
It’s true that hotels, motels and inns have made efforts to lessen their impact. Rare is the bathroom these days that doesn’t...
Soapbox Monday: Are suburbs sustainable?
Mon, Jan 9, 2012, 12:58 PM
Are the suburbs on the way out? Environmental advocates have long held that the single family home on a wide swath of lawn, far from public...
Soapbox Monday: Tell us about your fave green apps
Mon, Nov 14, 2011, 5:00 AM
Green apps, anyone? We want to hear about your favorites. Please tell us about them in the “comments” section below. This morning’s...
Soapbox Monday: Tell us what you think about highway trees
Mon, Aug 15, 2011, 11:26 AM
In this morning's newspaper, I wrote a story about the conflict over trees along highways. Highway engineers and agencies look at them as...
Soapbox Monday: Can anyone escape energy-guzzling TV?
Mon, Aug 8, 2011, 10:58 AM
I have a television, although just one. And I like a few shows. But I don't want televisions following me through my day, clamoring for my...
Soapbox Monday: What to do about Tim DeChristopher?
Mon, Jul 25, 2011, 2:06 PM
On Tuesday, activist Tim DeChristopher is due to be sentenced in a Salt Lake City federal court after being convicted for disrupting a federal...
Soapbox Monday: Can you top this green wedding?
Mon, Jul 18, 2011, 6:00 AM
It would be so easy to suspend sustainability for one big day -- a wedding. So isn't it wonderful that so many couples are thinking of ways...
Soapbox Monday: Does TV have to be instant-on?
Mon, Jun 27, 2011, 6:00 AM
That box with your TV that transforms the signal from the cable or satellite or whatever into something you can view comes with a big price:...
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