The manager of Asheville, N.C.’s sustainability office talks about her Twitter profile, making sustainability pay, and how her city is blowing Portland out of the water.
Philadelphia's sustainability director talks about overflowing sewers, making climate change a central part of city government, and her city’s lovely bones.
In the first of our series about the women who are leading the fight to make cities more green, Minneapolis Sustainability Director Gayle Prest talks about putting beehives on city hall, the Asian carp invasion, and her Spandex-free approach to biking.
Clothing lasts longer if you know how to take care of it, but plenty of people can't even decode the runes on the tags. No longer: We submit the Rosetta Stone for decoding laundry labels. Learn it, save your clothes, and save a little bit of resources in the process.
Big retail companies -- from Adidas to Walmart -- are taking a deep look at the environmental impacts of their products.
Watch Jillian Owens transform old doozies into fashion do's.
We are drowning in cheap clothes, says Elizabeth Cline. The author talks about the fashion industry's big problems -- and why the solutions are more fun than a trip to Forever 21, anyway.
After nearly going extinct in the ’60s, vintage streetcars are returning to the rails in downtowns from Philly to San Francisco. Here's what it looks like when mass transit goes retro.
We've poured billions in to low-income housing deep in the suburbs and far from mass transit. The result? Just getting to work and back and paying rent can gobble up half a family's income. Now, affordable housing is getting a facelift.